Studying in Groningen,

... several trips to New York and continuous collaboration with
different combos allow Nils to apply the jazz, latin, funk, rock
and pop vocabulary in a flexible way.

As musician he expresses the language of jazz through playing
the drums. He especially likes to share this kind of communication
with people who interact. His style of playing the drums creates an
environment which gives the music the opportunity to develop.
The dynamic, flow, harmonic structure and melody of a composition
are the foundations of his interpretation. It is his opinion that all of
these elements are as important as the rhythm.
This attitude enables him to be in balance with the music and the

Nils enjoys participating in many different formations and jam
sessions. He pursues international links in music as well as in
private life. His keen sense of communication on stage creates
harmony between the musicians as well as with the audience.