Born: October 9, 1977
Instruments: Tenor Sax, Bass Clarinet, Flute, Computer
BIO Swedish jazz pioneer Nils Berg is one of the most influential voices in nordic jazz. With his quartet, The Stoner, he has made a name for himself both in Sweden and internationally, and in 2007 he received the prestigious Jazz-in- Sweden-award.. As a composer he won’t dodge projects that cross over conventional borders - collaborations with electronica artist Forss and choreographer Dorte Olesen to name a couple. His trio Nils Berg Cinemascope is a prime example of this, fusing jazz together with video clips of musicians from all over the globe gathered from YouTube....
Awards2000 Wins 1st prize in the Swedish national composer's competition "Jazzverk 2000" 2007 Recieves the Jazz-in-Sweden award and tours with Concerts Sweden. 2013 Swedish Arts Council - 2 year composer's scholarship 2014 Swedish Arts Council - Vancouver composer's residence scholarship
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