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Lina Nyberg

Born: February 27, 1970    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Lina Nyberg

In September 2011 the Swedish composer and jazz singer Lina Nyberg and her band released a new CD ‐ PALAVER (Moserobie Records). The music is a blend of influences from Brazilian Tropicalia, European Free form, modern classical composers, the American songbook and old school jazz. Her odd and poetic lyrics has a comical twist as well as a drastic significance inspired by dreams and real life. In this particular project every song is named after a person that has meant a lot to her, friends, musicians, authors, relatives ” Get to know; Aliisa, Claude, Caetano, Paul and the others. In March 2011 Lina Nyberg was awarded the prestigious Jazzmusician of the Year‐prize by the Swedish Radio and in October 2011 she was the Guest of Honour at the Umeå International Jazz Festival...
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Awards:

Swedish Jazz Grammy 1995 Swedish Jazzmusician of the year 2011 (Swedish Radio)
°ALL ABOUT JAZZ: April Jazz Festival in Espoo Finland in april 2010 “… one should expect innovation and experimentation from her, and this she supplied in quantity with an evening of her own quirky compositions and banter. Her polished, witty style is matched by her well balanced quartet featuring the male powerhouse of Josef Kellerdahl and Peter Danemo on bass and drums, and the equally quirky, delicate piano work of Cecilia Persson. Nyberg's writing style is something of a cross between glee club and post punk songstress, described elsewhere as “avant cabaret jazz.”…” ANTHONY SHAW ALL ABOUT JAZZ

°ORKESTERJOURNALEN ” Nyberg has an enormous presence on stage. The voice is deep, totally convincing and honest… it seems like Nyberg never stops. She returns in new shapes and shows an absolutely self-willed creativity.” LARS GRIP OJ

°DIGJAZZ “From the very start you're captured in a firm grip by the singing and acting of Lina Nyberg. To let go is almost impossible. … A very enjoyable occasion.” JAN OLSSON DJ

°DAGENS NYHETER ”When jazzsinger Lina Nyberg makes a Show is it one of her strongest sides that speaks out to us… it seems that Nyberg is headed in the direction she feels for, and stays for as long as she wishes, JOHANNES CORNELL DN

°ORKESTERJOURNALEN ”With enthusiasm I establish the fact that Lina Nyberg has developed a scenic ability to create a condensed and friendly atmosphere in the room.Her vocals are filled with drama and suspense varied with intimate, almost whispering combinations of words. Leif Wigh OJ

°JAZZTIMES Berlin Jazzfest Germany 2008 : “Another Swede, the intriguing and unabashedly eclectic Lina Nyberg... She was dressed to impress, sartorially and musically. Fortified by an artful band, Nyberg cooks up new flavors in the vein of jazz-inspired art pop, a fresh sound very much worth seeking out.” JOE WOODARD, JAZZTIMES

°ALL ABOUT JAZZ about CD ”The Show”: ”Nyberg has a warm and evocative voice and her wise and bold presentation and playful phrasing are enticing within the song interpretations. Her musicians”pianist Cecilia Persson, who frames this show with three original compositions, bassist Josef Kallerdahl and drummer Peter Danemo, are perfect companions for this theatrical journey.”EYAL HAREUVENI, ALL ABOUT JAZZ

1993 – Close (Prophone Records) 1994 – When the Smile Shines Through (Prophone) 1996 – So Many Stars (Prophone Records) 1997 – Temper (Prophone Records) 1998 – Open (Prophone Records) 2000 – Smile (Prophone Records) 2001 – Brasilien (Prophone Records) 2003 – Time (Prophone Records) 2004 – A Song Book (Spice of Life) 2004 – Saragasso (Moserobie) 2006 – Tellus (Moserobie) 2007 – Brasil Big Bom (Caprice Records) 2009 – The Show (Moserobie) 2010 – West Side Story (Hoob Records) 2011 – Palaver (Moserobie)

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Primary Instrument:
Vocalist

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Lina Nyberg has teacher advanced students since 1998 in jazz ensemble, improvisation and vocal interpretation and technique.

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