What is Mono Officio???
Mono Officio is a Texas blues/rock band based in San Antonio, Texas. The band is comprised of three members, Jacob Reese, Joshua Reese, and Casey Cortez. Jacob, 13, plays the drums and electric guitar; Joshua, 16, plays electric bass and electric guitar. Casey Cortez is a local San Antonio singer who was brought in on the latest album, Cry of a Falcon. For more info, including how the band got started, check out the Bio page.
The band's first commercially recorded album, Cry Of A Falcon, has been released and can be found at Amazon.com. The album contains an ultimate mix of blues, from original tunes to covers. The album also crosses into the rock and jazz genres occasionally. From the classic slide licks of Elmore James' "Dust My Blues" to the slow blues grind of "Slow Burn" and "You're Gonna Get Hurt," there is something for everyone. Two Jimi Hendrix covers showcase the great guitar playing of the Reese brothers; and the title track is an original wich eludes to the style of Hendrix. "Walkin' In The Park" is a nice jazzy song to cap it all off. The tracklist is as follows: