Biography

Espen Berg is a Norwegian pianist, arranger and composer. He has a master’s degree in improvisation and jazz, taken at the highly acknowledged jazz department at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. Currently, Espen’s main projects include his solo project, jazztrios Listen and Green Serene, and Kåre Kolve Quartet.

Espen has travelled around the world playing concerts in all parts of Norway, Cuba, Syria, Spain, France, Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Hungary, among other places. He has participated on several CDs, and worked with artists such as Per Jørgensen, Susanne Lundeng, Mambo Compañeros, Marius Neset, Jovan Pavlovic, Amer Dahbar, Maher Mahmoud, Sissel Kyrkjebø, Darryl Tookes, among others. Espen has also written music for the grammy nominated Trondheim Soloists and Cikada String Quartet.

In 2007 he was awarded with the prize for best soloist at Hoeilaart International Jazz Contest in Belgium, and he was nominated for the annual Montreux Solo Jazz Piano Competition in 2012. Espen has been lecturing at the university in Trondheim and Trøndertun college since 2005.

Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Til Johannes Classical Aug 3, 2012 464
Vandringsmann Jazz Aug 3, 2012 549
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