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Lina Nyberg

One of Sweden’s most creative and innovative jazz singers
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Lina Nyberg is one of Sweden’s most creative and innovative jazz singers. For about 20 years she has been attracting consistent and widespread attention, starting with the debut in 1993 with the duo CD Close together with late pianist Esbjörn Svensson until now, at the release of her 18th album Terrestrial - the third part of a trilogy.
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Since 2013 Lina has been working on this trilogy of albums, composing new music about our planet and the elements for different kinds of settings. In 2014 part one was released – Sirenades (music for big band and jazz quintet) and 2016 part 2 Aerials (music for string quartet and jazz quintet).

In October 2017 the final majestic part of Lina Nybergs astonishing album trilogy about humanity, the world and music itself was released – Terrestrial (Hoob records). For this album Lina has composed and arranged music for symphony orchestra (and her band) on commission from the distinguished NorrlandsOperan Symphony Orchestra in Umeå. 

Lina Nyberg Band – intuitive, brave and creative, has toured all over the globe and celebrates this year 10 years together as a band.

Lina Nyberg vocals, David Stackenäs guitar, Cecilia Persson piano, Josef Kallerdahl bass, Peter Danemo drums. 

“Going from dramatic and cloudy to bright, Nyberg and her band seemed like extensions of one another, despite the music’s unpredictable idiosyncrasies.” Down Beat Magazine

“Masterful, imaginative and inspiring…” All About Jazz

“This work has a lot to offer, it is so rich in all it’s many parameters that it needs multiple listenings to grasp on the whole. In the end, we are entirely content” Jazz.pt 

“With her arresting delivery, moving, poetic songs and exquisite orchestral arrangements tempts us to listen very carefully.” Salt-Peanuts.eu

"Nyberg’s incredible command of the lyrics and music, and compelling musical vision make this ambitious storytelling project riveting." Down Beat Magazine