Bengt Hallberg

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... read moreOne of Sweden's top jazz pianists, Bengt Hallberg made his first trio recordings when he was 17. In the 1950s, he recorded with Lars Gullin, Arne Domnerus, and such traveling Americans as Clifford Brown, Stan Getz, and Quincy Jones. He worked as a member of the Swedish Radio Big Band (1956-1963)...

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Bengt Hallberg
Prélude C Minor
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Dinah
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The Things We Did Last Summer
3:17
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Whiskey Sour
4:55
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Too Late Now
4:09

Biography

Active: 1950s-1980s
Country Of origin: Sweden

One of Sweden's top jazz pianists, Bengt Hallberg made his first trio recordings when he was 17. In the 1950s, he recorded with Lars Gullin, Arne Domnerus, and such traveling Americans as Clifford Brown, Stan Getz, and Quincy Jones. He worked as a member of the Swedish Radio Big Band (1956-1963), and, although in demand as a writer for films and television, Hallberg has continued playing jazz on a part-time basis (often with Domnerus and Karin Krog), mostly recording for Swedish labels such as Metronome, Sonet, and Phontastic. ~ Scott Yanow~ Rovi

Appears in

The Sounds of Cool Jazz
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