Paul Trevor (“PT”) Sandberg was born in Houston, Texas, but has lived all over and considers Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to be his home. His broad interests and musical flexibility have allowed him to play with a wide range of musical groups ranging from old school swing style jazz, to modern creative improvised music, to funk, rock, and more.
Currently attending the University of Toronto for jazz performance, PT was honored to have been awarded the Mary Alice Stuart Scholarship for being an outstanding emerging artist in 2020. During His studies at U of T, PT has privately studied bass with the great Dave Young, Dan Fortin, and Andrew Downing. PT studied piano under Noam Lemish.
PT also co-leads an up-and-coming contemporary Jazz group, UMOF, and plays in a number of bands such as the Shannon McDougal Quintet, the Ambros Veno Quintet, the Annie Elgie Trio, Tea For 3, The Matilda Armstrong Quintet, The Jade Visions Sextet, among others