Zildjian are delighted to welcome from Sweden, Nils Tornqvist, to the family of worldwide Artists.
Nils began playing drums at the age of eight years old, he joined the local marching band from the age of 10-13 years old, after which he attended the Jazz High School in Gavle (Gävle), Sweden.
In 2000, Nils relocated to Stockholm and began working as a freelance musician, recording and touring with some of Sweden’s and Iceland’s most famous artists, including: Lykke Li, Anna Ternheim, Megas, El Perro Del Mar, Träd Gräs och Stenar, Fibes oh Fibes, Hjàlmar and Marcus Krunegård.
Recently Nils has been working with Miike Snow, recording the two albums and touring the world.
His cymbal set-up is:
14" K Constantinople Hi Hat
19" K Constantinople Crash/Ride
20" K Constantinople Medium Thin Ride, Low
Nils says: “I have always played with Zildjian cymbals and basically I think that they are the best”.