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with my long time teacher, mentor &

role model Maestro Ron Carter

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alongside Jiggs Whigham

teaching the LaJJazzO Brandenburg as their rhythm section coach 


Niklas Lukassen is passionate about passing on his knowledge of music, His teaching experience ranges from beginning musicians to studied professionals. In his effort to help the student maximize their creative potential in both art and craft, he offers a concise method for each students individual needs. He has had the privilege of learning from his personal role models and some of the finest musicians in jazz and understands the value of true mentorship. With critical ears and thoughtful instruction, Niklas Lukassen seeks to inspire and structure each students journey as an ever growing musician.

While on tour, he frequently gives masterclasses internationally and he has been on faculty at numerous workshops and summer programs. 

He holds teaching positions at the Music Conservatory Carl Maria von Weber Dresden and at the British Institute for Modern Music in Berlin.


Lessons are offered in Berlin, while on tour or online.

For lesson inquiries or further questions get in touch.

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Bass Masterclass at

Ventspils Groove 2022 in Latvia

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