The duo is formed by a couple of twins who play different musical instruments: Francesco (Kekko) at keyboards and Federico (Kikko) at sax, flute and voice.
The two brothers, sons of sax player Germano Montefiori, a talented 60’s and 70’s musician, before becoming Montefiori Cocktail, have worked separately. Francesco was a producer of house and breakbeat music, while Federico played sax in many bands .
Their career as Montefiori Cocktail starts in 1997 with the release of “Raccolta n. 1” followed by “Raccolta n. 2” in 2000 and “Re*Shaken-remixes album” in 2002, published by Irma.
After three years and their move to Sir Richard Branson’s V2 Records, their third album, titled “Raccolta n.3”, was released in November 2003.
in 2006 release “A taste of..”like a best of… for IRMA RECORDS,
for EMI Italy they release “MONTEFIORI APPETIZER vol 1” and “MONTEFIORI APPETIZER vol 2” and in summer 2007 a new album “4 ORCHESTRA”. Since 2005 they play also in quartet with Marco Battistini on bass and Luciano Vincenzi on drums