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Blackbird, jazz trio & orchestra (arr. Shelly Berg)
Autumn Leaves, jazz trio (encore performance)
Love for Sale, two pianos Shelly Berg and Emmet Cohen
ArtStreet (PBS)- Shelly Berg
Anniversary Concerto - Yoshiki/Shelly Berg

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SBMoodyFaddis

Relaxing backstage: James Moody, Shelly Berg, Jon Faddis

 

SBHornsby

Sharing the stage: Bruce Hornsby and Shelly Berg

 

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Ready to play: Chuck Berghofer, Shelly Berg, Gregg Field

 

SBStafford

On The Jazz Cruise: Bill Cunliffe (piano), Shelly Berg and Terrell Stafford (trumpet)

 

Pure rapture: jazz is the ultimate musical experience.

 

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Recording session: Shelly Berg conducting his orchestrations for a Joe Cocker album (Los Angeles)

 

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Pianist Gerald "The Wig" Wiggins holding court at an IAJE convention. We miss you Gerald.

 

SB Wilsons

Shelly Berg with the legendary Gerald Wilson and his equally legendary son, guitarist Anthony Wilson

 

SB Hurst Smitty

Recording a track arranged by Shelly Berg for the movie "Men of Honor" with Bob Hurst (bass) and Marvin "Smitty" Smith (drums)

 

SB Rufus

Rufus Reid (bass) and Shelly Berg, while performing together on The Jazz Cruise.

 

SBBergmans

In the presence of greatness: Shelly Berg with lyricists Marilyn Bergman & Alan Bergman

 

SBMancini

Musical collaborators: Shelly Berg and Ginny Mancini

 

SBBradford

Musical soulmates: Carmen Bradford and Shelly Berg

 

SBSutton

Shelly Berg and supreme jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton after performing at the famed Oak Room, Algonquin Hotel in NY

 

SBJulia

Celebrating with my muse and inspiration: Julia Berg

 

SBBuffett

Jamming in California, Shelly Berg and Jimmy Buffett

 

SB MTT

Michael Tilson Thomas and Shelly Berg sightreading Mozart piano duets at an arts retreat

 

SBAspen

Way too much fun performing at the Aspen Comedy Festival with Bruce Gaitch (guitar), Shelly Berg and CJ Vanston (keyboards), comedians Cheech and Chong, and actress Catherine O'Hara

 

SB Le Mel

Shelly Berg has orchestrated approximately 100 arrangements for vocalists over the years including several for Gary LeMel, president of Worldwide Music for Warner Bros.

 

Jon Hendricks

Shelly Berg with the incredible Jon Hendricks

 

SB, Ramone, Field

Shelly Berg with good friends: producers Phil Ramone and Gregg Field

 

SBTheWiz

Dean Shelly Berg congratulates Frost School of Music alumni Dawnn Lewis and Joshua Henry (center) after their opening night performance of "The Wiz" on Broadway. Also pictured Donna Arbide and Julia Berg.

 

SBFaculty

Frost School of Music faculty: Paul Posnak, Don Ogelsby, Frank Cooper, Shelly Berg, Ross Harbaugh preparing for a Bach Concert

 

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At the podium after a great rehearsal: Shelly Berg (soloist) with conductor Cristian Grases and the Simon Bolivar Orchestra, Caracas, Venezuela

SBSerfaty

Shelly Berg with good friend and drummer Aaron Serfaty

 

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Dave Grusin and Shelly Berg: after a concert featuring Dave Grusin with the Frost School of Music's Henry Mancini Orchestra at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami

 

 

SBStudio

Shelly Berg: at Firehouse Recording Studio, Pasadena, CA

 

SBWilliams

Recording engineer Les Williams has engineered all of my trio albums...a good friend for 30 years.

 

SBHyman

Mutual admiration club: extraordinary pianist Dick Hyman with Shelly Berg, after performing a two piano concert

 

SBPotenza

Dynamic Duo: Shelly Berg and guitarist Frank Potenza

 

SBFeather

Always a blast: Shelly Berg with lyricist and musical collaborator, Lorraine Feather

 

SBTeach

In action: answering a question at a masterclass

 

SBFestival

Pure happiness: Shelly Berg at a summer music festival

 

SBZone

In the zone: it's where I love to be...

 

SBPeplowski

We gave it our all: Ken Peplowski and Shelly Berg after a set on The Jazz Cruise

 

SBRelaxing

Just relaxing.

 

A few favorite photos from earlier years...

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Shelly Berg at age 13.

 

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Mentors: Albert Hirsch (left) and Lucien LeMieux (right) at a reception after my senior piano recital.

 

SBShaughnessy

Ed Shaunessy was one of the first guest artists I invited to clinic my big band at San Jacinto College.

 

SBWatrousFischer

Trombone virtuoso Bill Watrous and master bassist Lou Fischer entered my life around this time and encouraged me in my jazz career

 

SBHerman

Woody Herman! Also pictured, former Stan Kenton saxophonist, Dick Wilkie

 

SBHubbard

Freddie Hubbard!

 

SBGibbs

Shelly Berg at a rehearsal with Terry Gibbs (vibes), Buddy de Franco (clarinet), Bill Murry (bass), and Mike Lefevre (drums) Mike is sorely missed on the Texas Jazz Scene

 

SBBunkySiegel

Everyone who knows saxophonist Bunky Greene loves him. Here we are with Joe Siegel while performing at Chicago's Jazz Showcase

 

SB process

Exploring new technology: Shelly Berg demonstrates online teaching with a Yamaha Disklavier at a NAMM Show.

 

Jay Berg

My father Jay Berg: doing what he loved best until the day he died.

 

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A birthday celebration with my family.