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  1. Soundboard

    General discussion area.

  2. Live Streams

    Use this forum to share live streams.  Each topic should be a link to a live stream, either currently happening, coming up or archived.

    Please indicate if it's free or paid using TAGS.

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  3. Epic Covers

    Note: use tags to describe band and any notable artists. don't include them in the song title.

    Name the cover and use the tags for identifying the artists.

    Covers of songs that are impressive, outstanding, extraordinary, thrilling or simply strange should be posted here.

    Youtube videos are especially supported.  Just copy the url or share link and paste in a new post. The video thumbnail should appear immediately Find great covers by well known artists or any amateur that has impressed you and is worthy of sharing.  Feel free to share your own covers too!

    This forum is inspired by a long running Epic Covers thread.  Each video share should have it's own place for discussion and this forum will allow for that.

  4. Rich Stadium

    Anything that is sports-related should be discussed here.

  5. Mmmmm

    Share favorite recipes and food ideas here.


  • Posts

    • MRG Live presents Jazz is Dead: Alphonso Johnson, Steve Kimock, Pete Lavezzoli & Bobby Lee Rodgers, Sun, Dec 10 2023 Doors: 7:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 190 Princes’ Blvd, Toronto, ON Doors: 7:00pm Show: 8:00pm Tickets / Facebook Event Jazz is Dead – The acclaimed All-Star instrumental ensemble, famous for interpretations of classic Grateful Dead songs with jazz influences, returns in 2023 to celebrate its 25th Anniversary. Co-founder Alphonso Johnson will be joined by Steve Kimock, Pete Lavezzoli & Bobby Lee Rodgers, performing Grateful Dead’s ‘Wake of The Flood’ marking it’s 50th Anniversary, in addition to other beloved selections. Jazz Is Dead XXV ‘reunites’ two greats! Steve Kimock & Alphonso Johnson, who together in heavyweight post-Garcia Grateful Dead off-shoot The Other Ones together with Bob Weir, commanded the instrumental prowess of that band. Formed in 1998 by bassist Alphonso Johnson (Weather Report, Santana, Bobby & The Midnites, The Other Ones), drummer Billy Cobham (Miles Davis, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Bobby & The Midnites), keyboardist T Lavitz (Dixie Dregs) & guitarist Jimmy Herring (Aquarium Rescue Unit, Widespread Panic), with drummers Rod Morgenstern (Dixie Dregs) & Jeff Sipe (Leftover Salmon) replacing Cobham in 1999, and guitarist Jeff Pevar (CSN, David Crosby CPR, Phil Lesh & Friends) replacing Herring in 2000, recorded 3 acclaimed albums, the second of which ‘Laughing Water’ in 1999 was in fact an instrumental ‘Wake of The Flood’ reinterpretation – so there is precedent. That album also featured Derek Trucks, Donna Jean Godchaux & Vassar Clements.
    • Saw the JSB addition. Very cool. Would love to see those guys play a little more regularly, although I assume that's unlikely.
    • Message board discussions, in general, are down.  Too bad, I do love this community... it's always a treat to see y'all at shows.
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