JAZZ IS DEAD, “Explorations Into the Music of GRATEFUL DEAD” embarks from the compass point of GARCIA and company’s most complex and audacious material, culled from many periods of their storied history. From there, the musical heading is unknown … each performance, promising inspired improvisation and new discovery … crafted by a line-up of stellar players.
Alphonso Johnson – Bass (Further, Bobby & The Midnights, Weather Report)
Jeff Pevar – Guitar (Phil & Friends, CSN, Ray Charles)
Rod Morgenstein – Drums (6 time Grammy Nominee for Dixie Dregs)
Tom Constanten – Piano (Grateful Dead 1968-1971)
Chris Smith – Keyboards (Jefferson Starship, The Supremes)