The Blues Project
One of the first album-oriented, “underground” groups in the United States, the Blues Project offered an electric brew of rock, blues, folk, pop, and even some jazz, classical, and psychedelia. The band was formed in Greenwich Village in the mid-’60s by guitarist Danny Kalb, Steve Katz, flutist/bassist Andy Kulberg, drummer Roy Blumenfeld, and singer Tommy Flanders.
After a few sporadic reunion concerts through the 80s and 90s, the “original” Blues Project disbanded for good. Despite it all, even in the new millennium, the band maintained a die hard fan base of old and new fans, so it was mostly for them that Danny Kalb, Steve Katz, and Roy Blumenfeld revived the band. With Katz and Blumenfeld leading a new powerful lineup that also includes three young and talented “pupils” (Mick Connolly on lead guitar, Jesse Williams on bass, and Ken Clark on keyboards and vocals), The Blues Project remains one of the finest, of the creative bands out there today.