Swedish guitarist who played with the rock group Europe and went on to pursue a solo career.
He formed the group Easy Action in 1982; they were one of the first Swedish bands to sign a major deal with a U.S. label.
In addition to rock music, he was heavily influenced by jazz, particularly his hometown's annual jazz festival.
He grew up in Ludvika, Sweden.
He maintains that Charlie Parker is one of his favorite jazz musicians.