Born 30 June 1983 in Hamar, Espen Berg is a Norwegian pianist and composer. His first solo album, Noctilucent, was released in 2012 and became the starting point for his career as a band leader. The Espen Berg Trio was formed in 2014 with fellow band members Bárður Reinert Poulsen (bass) and Simon Olderskog Albertsen (drums). The trio is now considered one of the most influential, innovative and highly recognised piano trios from Norway. He tours extensively in Norway and Europe with duo partner Silje Nergaard; they released a duo album in 2020 on Sony Music.