Osama Abdulrasol

Biography

Osama Abdulrasol is a composer, producer and qanun player. He has skills in the visual arts as well. Born in Babylon, Iraq, he studied classical guitar in the UK and qanun, the Arabic lap harp, in Iraq. ​ Osama lives in Belgium where the diversity of culture opened new horizons to him. He composes songs soundtracks, music for theatre plays... He arranged, produced and performed with musicians from different backgrounds : Arabic, Jazz, experimental, Indian, Turkish... Osama toured all over the world and performed with orchestras such as the Antwerp Philharmonic, the Flemish Radio Orchestra, the Dutch Metropole Orchestra. He also played with arab and international popular and lyric singers. In addition, Osama participated in major arab and international festivals. ​ 2014 Belgian Cultural Prize winner in Gent, Osama is releasing his new album “Jadid” where, accompanied by his quartet selected among very important musicians, and the voice of the lyric singer Helena Schoeters, he provides an elegant and qualitative project.

Projects

Osama Abdulrasol Quintet

Gypsy in Baghdad

78 sky

Ghaza

Agenda

Lami trio

O*KA-centrum (Kalmthout)

Poet rebirth in music

Handelsbeurs (Gent)

Brussels Jazz Orchestra ft. Osama Abdulrasol

Handelsbeurs (Gent)

Brussels Jazz Orchestra ft. Osama Abdulrasol

Handelsbeurs (Gent)

Osama Abdulrasol quintet

February 4, 2022 KAS Attenhoven (Stabroek)

Osama Abdulrasol quintet

KAS Attenhoven (Stabroek)

Mystiek

CC 't Schaliken (Herentals)

Osama Abdulrasol quintet

CC Muze (Heusden-Zolder)

Osama Abdulrasol Quintet

April 24, 2022 CC Merksem

New Flemish Masters

Handelsbeurs (Gent)

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