Peter Engberg

Peter Engberg - featured Ruokangas player

A chameleon on guitar

Our guitars in Peter’s toolbox
It’s really an honour for me to be able to work with guys like Peter. He’s a top class professional who knows guitar inside out. The fact that he has acquired four different instruments from me over the years, and that he keeps using them as part of his musical vocabulary, speaks a lot to me. Thank you, Peter, for the confidence in our work. Warms my heart.

An award winning artist
Peter Engberg is an outstanding guitar player, who has won several competitions over the years. He has studied in Musicians Institute (California), got vocational with honors and was chosen the outstanding guitarist of the year 1990. Peter has also studied in Sibelius-Academy (Finland). He has had several teachers – Joe Diorio, Jim Hall, Peter Sprague, Scott Henderson, Frank Gambale, Wayne Kranz, Steve Morse, Arlen Roth, Mike Gibbs and Jarmo Savolainen to name a few.

Sessions & Touring on many fronts
Peter has performed and recorded numerous different styles of music – interest focusing nowadays mostly in jazz, rock and brazilian music. He has performed and/or recorded for example with Johnny Logan, Arlen Salte, Jon Balke, UMO, Avanti!, Mix Ensemble, Fissio, Samuli Edelmann, Liisa Tavi, Sakari Kuosmanen, Ira Kaspi, Johanna Kurkela, Timo Rautiainen and his own group. Peter has also worked as a producer in several projects. He has released one solo album named ‘Tori’. Peter does a lot of television work as well – one of the biggest productions being Vain Elämää, the Finnish version of The Best Singers series broadcast.

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~Peter EngbergArtist Website