Bruno Raberg

Instructor of Jazz, Interlochen Arts Camp

Bass Professor, Ensembles, Berklee College of Music

B.M., New England Conservatory in Boston

Bruno Råberg is an internationally renowned bass player and composer. Since coming to the US from his native Sweden in 1981, he has made 11 recordings as a leader, about 50 as a sideman, and has performed with numerous world-class artists. 

In 1981, Råberg left his performing career in Europe to come to the USA, thanks to a scholarship to the New England Conservatory in Boston. There he studied with Miroslav Vitous, Mick Goodrick, George Russell, and Bob Moses. He graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies with Distinction in Performance.

As an educator, Bruno Råberg stands out. He has been a professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston since 1986 and has traveled to Poland, Czech Republic, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Japan, India, Spain and Costa Rica as a clinician/performer for Berklee. He is currently on the faculty at Berklee Global Jazz directed by pianist Danilo Perez.

Some of the distinguished musicians Råberg has performed/recorded with include Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Kenny Werner, Sam Rivers, Billy Pierce, Donny McCaslin, Billy Hart, Bob Moses, David Gilmore, Tiger Okoshi, Mick Goodrick, Ben Monder, Bruce Barth, Jim Black, Matt Wilson, Ted Poor, and Mike Mainieri. Råberg is currently leading several constellations of his own: the Bruno Raberg Quartet with Allan Chase, Phil Grenadier and Austin McMahon. The Bruno Raberg Trio with Bruce Barth and Adam Cruz and Triloka, a string quintet with Layth Sidiq and Naseem Altrash.