05/05/2018

Mezzoforte "The Saga So Far" (1985) -Westcoast Jazz / Jazz Funk-



Label : Steinar Records


Drapeau de l'Islande 01 - Surprise (Eythor Gunnarsson)
02 - Garden Party (Eythor Gunnarsson)
03 - Taking Off (Eythor Gunnarsson & Chris Cameron)
04 - Spring Fever (Fridrik Karlsson)
05 - Danger High Voltage (Eythor Gunnarsson & Johann Asmundsson)
06 - Gazing At The Clouds (Kristinn Svavarsson)
07 - This Is The Night (Fridrik Karlsson & Gunnlaugur Briem)
08 - Funksuite No. 1. (Eythor Gunnarsson & Johann Asmundsson)
09 - Midnight Sun (Eythor Gunnarsson)
10 - Rockall (Fridrik Karlsson)
11 - Dreamland (Fridrik Karlsson)


01 - Surprise

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitars
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums
Kristinn Svavarsson : Saxophones

Additional Musicians :
Brass : The Rearwind Horns
Percussion : Louis Jardim

Produced by Geoff Calver
Recorded at PRT, August 1982

02 - Garden Party

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitars
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums
Kristinn Svavarsson : Saxophones

Additional Musicians :
Brass : The Rearwind Horns
Background vocals : Chris Cameron & Shady Calver
Percussion : Louis Jardim
Flugelhorn Solo : Steve Dawson
Fairlight Programming : Gary Moabley
Brass & Vocal Arrangements : Chris Cameron

Produced by Geoff Calver
Recorded at PRT, August 1982
Remixed at Utopia, June 1985

03 - Taking Off

Featuring Chris Cameron

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitar Synthesizer
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums & Drum Machine

Additional Musicians :
Brass : The Rearwind Horns
Background vocals : Chris Cameron & Shady Calver
Brass & Vocal Arrangements : Chris Cameron

Produced by Geoff Calver
Recorded at Livingstone & Chipping Norton, August 1984
Remixed at Utopia, March 1985

04 - Spring Fever

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitar & Guitar Synthesizer
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums
Kristinn Svavarsson : Saxophones

Additional Musicians :
Brass : The Rearwind Horns
Percussion  : Jerome De Rijk
Brass & Vocal Arrangements : Chris Cameron
Background vocals : The Mezzoforte Family Choir

Produced by Geoff Calver
Recorded at Red Bus Studios, January 1984
Remixed at Maison Rouge, April 1984

05 - Danger High Voltage

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitars
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums
Bjorn Thoarensen : Keyboards

Additional Musician :
Saxophones : Ron Aspery

Produced by Geoff Calver
Recorded at Hijodriti, Iceland, September 1980
Remixed at Maison Rouge, August 1985

06 - Gazing At The Clouds

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitars
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums
Kristinn Svavarsson : Saxophones

Additional Musicians :
Background vocals : Chris Cameron & Shady Calver

Produced by Geoff Calver
Recorded at PRT, August 1982

07 - This Is The Night

Featuring Noel McCalla

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitar & Synthesizer
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums

Additional Musicians :
Lead vocals : Noel McCalla
Background vocals : Chris Cameron & Shady Calver

Produced by Geoff Calver & Chris Cameron
Recorded at Utopia Studios & Tapestry Studios, May 1985
Mixed by Phil Harding at The Vine Yard, August 1085

08 - Funksuite No. 1.

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitars
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums
Kristinn Svavarsson : Saxophones

Additional Musicians :
Brass : The Rearwind Horns
Percussion : Louis Jardim
Brass Arrangement : Chris Cameron

Produced by Geoff Calver
Recorded at PRT, August 1982
Remixed at Maison Rouge, August 1985

09 - Midnight Sun

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitars
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums
Kristinn Svavarsson : Saxophones

Additional Musicians :
Brass : The Rearwind Horns
Brass Arrangement : Chris Cameron

Produced by Geoff Calver
Recorded at Maison Rouge, September 1983

10 - Rockall

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitars
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums
Kristinn Svavarsson : Saxophones

Additional Musicians :
Brass : The Rearwind Horns
Percussion : Louis Jardim
Background vocals : Chris Cameron & Shady Calver
Brass & Vocal Arrangement : Chris Cameron

Produced by Geoff Calver
Recorded at Maison Rouge, April 1983
Remixed at Maison Rouge, October 1983

11 - Dreamland

Mezzoforte :
Eythor Gunnarsson : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Fridrik Karlsson : Guitars
Johann Asmundsson : Bass
Gunnlaugur Briem : Drums
Bjorn Thorarensen : Keyboards

Produced by Geoff Calver
Recorded at Nova, July 1981
Remixed at Maison Rouge, August 1985