"MUSIC IN ITS NATURAL STATE."
Roger Bolt has been performing in the California North Bay since 1972. Beginning with his singing and songwriting collaboration with soulful alto vocalist and actress Joanna Noble in creating the "Acoustic Romantic" ensemble Woodbine of 1975 and reuniting in 1996 for their CD release " Moonlight Memory". In 2010 Roger reunited with bassist and co-arranger Phil Marshall ( Formerly of Crossfire and Norman Greenbaum ) and singer songwriter Steve Harr of Crossfire for their 3 year performance run and release of their Americana, blues & boogie CD "Marshall-Bolt & Harr...Waiting for the Reaper"
ROGER BOLT presently performs with the finest Sonoma of county talents with award winning fiddle player Gus Garelick, guitar virtuoso Steve Della Maggiora, Bassist and co-producer John Speer and drummer genius Michael Messer. They come together on the recent CD release of "People, Passion & Places".
New CD Release; People, Passion & Places.
BIO: ROGER BOLT, Origins
ROGER BOLT: Performing as ROGER BOLT and BORDERLINE! Classically trained singer and songwriter, Acoustic steel string and electric guitar. Rogers' world travel has influenced his original composition to a broad musical pallet of Latin, Celtic, Early American Folk, Rock, Blues, Boogie, Jazz and Americana.
Roger began his musical journey in the South East with his first band the Inmates, playing for the men and women leaving Ft. Benning Georgia for the war in South East Asia during the late Sixties. After moving to California in 1967 He connected with other kindred spirits and formed other musical projects like Woodbine, the rock band BOLT, Los Gringos, Noble Bolt and others. Roger has also spent many years in broadcasting and Voice Over work with NPR affiliate KRCB FM, KPLS Country music and KMLS Cable 1 rock radio.
Rogers' haunting Celtic song "Hooligan's Dream" from the Woodbine CD; Moonlight Memory is currently appearing in the movie "Hilo de Cristal" or "Thread of Glass", from Grial Producciones, Spain. All songs are available on this website, playable and down loadable.
Roger Cell: 707-540-2763
Influences: Just about everybody
John Hyatt, Gilberto and Jobim, Celtic music, Robert Johnson, Joe Pass, Leon Redbone, Beatles, Lightning Hopkins, Muddy Waters, Mississippi John Hurt. Lorrrena McKinnett, Mozart, Samuel Barber. Dan Hicks and especially our Moms. What a great ladies of undieing support and love.