Jeffrey Normal meets road-hardened multi-saxophonist Bill Bousfield.They form a band which Bill names 3 hole PUNCH,relating to a variety of references including 3 Qabalistic 0's,AIN SOPH AUR,The Trips Festivals in San Francisco,and of course,the obvious sexual and sacred connotations.They meet veteran New York drummer Rich Maslach and Chris Davies becomes their incredible guitarist as well as the young iconoclastic phenom Drew Thompson.They recorded "How do you like my cat" a 7 song 74 minute rump-rompous of improvised FUN!
Jeffrey Normal,after a decade of performing with his group Jeffrey Normal & Magick including Lolapalooza,the release of 2 LPs of his own material, recording and playing with The Father of the Psychedelic Guitar James Gurley including the album Nirvana Joe and touring Japan Jeffrey moved to Kent,Ohio to aid his ailing parents.
He met saxophonist Bill Bousfield and they formed 3 hole PUNCH adding guitarists Drew Thompson and Chris Davies,and drummer Rich Maslach.
We have perfomed at Peabodys Downunder in Cleveland,JBs in Kent, Wet in Akron,The Cosmic Cow in Akron,The Avenue in Kent,and Fred Fest 1995,1996,and 1997.3 hole PUNCH has a very exciting live show including tie dyes,strobes,blacklights,dancing freaks like SUMUMAN, SNAKEWOMAN and ALEX from A Clockwork Orange and assorted wierdness and truth from the mouth of Jeffrey Normal.People seem to dig it.
The inspiration for this psychedelic jazz quintet is the album Agharta by Miles Davis and Mahavishnu.
We seek to initiate through music.