The GreyNotes
Nanaimo, British Columbia
2004 - 2012


Gerry Bird ~ Drums
Cathy Davis ~ Guitar, Vocals
Garnet Hunt ~ Bass
Johnny James ~  Guitar, Vocals
Mike McIntyre ~ Guitar


Ted Benkhe ~ Keyboards
Bob Garnett ~ Drums
Kevin Hicks ~ Drums
Dennis MacFadden ~ Keyboards
Kama McEwen ~ Vocals
Mark Walton ~  Drums

In Memory of

Bob Garnett
September 19, 1950 - February 1, 2013

The GreyNotes - photo courtesy of Garnet Hunt
Ted Benkhe, Cathy Davis, Johnny James
Kevin Hicks and Garnet Hunt

In a continuation of classic rock and blues, a group of old guys in Nanaimo, B.C. has formed the GreyNotes featuring Johnny James vocals and Guitar, Bob Garnett on Drums, Ted Benkhe on Keyboard and Garnet Hunt on Bass.

All have played with groups across Canada, Garnet was with the Vancouver Playboys (60’s) and also currently plays with the Time Machine.

Garnet Hunt, January 2005

Three former members of the GreyNotes have formed a new group the GreyNotes Revival. Ted Benkhe on keyboard, Michael McIntyre on guitar and Garnet Hunt on bass are joined by Norm Stacey on drums. (Norm was a part of the Vancouver Stags.  He has recently moved to Nanoose and joined the group after a long layoff from drumming.

Garnet Hunt, August 2016

The GreyNotes have just completed a cd of originals

Sample Lo-Fi Clips

Sweet Carolina
Stand Up
I Got a Need V1
I Got a Need V2 (LoFi Clip)
Jump Start the Kicker (LoFi Clip)

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GreyNotes in 2008 - Photo courtesy of Garnet Hunt
Cathy Davis, Johnny James, Mark Walton, Garnet Hunt, Mark Willougby, and Ted Benkhe - Photo from live CD recording session at Nanaimo's Blues Underground, March 29, 2008

Some of the other Pacific Northwest music groups represented in this group include: The Vancouver Playboys, Time Machine, and other NW bands.

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Last Update:   3 October 2017
Credits:  Garnet Hunt, Ron Garnett
Band # 1608