on kitchen equipment at the age of 5.
Playing real drums at 12.
Studied classical percussion and music theory.
Founder member of the group Mezzoforte.
Has done session work with various artists, recordings,
television performances and tours
in Europe and Japan.
The Montreux jazz festival, The
St. Gallen festival,
The North Sea Jazzfestival, The
Jakarta jazz festival and many more.
live and studio
Herbie Hancock, Philip Catharine, The
Miami Sound Machine, Gus Gus and Björk, David O´Higgings, Madonna,
Mornington Lockett, Joe Hubbard, Tony Smith, Ike Leo, Mezzoforte,
Michael Ball, Jonn Savannah, Hilaire Penda, Fi-Be, The Dreem Team,
British National Symphony Orchestra, Fridrik Karlsson.
3 tracks, Jesus Christ Superstar, Bloodbrothers, Whistle down the wind,
T. O. T. P. Madonna
“All By Myself”.
T. O. T. P. with Mezzoforte “ Garden Party”
1995 released in Iceland
Iceland, Norway and The Farao Islands
Has written a piece for 5 drumsets and 2 classical percussionists
performed outdoor on the Reykjavik cultural night august 1999
Has also written the music for 2 modern dance
pieces for Helena Jonssdottir one of the most respected dancers
from season to season.
musician since the age of sixteen. Studied classical percussion, jazz
ensemble playing and theory for 3 years in Reykjavik and later in The
Musicians Institute in Los Angeles.
First big succsess with the group Mezzoforte in 1983 with the U. K. the
top ten hit, "Garden Party".
Performed with a lot of Icelandic, English and American artists on stage
and in the studio, names such as:
Madonna in The Movie Evita and Top of the Pops, Michael Ball, Gus Gus
Also kept busy writing & performing pieces for various shows and
dance performances, Theatre, and The Reykjavik Jungle Orchestra.
Currently living and working in London.
Mezzoforte - Observations
Mezzoforte - No Limit
Mezzoforte - Playing for time
Mezzoforte - Monkey Fields
Gulli Briem - Earth
Evita The Movie tracks 2, 5, 8
Bjarni Arason - Milli min og thin (Iceland)
Fridrik Karlsson - A new day
Johann Asmundsson - So Low
Tomas R. Einarsson - A godum degi (Iceland)
Bubbi Morthens - Von (w. Sierra Maestra in Havana)
Bubbi Morthens - Lifid er ljuft (Iceland)
Bubbi Morthens - Truir thu a engla(Iceland)
Reykjavik Jungle Orcestra - Live 2001 (Iceland)