Arnoud van den Berg

Arnoud van den Berg is an experienced bass player in the international gypsy-jazz scene. He’s been a member of the Robin Nolan Trio since 2007 and accompanied the great Jimmy Rosenberg for several years. He also tours and records with the Hot Club d'Europe (with Paulus Schäfer and Olli Soikkeli).

Originally inspired by Paul McCartney, Arnoud started with blues and rock on electric bass before switching to the upright. He began playing gypsy jazz around the turn of the century and has played with many of the modern Dutch greats. He lives in Amsterdam.

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