Johan Berthling was born in Stockholm 1973. After studying at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Stockholm (1996-1998) he has worked as a freelance with jazz, improvised music and more. Berthling is currently working in these groups: Animes
(David Stackenäs – guitar, Raymond Strid – drums), LSB (Fredrik
Ljungkvist – reeds, Raymond Strid – drums), Sten Sandell Trio
(Sten Sandell – piano, Paal Nilssen-Love – drums), Sandell –
Ljungkvist – Berthling and Christer Bothén Acoustic Ensemble.