Jazz pianist, composer, arranger, writer and educator, Per Danielsson is was born in Stockholm, Sweden. He performs with The Jazz Professors and his own Per Danielsson Trio, among others.
His projects include trio and quartet recordings with jazz great Danny Gottlieb. He can also be heard on the new SeaBreeze release Here We Are The Jazz Surge, and the newly released Dear Old Stockholm, recorded in Stockholm, Sweden, with saxophonist Jack Wilkins, featuring revered Swedish trumpeter Jan Allen. He has formed the Per Danielsson 4Tet and partnered with Jan Allen in the Per Danielsson & Jan Allen Group.
After completing formal piano studies, which included lessons with Robert Malmberg and world-renowned jazz pianist Bengt Hallberg, his love of jazz brought him across the ocean to attend the internationally acclaimed North Texas State University.
After fifteen years as a professional musician, Per received his BM from Rollins College and completed his Master's degree in jazz studies at The University of South Florida.
While there, he studied composition and arranging with one of the finest jazz writer/arrangers of today, Chuck Owen.
Danielsson's career has included performances as a featured artist, band member, a guest artist, soloist, and sideman with many leading jazz artists and entertainers such as Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Eric Alexander, Bill Pierce, Bobby Shew, Maureen McGovern to mention a few. He was the pianist for Chuck Owen's innovative big band.