Nils Wogram counts as one of the most important jazz musicians in Europe. He appears on many important festivals and tours worldwide with his own bands and as a featured soloist. He is mainly known for his highly virtuous trombone playing, his very original compositions and as a band leader of long-term working bands with a unique ensemble sound.
In 2010 he started his own record label nwog-records on which he releases his albums. Nils Wogram‘s bands play exclusively his own music and other ensembles commission pieces by him.
Born 1972 in Braunschweig, Germany, Nils Wogram started playing the trombone at the age of 15. He started classical and jazz trombone simultaneously. He was a member in the National German Youth Big Band, participated in classical competitions and formed his own bands at the age of 16. From 1992 to 1994 he studied in New York City and continued at Cologne university until 1999 when he graduated. Since then Nils has relased 23 albums as a bandleader. Some of Nils’ teachers were Reinhard Feldmann, Arnie Lawrence, Buster Williams, Steve Turre, Jimmy Knepper, Conrad Herwig, Slide Hampton, Kenny Werner, Maria Schneider, Richie Beirach, Jiggs Whigham and Ed Neumeister.