Teddy Presberg

Music rooted in improvisation, inspired by the moment and the audience.

Composer - Producer - Studio Guitarist - Eductator

Teddy Presberg’s music is an experimental mash of soul, funk, and rock n’roll - a blend of sounds described as shoegaze jazz. His live shows are rooted in improvisation, inspired by the moment and the audience. Often compared to the funky, soulful jazz musicians Grant Green and Eddie Harris, you also hear artists such as Jack White and Beck influence his sound. His music is fresh, ever evolving, and lays out his immediate and unfiltered response to our society and times (check out his Apocalypse Yesterday EP).

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”The Crown Prince of Funk Improv” - BullFrogMusic Reviews

“The baddest soul jazz guitarist you’ve never heard of.” - Arch Magazine

“Blueprint of Soul: Critic's Pick Top 10 Album of 2007” - All About Jazz

“There is power to his playing, a thunderous sound that will rattle you to the core.” - Loudvine

“Like a storyteller, he spins effortless yarns written in jazz and punctuated with funk, calling for his listeners to follow him on his journey. Fresh and fluid yet rooted and evocative, his music simply tries to say what he feels must be said.” - KDHX

“Whispering sweet psychedelic nothings through his jazz grooved riffs and soulful guitar funk, Teddy has opened a vast arena of excitement.” - Maximum Ink

“A stunning glimpse of the soul-shattering power of emotive musical construction.” - Metro Spirit

“Celebrating jazz’s eclectic spirit.” - Shepherd Express

“A celebration of movement and of muscular momentum

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

Portland, OR

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Discography

  • Boo
    Boo
    Teddy Presberg
    DoveDriver EP
  • Blue Orleans
    Blue Orleans
    Teddy Presberg
    Teddy Presberg Music Club 2012

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