"Bold as Love" is a tribute to the great Jimi Hendrix - playing the music that still moves generations with true authenticity to the songs with the interpretive freedom Jimi pioneered. Bold as Love is comprised of pro musicians who love Jimi's psychedelic, bluesy music and is geared to playing festivals and events who want to celebrate Jimi's music, social expression, and movement of love, peace and joy.
Bold as Love is powered by Project Greenfield and the virtuoso guitar of Pat Morris, searing bass of Joey Reyes, pounding rhythms of Tim Cuny and the keyboard mastery of Jim Knowles. Project Greenfield is a San Francisco Bay Area Indie band that has been together for over four years playing a jamming, creative sound that combines psychedelic rock, Blues, funk, and jazz fusion with lyrics of social activism. Jimi has been an inspiration for Project Greenfield's original music and is now front and center as Bold as Love explores and delivers Jimi's music at its best.
Bold as Love delivers its sounds at festivals, events and celebrations with respect to Jimi and his music, the audience and venue management. Audiences love to listen and dance to the familiar music enjoyed by generations. Venue management is assured of professional demeanor at all times making a memorable experience for everyone.
Bold as Love:
Pat Morris - [guitar, vocals] combines rock, blues, jazz, fusion, funk, classical, and reggae in a powerful, expressive style. Pat studied classical guitar with Josef Raposo, jazz and theory at Berklee College, and with jazz legend Dave Creamer. He toured the East with funk & soul bands Brothers Six and Kith & Kin, opening for acts such as Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, and recorded backing tracks for R&B singer Margo Thunder. After moving to California, Pat toured with rock and fusion bands Elements, Hot Face, Mystery Train, Automatic Blue, and with roots/reggae band George & the Wonders. Pat did session work with producer Paul Harvey for A & M and Warner Bros, and with legendary reggae guitarist Hux Brown.
Jim Knowles - (keyboards, vocals) began playing keyboards professionally in his teens and has backed R&B artists Jimmy McCracklin, L. C. "Good Rockin" Robinson, and toured with It's a Beautiful Day founder David LaFlamme. He's shared the stage with Big Mama Thornton, Larry Graham, John McLaughlin and Jorma Kaukonen, and has recorded at Wally Heider/Hyde Street and Fantasy studios.
Joey Reyes - (bass, vocals) grew up in Marin. He played the Fillmore with Screaming Bloody Marys whose record was produced by East Bay Ray of the Dead Kennedys. He also played with Glamazon and the singer Nkechi, played with Pepe and Pat in Karma Whiplash, and played keyboards with the reggae band George & the Wonders (also with Pat). He worked as an engineer at Tarpon Studios for Narda Michael Walden, and did studio work at Studio D, Cougar Studios, and Hyde St. Studios.
Tim Cuny - (drums, percussion) has been laying down a solid beat for over 30 years as a performer and recording artist. Tim grew up in Chicago and cut his teeth in the tough neighborhood clubs that are famous for defining the sound of Jazz, Blues, and R&B. Tim studied drums and the incorporation of Tai Chi with master drummer George Marsh. Tim has had the opportunity to play with and shared the stage with diverse musicians including Curtis Mayfield, Canned Heat, BB King, Tommy Castro, Tower of Power, and many other Bay Area bands and performers.