Andreas Öberg

Andreas Öberg (Andreas Oberg) (Stockholm, August 6, 1978) is a Swedish jazz guitarist, and gypsy jazz guitarist with the most impressive technique. He studied jazz guitar at the Stockholm Royal Music Academy.

Inspired by: George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Django Reinhardt, Pat Metheny, Pat Martino and Toninho Horta, Scott Henderson, Frank Gambale. His favorite guitarist is George Benson.

He has performed with artists in many different styles such as Les Paul, Eros Ramazzotti, Toots Thielemans, Hank Jones, Harvey Mason, Bireli Lagrene, Larry Coryell, Barbara Hendricks, Martin Taylor, Stuart Hamm, John Pisano, Danny Gottlieb, James Genus, Marian Petrescu, Jimmy Rosenberg, Wycliffe Gordon, Gary Novak, Roger Kellaway, Harvie S, Joe Beck, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Beasley, Joey De Francesco, Mark Murphy, Stochelo Rosenberg, Angelo Debarre, Dorado Schmitt and Florin Nicolescu.

Gear: His acoustic gypsy jazz guitar is the AJL Gypsy Fire model designed by Andreas Öberg & AJL-Guitars, with a “Basik” microphone system from Schertler.

Websites: Official website of Andreas Øberg, Myspace