Gulli Briem – ” Groove Gang” (IS/US)


Gulli Briem – ” Groove Gang”
Harpa, Norðurljós
Wednesday August 28th
Drummer Gulli Briem has been a leading figure in the Icelandic music scene for decades, both with the internationally acclaimed group Mezzoforte as well as his own projects “Earth Affair” and “All Star funk”.  Gulli is a versatile musician and comfortable in most musical genres, whether it’s cool ambient jazz grooves or hard hitting funk. Gulli has worked with different musicians in the studio and live. Steve Hackett from Genesis, guitarist Robben Ford, Djabe from Hungary, Tómas R. Einarsson, Gunnar Thordarsson and more. 
He has gathered some outstanding jazz musicians to join him for a journey through the senses and smooth grooves for the Reykjavik Jazz festival in Harpa 28. August at 21.00 The group will perform some of Gulli’s favourite tunes, solo material as well as well known jazz compositions.
Gulli Briem – drums & Hang drum
Magnús Jóhann Ragnarsson – keyboard
Phil Doyle – Sax & EWI
Róbert Þórhallsson – bass
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