Paul Wagnberg

Paul (Palle) Wagnberg plays organ for Traces. He was born in Norrköping, Sweden and is a Swedish-Norwegian jazz musician, mostly known for his jazz-organ playing. He also sings and plays the piano in addition to composing.

Since 1985 he has been playing professionally with his Hammond B3 organ. He is in particular known for his footwork on the bass pedals.

He is well-known for his membership in the Swedish-Norwegian jazz-quartet The Real Thing, consisting of Wagnberg on Hammond B3 organ, Staffan William-Olsson on guitar, Børre Dalhaug on drums and the late Sigurd Køhn on alto saxophone.

Since 1985 he has been playing professionally with his Hammond B3 organ. He is in particular known for his footwork on the bass pedals.[1]

With his own trio Wagnberg has released three albums, Eat Meat (1999) with Torstein Ellingsen (drums) and Randy Johnston (guitar), Gone Fishing (2001) with Torstein Ellingsen (drums) and Frode Kjekstad (guitar) and Catch 22 (2007) with Erik In 2009 he contributed organ on Stina Stenerud's album Kissing Fools with Hildegunn Øiseth on trumpet. And finally his own «Organ Unit».

Traces Gospel Choir is a small women’s group with roots in many continents.

Traces is a diverse ensemble, with members of different musical backgrounds who sing gospel and positive secular music in Norway and the rest of the world. 

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