Morten Skaget

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Morten Skaget
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Skaget performing with Sambandet in 2016
Background information
Also known as Morty Black
Born (1960-08-12) 12 August 1960 (age 56)
Trondheim, Norway
Genres Hard rock, glam metal
Instruments Bass guitar, keyboard, synthesizer, vocals
Years active 1983–present
Associated acts TNT, Vagabond, Jørn Lande, Åge Aleksandersen

Morten Skaget (born on 12 August 1960 in Trondheim, Norway), most commonly known by his former stage name Morty Black, is a bassist best known for playing with international bands like JORN, Ken Hensley, Terje Rypdal and TNT.[1] In addition he has also played for many famous Norwegian artists and has also been a bassist for Mariah Carey. He also plays drums and once played the ride cymbal in the TNT song "Seven Seas". Away from music he is the father of three children. His stepson, Ståle Stiil, was the first rapper to sing lyrics in Norwegian with his album Yo! in 1992.




  • Vagabond (1994)
  • A Huge Fan of Life (1995)


Tony Mills[edit]

  • Vital Designs (2008)


  • Stargazer (2009)


  1. ^ TNT's Morty Black Interview by Keith McDonald., August 2004. Retrieved 8 August 2011.

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