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Karl-Henrik Ousbäck

Karl-Henrik Ousbäck is an award winning Swedish drummer and composer. He began to play the drums at the age of three and made his first recital at seven. His first album as a leader Somewhere and Somewhen was released September 5th, 2017 on Nightingale Records.



Jazz club Faschings Vänners Award 2016 Anders Sandrews Foundation 2015 Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm National Award 2015 Kungliga Royal Collage of music (Stockholm) Local Award 2015 Ronnie Gardiner "Drummer deserving Wider Recognition" 2014 City of Motala young musician award 2013 Winner of The Jazz Finals at Jazz club Fasching 2012 Best Solo Award, Loui's Jazz club, Stockholm 2011 City of Motala Music Award 2009 Royal Academy of Music Award for young musicians 2008 www.karlhenrikousback.com


"Ousbäck has been described as the biggest drum talent ever produced in Sweden" - Copenhagen Jazz

"The rhythm is in the right place all the time. A fanfare of jazz music, it's present and traditions" - Orkester Journalen


Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Way Station

El Dingo Records


My Inner Child

GleAM Records


Somewhere and Somewhen

Self Produced


A Long Journey

From: My Inner Child
By Karl-Henrik Ousbäck


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