Philip Aaberg, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, Jan. 18, 1986, 84-4-18. American jazz keyboardist and composer.
Philip Aaberg gained international recognition through a series of successful piano recordings released on Windham Hill Records. Although classically trained, Aaberg incorporates classical, jazz, blues, bluegrass, rock, and new music elements into his compositions and musical structures. Although best known for his solo piano work, he is most at home in the chamber jazz genre. His compositions are noted for their "rigorous keyboard technique, diverse influences, and colorful compositional style.