What's Hot With Jazz Guitar: Andreas Oberg

by Doc Dosco

This week we feature Swedish jazz guitarist Andreas Oberg. He smokes, folks! Andreas Oberg was born in Stockholm on August 6, 1978. At the age of 18, Andreas made a name for himself on the vibrant Swedish jazz scene performing with many of Swedens top jazz artists and he was also admitted to the Royal Music Academy in Stockholm.

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During recent years Andreas √∑berg has been working with his own projects as well as performing with artists in many different styles such as Les Paul, Barbara Hendricks, Jimmy Rosenberg, Putte Wickman, Joe Beck, Bruce Forman, Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ulf Wakenius, Joey DeFransesco, Mark Murphy, Stochelo Rosenberg, Angelo Debarre, Marian Petrescu, Dorado Schmitt, Ken Peplowski and Florin Nicolescu just to name a few.

Andreas Oberg plays both mainstream jazz, modern jazz and gypsy swing(Django Reinhardt-style). Andreas playing has impressed jazz listeners all over the world, with his energy, swing and technique. Andreas has performed on Tv & radio and has also been featured in several jazz and guitar magazines.

Awards Fasching Jazz Award 2002

Winner of National Jazz Competition 2002

Nominated for Guitar Peoples Prize 2002

Hagstrm Guitar Award 2003

Armstrong Award 2003

Gevalia Award 2004

Scandinavian Patron of Le Quecumbar 2004

Nominated for Guitar Peoples Prize 2004

Winner of the Audience Prize at the final of Gibson

International Guitar Competition in Montreux 2006.

CDs

Andreas invites Yorgui&Ritary 2004

Young Jazz Guitarist 2005

Solo 2006

Books

Gypsy Fire 2005

Andreas Oberg's website:

www.andreas-oberg.com/index2.html

Doc Dosco is a jazz guitarist, composer and audio consultant living in Los Angeles, CA. His website is located at http://www.docdosco.com, where you can find more information on the 'What's Hot with Jazz Guitar' columns, audio clips of Doc's playing, and many additional features. Doc now endorses Peerless Guitars and has the website Jazz Guitar Zone to help promote Peerless jazz guitars in the US. He also endorses the new Pignose Valve Tube Amps -- great for jazz (and anything else!)

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