Per Danielsson, a native of Stockholm, Sweden, grew up with the sounds of Oscar Peterson and Bill Evans. He started piano lessons at age nine, later studying with Robert Malmberg and Bengt Hallberg. In 1981, Per Performed in the Royal Swedish Army Band. In 1984, Per won the Pat Coil Jazz Piano Scholarship to North Texas State University, where he studied with Steve Harlos, Dan Hearle, Paris Rutherford, and Rich Matteson. He also played piano with the NTSU Jazz Singers on their tour of Taiwan. In 1986, spent the summer performing in Disney's All-American College Orchestra at EPCOT Center, followed by a job for Walt Disney World as a pianist. Per has performed with Rich Matteson, Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Rosemary Clooney, Maureen McGovern, Vic Juris, Maria Schneider, Dave Stryker, Danny Gottlieb, Slide Hampton, and Swedish jazz legends, Arne Domnerus and Jan Allan. Per completed his master's degree in jazz studies, arranging, and composition, studying with Chuck Owen at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Per is currently teaching Jazz Piano at the University of South Florida and Rollins College, Orlando. Per can be heard on his trio album Dream Dancing, featuring Danny Gottlieb and Mark Neuenschwander. One of his latest projects includes Gottlieb-Danielsson Project which also features Tamara Danielsson on saxophones.