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Upright & Electric Bassist
Composer & Improviser

Upright & Electric Bassist
Composer & Improviser

Niklas Lukassen showcases an equally lyrical sensibility and skillful command on both the upright bass and the bass guitar. He spent a formative period of his career living in New York, where he attained a Masters Degree at Manhattan School of Music on full scholarship under jazz legend Ron Carter. Highly sought after in manifold musical situations and as a rising voice with a sound that exemplifies leadership, he is making his way as an artist who is to watch closely. His activities have sparked collaborations with the likes of Mike Stern, Jorge Rossy, Oz Noy and Joe Lovano.