Lars Arens (trombone)

Based in Lisbon, Portugal.
Studied/graduated at Conservatorium van Amsterdam, where he studied with teachers like Bart&Erik van Lier, Marc Godfroid, Ilja Rijngoud, Martijn Sohier.
Currently works as trombone and theory lesson docent at “Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa” (ESML).
In Portugal he works also with some of the top musicians of the nacional jazz scene and is frequently touring with important artists of the african music scene. Currently he works on his own portuguese projects like “L.A. New Mainstream”, “L.A. Jumping Pulgas”, and the “Tora Tora Big Band”. He also makes part of the Berlin based project “Octothorpe plays Aerogel”.