Recent Posts From Music

High on a Mountain Examines Colorado Jamgrass Scene

Hutchinson explores the origins of jamgrass in the Colorado bluegrass scene, starting in the seventies in Telluride and flourishing over the subsequent decades throughout the Centennial State and beyond.

Channeling Jerry Marks 25th Anniversary of Garcia’s Passing with Artist Interviews.

It’s a look at where the music of the Dead stands today as expressed through the words and experiences of twenty musicians who continue to preserve Garcia’s legacy.

Untethered in the Sixties and Beyond: “Girl Freiberg” Shares The Story of her Life

Ride along as Girl brushes elbows with David Crosby, Joan Baez, Michael Bloomfield, members of the Grateful Dead and marries musician David Freiberg of the Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.

Max Creek: 45 & Live!

Originating in New England in 1971, Max Creek holds old-school jamband cred as being one of the original purveyors of the genre.

Stephen Inglis Cuts the Dead Some Slack

Stephen Inglis manages to find open space in the sometimes crowded field of Grateful Dead tributes. On Cut the Dead Some Slack, the Honolulu-based troubadour (with vocal harmony assistance from radio host and musician David Gans) offers a pleasing array of acoustic-based Grateful Dead covers.

John Kadlecik Band at Skipper’s Smokehouse: 3.10.18

The audience danced, sang and grooved to the consistently inspired sound of the tight four-piece, which included Jay Lane on drums and Wavy Dave Burlingame on bass. It was a magical evening that demonstrated the power of live music performed by a talented band in a relaxed setting.

MiZ – A Year Ago Today; Boris Garcia – Around Some Corner

New releases by MiZ and Boris Garcia keep the dream alive . . .

Steve Kimock Blasts Off on Satellite City Tour

Steve Kimock’s new CD Satellite City features him in a mix of styles, from his trademark explorational improvisation to song-based fare featuring Leslie Mendelson. TipJar was lucky enough to chat with Steve about his new release and to get into some fun side tangents about his early years in San Francisco.

The Disreputable Few – Ain’t Who I Was

Over the years, Los Angeles musicians Mark Tremalgia, Randy Ray Mitchel, Paul Ill and Don Potruch have loaned their skills to artists including Bob Weir, Butch Trucks, Linda Perry and Billy Gibbons. Now they’ve come together as the Disreputable Few