Less than a month after he amused a huge audience at the opening event of the Ystad Sweden Jazz Festival, the Swedish actor, comedian and drummer Janne â€œLoffeâ€ Carlsson has died. Carlsson was a surprise performer at Ystad, included because of his close relationship with the late singer and actress Monica Zetterlund, who was honored at the festival. Carlsson was 80.
For the Rifftides review of his Ystad appearance, go hereÂ and scroll down.
A Facebook entry by Martin Klasch includes video of Carlsson drumming as Karlsson in the popular 1960s duo Hansson And Karlsson.