Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, 1947–2005

Jazz great Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, widely known as NHØP, died of cardiac arrest April 19 at his home near Copenhagen, Denmark.
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“The Great Dane” played with jazz giants like Dexter Gordon, Oscar Peterson, and Bud Powell, as well as releasing more than 20 albums as a leader.

For more on NHØP, please see the obituary in the June issue of Bass Player.