In Memory of Carl Berger (August 9, 1961 - August 16, 2021)

Dressed in black and white with blue bow tie, Carl plays a red and yellow guitar. Bigger picture is 22K.

Carl played solid rhythm and flashy solos at the Carleton College Mid-Winter Dance.

Hear Carl soloing on "In the Mood".

Watch Carl solo on "Mas Que Nada" on the July 27, 2010, concert at St. Michael's.

Role in Roseville Big Band: 


Member during: 

2008-2012; also in 1992 and 1999-2002


Software engineer

While earning his electrical engineering degree, Carl was a member of the award-winning Michigan Tech Jazz Ensemble.

In the Twin Cities, he was a member of the septet Jazz Etc., led by Mike Bratlie and a member of The Friday Project with Roseville Big Band members Karen Dunn and Glen Peterson and former RBB members Dave Tuenge and Mike Wobig. He has also subbed in Beasley's Big Band and played guitar, 6-string banjo, and mandolin in various pit orchestras and churches.

Click here to open a separate browser window for a YouTube video of Carl playing "Blackbird" with vocalist Emilee Pritchett in Champlin Park High School's Ovation 2008.

This page was last updated
Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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