Anna Mjöll is an Icelandic jazz singer and songwriter. She is the daughter of Svanhildur Jakobsdóttir, singer and TV and Radio Personality, and Ólafur Gaukur, Jazz guitarist, Film Composer, songwriter, arranger and Producer. Mjöll began studying guitar herself at the age of six, followed by piano and cello. She wrote and performed her first song when she was eight. In high school she performed jazz numbers on her cello and at 18 she started singing professionally in local restaurants. Mjöll obtained a college degree from Menntaskólinn í Reykjavík and studied at Sorbonne in Paris, before going to Los Angeles to play jazz. She toured worldwide with the singer Julio Iglesias for three years. She released her first solo album “The Shadow Of Your Smile” in 2009. In that year Mjöll was voted one of the top 5 jazz singers of the year by DeSouteiro’s Jazz Station.