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Nils expertise in production has been beneficial to many artists. This new website is a new resource for anyone looking for a great track or music and a way to get it recorded with an A-list team of players.

NILS signs with M1 Records

Veteran Contemporary Jazz superstar guitarist | producer NILS joins the M1 Records team. We can’t wait for the new music!!! As a guitarist Nils is second to none. We at M1 Records feel we’ve signed the be all end all to guitarists and are about to prove it with Nils next album.

Nils Gear

My main guitar is a 1986 Valley Arts Custom Ser# 159. It has some custom EMG electronics which allow for an incredible range of sound, from Gibson Hollowbody to funky Strat and to Power Rock and Blues tones. It is shaped like a Strat, and has a Kahler tremolo system with a Floyd Rose Nut ( go figure). The neck is made of maple with an ebony fretboard and an alder body.

I also have a vintage start from 1969, which I use mainly for blues, rock and funk.

I use Jim Dunlop Jazz III picks and my favorite wha is the Crybaby 535.

I have several Bogner guitar amps  and an 57 Fender Twin reverb.

For recording I like using my Bogner 2×12 open back cabinet. Live I use the little 1×12 Cabinets. I prefer Celestion Vintage 30 speakers.


My Favorite Accoustic guitar is my Talyor K-20Mmade from Koa Wood with a Mahagony top.


on my live shows I like to use two Fender Twin Amps. I can never find the Bogners as rentals and The Fenders have a nice warm Tone. I use either my pedal board or lately my TC Electronic NOVA System.