SHELLY BERG

Hard Bop / Third Stream / Post Bop • United States
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Although he has achieved some recognition as the president of the International Association of Jazz Educators and as a teacher, Shelly Berg's powerhouse piano playing has thus far been generally overlooked due to him not recording often enough. Inspired by his father, trumpeter Jay Berg, Shelly, at the age of six, was accepted at the Cleveland Institute of Music. He started playing professionally when he was 13, playing both classical music and jazz. Moving to Houston with his family when he was 15, Berg played regularly with Arnett Cobb and various all-stars passing through town. He turned down a job with Woody Herman to finish his education. After graduating from the University of Houston, Berg played locally with a variety of groups, including the Brass Connection. He became a respected music educator at San Jacinto College in Texas before moving to Los Angeles in 1991 to teach at U.S.C. Shelly read more...
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The Nearness Of YouThe Nearness Of You
Arbors Records 2009
$8.97
$6.22 (used)
The DeepThe Deep
Cheskey Records 2017
$12.95
$8.08 (used)
Shelly Berg: The Will: A Tribute to Oscar PetersonShelly Berg: The Will: A Tribute to Oscar Peterson
C.a.R.S. Records 1999
$44.00
$33.99 (used)
JoyJoy
Digital Music Prod 1996
$13.30
$26.79 (used)
Joy by Shelly BergJoy by Shelly Berg
Digital Music Prod
$171.57
$48.44 (used)
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SHELLY BERG The Joy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Joy
Hard Bop 1996
SHELLY BERG The Will: Tribute to Oscar Peterson album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Will: Tribute to Oscar Peterson
Hard Bop 1997
SHELLY BERG Jazz Pianist Shelly Berg Performs to This Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Pianist Shelly Berg Performs to This Day
Hard Bop 2005
SHELLY BERG Blackbird album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blackbird
Hard Bop 2005
SHELLY BERG Shelly Berg And David Finck : The Deep album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shelly Berg And David Finck : The Deep
Post Bop 2017
SHELLY BERG Gershwin Reimagined : An American in London album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gershwin Reimagined : An American in London
Third Stream 2018

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SHELLY BERG Shelly Berg / Frank Potenza : First Takes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shelly Berg / Frank Potenza : First Takes
Hard Bop 2005
SHELLY BERG Nearness of You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nearness of You
Hard Bop 2009

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