Summary: Norwegian jazz saxophonist and composer who became a well-known fixture in the country's jazz music scene in the 1980's and 1990's with the release of two successful self-titled album recorded by the jazz quartet The Real Thing, where he had performed most of the music of legendary West Coast alto-saxophonist Art Pepper.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: August 6, 1959
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand