Multi-instrumentalist best known for his trumpet playing, he worked with artists like Jaga Jazzist,
He was awarded the Statoil Scholarship, the largest scholarship in Norway.
He was given the International Jazz Award for New Talent and $20,000 in 2007.
He comes from a musical family, and his father was heavily into jazz.
He collaborated with Drummer Manu Katche on the 2007 album Playground.