11/28/11

Jerry Jams for Rex II: Even More Great Tunes!

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Artists contribute Jerry Garcia tunes in support of Rex again!

Check out the press coverage!

 

You know you loved Jerry Jams for Rex, which included some of the sweetest tunes ever collected, and for such a great cause… Well, good news!

With Jerry Jams for Rex II, stellar musicians honor Jerry Garcia’s continuing musical and community contributions with generous contributions of noteworthy live performances of Jerry Garcia songs to benefit the Rex Foundation.  This tasteful compilation provides a rich musical experience for enjoyment of longtime favorites, and all proceeds are a contribution to Rex.

The compilation is available as of November 29, 2011 in the following formats:

·MP3,FLAC, and Apple Lossless downloads via Livedownloads.com

·iTunes download

·CD only available

Jerry Jams for Rex II is possible because of the sterling contributions of music, resources and know-how of the participating artists and people involved in the initiative. The Rex Foundation extends its heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the generosity of spirit and action of the people involved in creating Jerry Jams for Rex II, as well as to all the people who purchase the compilation. Together, we honor Jerry Garcia and demonstrate the positive power of music and community spirit.

CONTRIBUTING MUSICIANS
ALO
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers
Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Dark Star Orchestra
New Monsoon
Railroad Earth
STS9
The String Cheese Incident
Umphrey’s McGee
Widespread Panic
Yonder Mountain String Band

COMPILATION PRODUCTION
Matt Butler, Everyone Orchestra and Rex Foundation Board Member
Bruce Colfin, The Firm
Rob Helmstetter, Graphic Artist, Foundations Design
Matt Hogan, SCI Fidelity Records
Ice Nine Publishing
Brad Gregory Serling, nugs.net
Micah Gordon, nugs.net
The Jerry Garcia Family Estate

THE MUSIC
Eric Pirritt and STS9
Brian Ross and Railroad Earth
Greg Cimino, Amy Finkle, and The Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Buck Williams and the Widespread Panic family
Bo Carper, Gary Hartman, and New Monsoon
Jennifer and Steve Kimock
Kevin Browning and Umphrey’s McGee
Gregg Friedman, Ben Hines, and Yonder Mountain String Band
Matt Hogan, SCI Fidelity Records, and The String Cheese Incident
Bruce Hornsby, Wayne Pooley, and Marc Allan
Tim Walther and Dark Star Orchestra
Jenna Lebowitz and ALO

And, of course, Jerry.

 

TRACK DETAILS

  1. STS9 - Shakedown Street
    (6/3/2011 - Ozark, AR)
  2. Railroad Earth - The Wheel
    (12/31/2010 - Denver, CO)
  3. Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Brown-Eyed Women
    (5/26/2011 - San Francisco, CA)
  4. Widespread Panic - Fire On The Mountain
    (2/10/2011 - Athens, GA)
  5. New Monsoon with Steve Kimock and Tim Carbone - Mission In The Rain
    (5/13/2006 - San Francisco, CA)
  6. Umphrey’s McGee - Crazy Fingers
    (9/01/2008 - Boulder, CO)
  7. Yonder Mountain String Band - Althea
    (7/23/2011 - North Plains, OR)
  8. The String Cheese Incident - Deal
    (8/06/2004 - Terra Alta, WV)
  9. Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers - Standing on the Moon>Halcyon Days
    (11/09/2009 - Richmond, VA)
  10. Dark Star Orchestra - St. Stephen
    (5/09/2011 - Burlington, VT)
  11. ALO - They Love Each Other *
    (5/28/2006 – Santa Rosa, CA)

* Bonus download only track, not on the CD