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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: April 7, 1951 | Died: December 5, 2002

Born in 1951, Bob Berg began his musical experience at the age of six, studying classical piano at his home in Brooklyn N.Y. He began playing saxophone at the age of 13, and soon thereafter attended the High School of the Performing Arts. In 1968, Berg was admitted to The Juilliard School, studying classical saxophone. While attending Juilliard, Berg was offered a tour with the organist Jack McDuff, which began his career as a jazz musician.

In 1973, Berg joined Horace Silver’s band and remained there for three years, appearing on three of Silver’s albums. It was in this period that Bob also became active on the New York jazz scene meeting other young musicians and playing and exchanging ideas with many of his peers. It also gave him the opportunity to work with some of the great bands working around the city....
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Savoy Jazz
2005
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    2005
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    The Jazztimes Superband

    Atlantic Jazz
    2000
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    Riddles

    Atlantic Jazz
    1994
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    Virtual Reality

    Atlantic Jazz
    1993
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    Enter The Spirit

    Atlantic Jazz
    1993
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    Back Roads

    Atlantic Jazz
    1991
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    In The Shadows

    Atlantic Jazz
    1990
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