German born guitarist, producer and songwriter Nils has been residing in southern California since the mid-80‘s. After visiting the musician institute in Hollywood Nils started in the 80‘s as an engineer in a recording studio. His first album “Blue Planet” was released in 1998 and received high acclaims. After composing for movie and TV Nils had the chance to work with George Benson, Paul Brown, The Temptations, Rick Braun, Paul Jackson Jr., and Gerald Albright among others. He returned to his solo career in 2005 with the album “Pacific Coast Highway”. The hit single of the same name was staying at #1 on the Radio & Records airplay charts and was later named the most played Smooth Jazz track on US Radio of the decade (2001-2010). After two more albums, he got nominated “Best Guitarist” at the American Smooth Jazz Awards. “Jump Start”, the first single from his album “What The Funk?” (2010), hit eight weeks in a role #1 of the Billboard Jazz Song Charts. His latest CD “Alley Cat” was released in 2015.

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