Although Mofro is situated in the Florida city of Jacksonville, near where JJ Gray and Daryl Hance was raised, the band actually formed over the Atlantic in London. The Floridians had been in the uk to focus on a documenting contract that finished up heading sour. While in London, both musicians produced the acquaintance of Nathan Shepherd, a key pad player from RIGHT HERE, and Fabrice Quentin, a bassist who comes from France. Shepherd and Quentin became a member of them for a short while beneath the Mofro moniker. Regrettably, the band’s scenario took an nearly deadly turn carrying out a display in Jacksonville that was said to be the beginning of a U.S. tour. Pursuing an evening in the city’s Marquee Theater, bandmembers had been in an car crash. Grey’s wife suffered serious accidental injuries, while Shepherd required an interval of treatment and he came back to Australia. Their firs talbum, Blackwater appeare din 2001, while 2004’s Lochloosa, signalled the to begin many personnel adjustments.The album highlighted included founding people Gray, Hance, and Quentin, plus keyboard player Mike Shapiro and drummer Craig Barnette. While Gray held the name Mofro on all following recordings from 2007’s Nation Ghetto through 2015’s Ol’ Glory, he continued to be not merely its frontman, but its just continuous member; he utilized different lineups to match the materials he recorded.