Niklas Winter is a Finnish jazz guitarist and composer. Winter has released 9 records as a leader and has collaborated with many bands as a sideman. He also runs his own record label abovoice.
Over the years Winter has performed with: Kenny Wheeler, Ulf Wakenius, Kirite Kanawa, Jesse Van Ruller, Cameron Brown, Henry Lowther, Ted Curson, Lars Jansson, Jukkis Uotila, Teemu Viinikainen, Karl-Martin Almqvist, Fumio Yasuda, Ino Nobuy Oshi, Jani Moder, Morten Lund, Jesper Bodilsen, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Max de Aloe, Severi Pyysalo and many others.
Winter has studied music at the Turku Conservatory and the Berklee College of music. Niklas Winter’s guitarism is characterized by a fresh and modern original sound.