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Nils Berg

Primary Instrument: Clarinet, bass

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....
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Awards

2000 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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    Vocals

    Hoob Records
    2014

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Vocals

Hoob Records (2014)

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”Berg transcends conceptual cleverness; the tunes and the performances would be fantastic even without the video cameos.” DOWNBEAT ”The Fellini of swedish jazz” DN ”Mysterious and irresistible” ROLLING STONE ”Nils Berg Cinemascope is not only an exciting project with an ingenious concept that broadens my view of what live music is, it's also among the best I've heard in a long time. Really bloody good” G-P ”Nils Berg feels like some kind of new jazz musician. Personal, humble, direct and unruly”. “Music that holds more than it excludes ��” it has groove, beauty and something almost naïvely affirmative to it … A new kind of jazz” (DN) “Tenor sax player Nils Berg leads the quartet the Stoner with credit...

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