Stefan Karlsson

Stefan Karlsson, a native of Sweden, was born into a musical family. His father played piano professionally and inspired his interest in piano and jazz. He also began church organ lessons at 13 and continued to study the instrument into his college years. Following his graduation from high school, the pianist came to the United States on a scholarship to study at the University of North Texas, where he earned both a bachelor's and a master's degree. He was also a member of the university's acclaimed One O'Clock Lab Band for three years, touring nationally and internationally with the ensemble and participating in five of their recordings.

Karlsson made his recording debut during a 1985 return trip to his homeland, appearing with Rich Matteson and Red Mitchell on their Four Leaf Clover CD Life's a Take. In 1990, Karlsson made his first date as a leader for Justice, following it with...

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Stefan Karlsson Albums

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