Jason Bodlovich Group (JBG) is a North Bay Area instrumental trio specializing in guitar driven funkrock, blues, swing, Brazilian, jazz and more. Guitarist Jason Bodlovich leads the group which features bassist Steve Froberg and drummer JB Duff. Repertoire includes original compositions, rock/pop covers, jazz/blues standards and eclectic TV/movie themes. JBG has released 3 studio albums, two live recordings and will be releasing a new studio album, “Opus 13”, in Summer of 2016.
Influences include the bluesrock stylings of Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughan; The funk of The Meters, Parliament/Funkadelic & James Brown; the advanced technique of instrumental rock guitarist Jeff Beck & Joe Satriani; the twang and swing of country, rockabilly and western swing guitarists Chet Atkins, Brian Setzer & Merle Travis; and the exploration of jazz guitarists Julian Lage, Bill Frissel & John Scofield. Genre classification aside, the end result is simply exciting groove-based music capable of entertaining the masses in any venue.