THE WHEEL: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF JERRY GARCIA
AVAILABLE TUESDAY, MARCH 29
On Tuesday March 29, 2011 the Rex Foundation will release 12 tracks from The Wheel – A Musical
Celebration of Jerry Garcia. Recorded at The Fillmore in San Francisco, this special live album features
some of Garcia’s oldest cohorts playing some of his most well-known songs.
Hosted by the Rex Foundation at the legendary Fillmore Auditorium on December 4, 2010, the benefit concert
entitled “The Wheel – A Musical Celebration of Jerry Garcia” was a historic night. Among the evening's unique music
experiences was the bringing together of Jesse McReynolds, Peter Rowan and David Nelson.
At the December 4th benefit event, the featured artists, along with members of their respective bands, which
included Garrett McReynolds, Steve Thomas, Jody Stecher, Keith Little, Paul Knight, Barry Sless, Robin Sylvester,
John Molo, Mookie Siegel, and special guest Matt Butler of The Everyone Orchestra, had the
exceptional opportunity to play Jerry Garcia/Robert Hunter and traditional American roots songs
Following the show many people noted that this remarkable music should be made available to those who could not
attend, as well as to extend the reach of the benefit to provide additional charitable support to the Rex Foundation.
On Tuesday March 29, 2011 this will be the case with downloads and CDs available from nugs.net for all to enjoy. As
a special bonus, nugs.net is offering a free album listening party during the week of the release exclusively at nugs.net/wheel.
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The Wheel – A Musical Celebration of Jerry Garcia Track List:
1. Black Muddy River
3. Deep Elem Blues
5. Friend of the Devil
6. Alabama Getaway
7. Standing on the Moon
8. Franklin’s Tower
9. Casey Jones
10. Dark Hollow
11. The Wheel
12. Cumberland Blues