Mojo Green

Heavy Horn Funk and Soul

Mojo Green - Heavy Horn Funk and Soul

Mojo Green, a seven piece outfit from Reno, Nv, is quickly becoming known as one of the premier funk and soul bands on the west coast.
 

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BIO


7-piece, female-fronted, horn-heavy funk from Reno, NV.  Over the last few years Mojo Green has played over 200 shows taking their high energy, hard hitting, crazy dance party to storied venues / festivals across the West coast. Highlights include: Summer Arts & Music Fest, Hangtown Halloween, For The Funk Of It, Squaw Valley Funk Fest, The Bounce, Ridgestock, Burning Man, Guitarfish, Off Beat Music Fest-, Spookadelic Halloween Funktacular, Nugget Rib Cook Off, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tahoe’s Grand Opening, Sandpoint Summerfest,  & Concerts At Commons Beach.  

Recent support w/ Lyrics Born,Karl Denson's Tiny Universe,Lettuce, The Funky Meters, The Motet, Trombone Shorty, Orgone, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Turkuaz, The Scott Pemberton Trio, The Monophonics ,Rusted Root and has earned them the reputation of being one of the funkiest live shows around.

"We loved hosting them- and the audience loved them too.  We'll definitely do something again." - Justin Crellin (Mateel Summer Arts & Music Fest)

"Mojo Green delivered the goods. I had so many people tell me how much they loved their set.” - Jason Gallagher (Spookadelic Funktaculuar @ Ashland Armory)

"Yeah man, crowd loved them! Super great vibe.”  - Brian Richards (Mountain Town Music Series- Park City)

"Awesome show and Mojo killed it! They are a great band. Thanks for everything.” - John Edwards (Sandpoint Summerfest)

The Players

Tim Bain who plays Lead Guitar and back up vocals. A Northern Ca native who had the vision to create Mojo Green. Tim brings heavy pocket funk guitar rhythms and tasty leads to Mojo.

Jenes Carter lead Vocalist is a Reno Native. She brings years of live performing to the band and has a very powerful and soulful voice with high energy stage presence and dance moves to match!

Dave Strawn on Bass. Dave's deep musical knowledge and passion to play bring deep Soul pocket bass lines to the rhythm section.

Frank "Fletch" Fletcher plays the drums like a well oiled machine. Originally from the East Coast Fletch has played with many groups over the years including Jam band heavy weights Cosmic Freeway and has toured all over the nation

Monty Adams plays the Trumpet and contributes back up Vocals. A Reno Native and a founding member of the Mojo Green Horn section. Monty adds tasty and soulful trumpet licks to the Mojo Green Horn Section.

Kevin Thomas plays Baritone and Tenor Saxophones. A Quincy Ca native who currently teaches Music at Hug High School in Reno. Being a music major and a music teacher Kevin brings the Bari alive with tones and solos to melt faces like the ending to a Indiana Jones Saga!

John Bennum plays the Trombone. A Reno native John is currently wrapping up his music Degree at the University of Reno Nv. John brings a new depth to the Mojo Soul Funk Horn Lines that have become Mojo's Green's Signature sound.