“Red hot and romantic latin music from Iceland”.
This 2-CD album contains music by Ingvi Thor Kormaksson. CD-1: English lyrics by JJ Soul and one in Portuguese by Jussanam Dejah. CD-2: Icelandic lyrics written by various authors. Nine vocalists perform on the album, veterans like Gudrún Gunnars, Eivor Palsdottir and Thor Breidfjörd and younger generation jazz-singers like Marína Ósk and Erla Stefáns. The musicians include Jóhann Ásmundsson (of Mezzoforte) on bass who also engineered and mixed the album, Einar Scheving on drums, Vignir Thor Stefáns on kbs., Edvard Larusson (of JJ Soul Band) on guitar and producer Stefáns S. on saxophones.
Ingvi Thor has written music for 11 albums during 30 years as songwriter, four of which were co-written by JJ Soul from UK and performed by JJ Soul Band (also found on this website). Songs by Ingvi Thor can be also found on Icelandic and foreign sampler-CDs.
“ENDURING LOVE”; Finalist – IAMA; International Accoustic Music Awards 2014
“LOVELY”; Finalist, UK Songwriting Contest 2014
“SAMBA-RUMBA”; Finalist, USA Songwriting Competition 2013
“MEASURING THE MARIGOLDS”; nominated HMMA, Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2014
“ENDURING LOVE”; Nominated; HMMA, Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2013.
“THE IMAGE OF YOU”; Nominated: HMMA, Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2012
Distribution / Iceland: Sögur útgáfa; http://sogurutgafa.is/
Distribution: CD Baby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ingvithorkormaksson