JIM BOYD & Kyo-T
Jim Boyd & Kyo-T is a four piece group based in Spokane, Washington, led by singer/songwriter Jim Boyd.
Jim Boyd is a Lakes Band Indian from the Colville Reservation and has performed in several original groups including XIT, Greywolf, and Winterhawk. He now has six full-length CDs out on his own Thunderwolf Records label and has been nominated for several Native American Music Awards (NAMMYS), where he received 2002's Record Of The Year for his alterNATIVES release. His music has been included in movies such as the Miramax motion picture SMOKE SIGNALS, Fallsaparts FANCYDANCING, and 2207 Productions TRUST ME. Boyd has shared the stage with groups from Motley Crue to Bonnie Raitt.
Alfonso Kolb is the drummer/percussionist originally from the Rincon Indian Reservation in southern California. Kolb has also performed in original groups XIT, Greywolf, and Winterhawk and currently resides on the Colville Indian Reservation. He has performed on several of Boyd's recordings and has performed with Boyd for many years.
Marty Meisner is the bass player born in Seattle but lived most of his life in Spokane, Washington. Marty was an Epic recording artist in The Mayfield Four, where he toured extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada. He has performed from rock to jazz in his 19 years as a bass player.
Brad Greene is the Keyboard player from Spokane, Washington. He has two self-released CDs available and has performed and toured solo and in groups in churches, cafes, coffee houses, and clubs including genres of R&B, soul, classical, worship, opera, folk, bluegrass, country, and rap. Brad is also a studio musician and played piano on Boyd's duet with Annie Humphrey "I'll Be There," which was on the 2002 Record Of The Year CD alterNATIVES.