"..one of the continent's strongest standard bearers for the straight ahead jazz guitar sound." (LondonJazz News)
Over the past few years the Swedish guitarist and composer Pål Nyberg has been involved in numerous international projects with collaborators from most parts of Europe, South and North America as well as the far East. Since graduating the renowned Conservatorium van Amsterdam in 2010, he has been busy traveling, playing with many of the great young improvisers of the diverse jazz and impro scene of Scandinavia and continental Europe. Latest album release is "Snow Tiger" (2015) with the group "Halperin-Nyberg Connection". New album coming soon (begining of 2017), Jimmy Halperin with Pål Nyberg trio, "Live at A-trane - Berlin". Pål Nyberg is currently a master student (performance - jazz) at the Royal Collage of Music in Stockholm.
Pål started to play the clarinet at the age of 9 but switched to guitar a few years later. It was in his teens, when he studied at the music department at Södra Latins Gymnasium he grow a deeper interest for jazz and improvised music. After he graduated Södra Latin he studied guitar and jazz improvisation at Fridhems Folkhögskola in southern Sweden, then he moved to the Netherlands where he studied at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Pål has studied and had lessons with; Jesse van Ruller, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Martijn van Iterson, Dave Liebman, Mark Turner, John Abercrombie, Jonathan Kreisberg, Branford Marsalis.
Pål is constantly on the move looking for new inspirations and musical thrills. He has collaborated with many different musicians from around the world. Here are a few of them:
Josh Ginsburg, Sri Hanuraga, Frederick Menzies, Marcelo Gabard Pazos, Andreas Fryland, Georg Riedel, Anders Bergcrantz, Eva Novoa, Joonas Leppänen, Jesper Løvdal, Moussa Fadera, Jonas Ganzemuller, Torbjörn Zetterberg, Enric Peinado, Jos Machtel, Joost Patocka, Jimmy Halperin, Torbjorn Ömalm, Maarten Hogenhuis, Susana Santos Silva, Jan Allan, Linus Lindblom and many more..
Photo: Harald Kahn