Philip Aaberg life and biography

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Philip Aaberg biography

Date of birth : 1949-04-08
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Havre, Montana, United States
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-06-30
Credited as : Piano composer, keyboardist,

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Philip Aaberg is an American pianist, keyboardist and composer.

This Montana-born keyboardist and composer studied music at Harvard on a Leonard Bernstein scholarship before paying his dues on the San Francisco blues scene. Aaberg's wide range of abilities led to guest appearances on over 80 albums. He also toured with artists as varied as Peter Gabriel, John Hiatt, Kenny Rogers, and the Doobie Brothers. Upon signing with Windham Hill in 1985, Aaberg made his eclectic background pay off through a series of solo albums that show off his rigorous keyboard technique, diverse influences, and colorful compositional style.

Solo recordings

1985 High Plains
1988 Out of the Frame
1989 Upright
1992 Cinema
2000 Field Notes
2000 Live from Montana
2002 Christmas
2005 Blue West


1986 The Shape Of The Land (with Michael Hedges and William Ackerman)
1987 Morning Walk (with Metamora)
1990 Meridian (with Bernie Krause)
1995 A Wild Christmas (with Bernie Krause)
1998 A Christmas Heritage (with New Grange)
1999 New Grange (with New Grange)
2001 Tasting The Wine Country (with the Mike Marshall Quintet)
2008 CrossTime (with Darol Anger)
2009 Three Part Invention" (with Tracy Silverman and Eugene Friesen)
2010 Raven (with Kristina Stykos)

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