Blues Image


Blues Image I (1966 - 1968)
  • Mike Pinera - guitar/vocals - b. September 29, 1948, Tampa, Florida.
  • Malcolm Jones - bass - b. Cardiff, Wales.
  • Joe Lala - drums/percussion - b. Tampa, Florida.
  • Manuel Bertematti - drums - b. 1946, Tampa, Florida.

Blues Image II (1968 - 1970)
  • Mike Pinera - guitar/vocals
  • Malcolm Jones - bass
  • Joe Lala - drums/percussion
  • Manuel Bertematti - drums
  • Frank "Skip" Konte - keyboards - b. Canon City, Oklahoma.
Albums:
  1. "Blues Image" (1969)
  2. "Open" (1970) - Single: "Ride Captain Ride"
Mike Pinera joined Iron Butterfly; later was member of Ramatam, The New Cactus Band, Thee Image, played in Alice Cooper's band, and joined The Classic Rock All-Stars.

Blues Image III (1970 - 1971)
  • Kent Henry - guitar
  • Malcolm Jones - bass
  • Joe Lala - drums/percussion
  • Manuel Bertematti - drums
  • Frank "Skip" Konte - keyboards - b. Canon City, Oklahoma
  • Dennis Correll - vocals
Albums:
  1. "Red, White, and Blues Image" (1970)
Joe Lala was later member of Manassas (with Stephen Stills), and played with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jackson Browne, Joe Walsh, and The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band.
Kent Henry joined Steppenwolf.
Frank "Skip" Konte joined Three Dog Night.
Manuel Bertematti was later member of The New Cactus Band.
Some of the other band members regrouped as Manna.


Mike Pinera solo:
  1. "Isla" (1978)
  2. "Forever" (1979)


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Last Revised:  October 16, 2000