Pierre Moerlen’s Gong

Pierre Moerlen’s Gong was a French jazz-rock band that functioned as a continuation of Gong following the departure of Daevid Allen, with percussionist Moerlen assuming the reigns. This iteration of the band released six albums between 1975 and 1981, the last three of which bear the affixed nameplate. 

Members: Pierre Moerlen (drums), Benoit Moerlen (percussion, vibraphone, marimba, keyboards, 1978-79, 1987-89, 1995), Hansford Rowe (bass, 1978-96), Mireille Bauer (percussion, 1978), François Causse (percussion, 1978-81), Ross Record (guitar, 1978), Bon Lozaga (guitar, 1978-81, 1993-96), Jeff Young (keyboards, 1979), Ake Zieden (guitar, 1983-89), Lena Andersson (vocals, 1983-85), Dag Westling (guitar, 1983-85), Michael Zylka (Chapman stick, 1983-85), Nina Andersson (saxophone, vocals, 1983-85), Chister Rhedin (keyboards, 1983-85), Stefan Traub (percussion, keyboards, 1987-89), Frank Fischer (keyboards, 1987-89)

Discography:

  • Shamal (1975)
  • Gazeuse! (1976)
  • Expresso II (1978)
  • Downwind (1979)
  • Time Is the Key (1979)
  • Leave It Open (1981)
  • Breakthrough (1986)
  • Second Wind (1988)

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