Mezzoforte

Written by on 22. 11. 2019

Mezzoforte-is an instrumental jazz-funk fusion band from Iceland, formed in 1977. Original line-up from 1977: Eyþór Gunnarsson – Keyboards Jóhann Ásmundsson – Bass Gunnlaugur Briem-Gulli Briem (Gulli) – Drums Friðrik Karlsson (Frissi) – Guitar

Albums

  • Mezzoforte (1979)
  • Hakanum/Octopus (1980)
  • Surprise Surprise (1982) – UK #23
  • Sprellifandi – Live at the Dominion (1983)
  • Observations (1984)
  • Rising (1984)
  • No Limits (1986)
  • Playing for Time (1989)
  • Daybreak (1993)
  • Monkey Fields (1996)
  • Forward Motion (2004)
  • Live In Reykjavik (2007)
  • Volcanic (November 2010)
  • Islands (July 2012)Compilation albums
  • Catching up with Mezzoforte – Early Recordings (1983) – UK #95
  • The Saga so far (1985)
  • Fortissimos (1991)
  • Garden Party Time (1999)
  • The Very Best Of (2000)
  • Anniversary Edition (2007)

Recent line-up

Óskar Guðjónsson – Saxophones (1996–2003, 2005–2013),Jonas Wall – Saxophones (2013–present)


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