Jazz artist and record producer. He was known for his group The Doky Brothers and collaborations with other high-caliber musicians.
He was a student at the Berklee College of Music during the early part of the 1980s.
He wrote and directed the film Between a Smile and a Tear from 2005.
His mother was Danish, but his father was Vietnamese and a classically trained guitarist who first got his son interested in music.
He once traveled to the Vatican to meet with and perform for Pope John Paul II.