Niclas Knudsen – guitar

Born 1972 in Copenhagen. Educated at Berklee in Boston. Played with among others, David Liebman, Ray Anderson and Adam Nussbaum. First prize at the "GEXTO" competition 1996, "Roland Music Prize" 1999, and in the same year he received a Grammy.

Niclas is known for his versatility and his interest in many different musical styles. He covers a large musical territory, including elements from blues, rock, bebop and folk music. Niclas plays not only the electric guitar but also guitar-related instruments like the "Weissenborn" and the "Tres". He is very active teaching, and playing in different bands including his own "Ibrahim Electric".

Photo: Jesper Lundgaard ©

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