Jazz artist who all became known for his collaborations with rings Wibutee, Madrugada, Kaizers Orchestra, and his own Skomsork. He was honored a trainee placement with Midt-norsk Jazzsenter in 2000 where he became central performer, conductor, and arranger for the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra. He was the Norwegian applicant for the 2001 Western european Jazz Award. His family backed his musical ambitions, and he went to Oslo’s Norges Musikkhøgskole and signed up for the jazz plan at Trondheim Musikkonservatorium. He toured with Chick Corea in 2001 after organizing and performing a concert of Corea’s music on the Molde International Jazz Celebration in 2000.