For Rex: The Black Tie-Dye Ball
Produced by Donna Jean and David MacKay
and The Zen Tricksters
Heart of Gold Records/Zebra Tango
Release date 7/20/06
All proceeds go to the Rex Foundation
11/12/05 The Black Tie-Dye Ball
The New York Society for Ethical Culture
On November 12, 2005, a group of musicians came together for the first ever NYC Rex Foundation Black Tie-Dye Ball Benefit and created a night of incredible musical chemistry.
Zen Tricksters: (Jeff Mattson - lead guitar & vocals, Klyph Black - bass, slide guitar, & vocals, Tom Circosta - rhythm guitar & vocals, Joe Ciarvella - drums) plus special guests: Mickey Hart - vocals & cowbell, Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay - vocals, David Nelson - guitar & vocals, Tom Constanten - organ, piano & vocals, Michael Falzarano - guitar & vocals, Rob Barraco - piano, organ & vocals, Greg Anton - drums, David MacKay - bass, and Wendy Lanter - vocals.
Out of this BTDB event, The Zen Tricksters and Donna Jean Godchaux realized the music was too good to let go, and they had to continue this journey. So they added Mookie Siegel on keys and included Wendy Lanter on vocals and became:
KETTLE JOE'S PSYCHEDELIC SWAMP REVUE
CD RELEASE PARTY AT THE CANAL ROOM NYC 7/20/06
Party and CD signing (CDs will be available to purchase), KJPSR will perform
This CD will be available through Dead.net (Donna Jean's page and on the
Rex Foundation page) gdstore.com and ALL proceeds from the sale of the CD go to the Rex Foundation.
The Rex Foundation aims to help secure a healthy environment, promote individuality in the arts, provide support to critical and necessary social services, assist others less fortunate than ourselves, protect the rights of indigenous people and ensure their cultural survival, build a stronger community, and educate children and adults everywhere.