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Sean Bergin

ts, as, 1948-2012 ZA, Durban
Singer / Musician / Composer of Jazz

Sean Bergin (29 June 1948 – 1 September 2012) was an avant-garde jazz saxophonist and flautist originally from South Africa.Bergin was born in Durban on 29 June 1948. He was a saxophonist, flautist, composer, educator and bandleader. In his youth Bergin was influenced by the rich South African jazz. During apartheid, he performed illegally with black musicians. He is one of the expatriates of South African jazz to find success elsewhere. From 1976 he lived in Amsterdam. In addition to his M.O.B. ("My Own Band") project, Bergin was active in Trio San Francisco (a saxophone-trio with Tobias Delius and Daniele D’Agaro), the Bug Band (with Paul Stocker), and in several Tristan Honsinger formations. He worked with Mal Waldron, Louis Moholo, Ernst Reijseger, Boi Akih and Miriam Makeba. He won th

     
Instruments
  • Tenor sax
  • Alto sax
  • Flute
  • Vocals
  • Soprano sax
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Lavoro on Lavoro by Sean Bergin & Tristan Honsinger
Hurray for Herbie on Celebrating the Music of Mal Waldron by Various Artists
What It Is on Celebrating the Music of Mal Waldron by Various Artists
Medley (Soul Eyes - Changachangachanga) (Medley) on Celebrating the Music of Mal Waldron by Various Artists
Tree Song on Lavoro by Sean Bergin & Tristan Honsinger
Status Seeking on Celebrating the Music of Mal Waldron by Various Artists
Snake Out on Celebrating the Music of Mal Waldron by Various Artists
Our Colline's a Treasure on Celebrating the Music of Mal Waldron by Various Artists
Boboli Suite on Lavoro by Sean Bergin & Tristan Honsinger
Ever/never on Lavoro by Sean Bergin & Tristan Honsinger

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Mixing ItRogério Bicudo & Sean Bergin2009Album
Tale Of Three City'sSean Bergin, Rogério Bicudo2008Album
Lagu LaguMonica Akihary, Niels Brouwer, Sean Bergin, Eric Calmes, Victor De Boo, Ernst Reijseger2005Album
Mob MobielSean Bergin2003Album
LavoroSean Bergin And Tristan Honsinger1981Album
MistakesSean Bergin - Ernst Reijseger1979Album
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