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Karsten Bagge

Born in 1971, Karsten Bagge is a drummer, composer and bandleader with a career spanning more than two decades, playing with a host of top performers in his native Denmark as well as abroad. His rhythmic prowess and creativity on the drums has been the heartbeat of numerous musical projects in the world of jazz and beyond, leaving an indelible mark on the music scene. His compositions are a testament to his creative vision, blending genres and pushing boundaries. In addition to his contributions as a performer, Karsten Bagge has played a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of musicians. As a dedicated music educator, he imparts not just technical skills and experience but also a deep understanding and appreciation for the language of music. Whether behind the drum kit, crafting melodies, or guiding aspiring talents, Karsten Bagge continues to be a driving force in the world of music, making a mark through his artistry and mentorship.



Endorsed by Tama:

Star Walnut: 12x8", 14x12" , 18x14", 20x14"

Starclassic Maple (made in Japan, 2007) in Royal Walnut: 12x8", 14x14" , 18x14".

Starphonic Maple 6x14" snare

Starphonic Brass 6x14" snare

Gretsch 60's RB: 12x8", 14x14", 18x14" + 5.5x14" and 6.5x14 snares.

Ludwig & Ludwig (Late 20's/early 30's, white/cream painted) : 12x8", 14x12", 18x12" (converted marching drum), 6.5x14" Ludwig & Ludwig snare

40's 5.5x14" Leedy snare


Endorsed by Bosphorus: various 22" rides, 17", 18", 19" crash rides 14" hihats

Also some Old K's and A's plus a couple of Funch cymbals made for me, including a copy of that Mel Lewis riveted china/swish cymbal




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