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 artists 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.

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 here:

... with my long time teacher, mentor &

role model Maestro Ron Carter


Nik's Tricks Episode 1  

Bb Rhythm Changes A Section


... alongside Jiggs Whigham teaching the

LaJJazzO Brandenburg as their rhythm section coach 


Nik's Tricks Episode 2 

F Blues Chorus