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Joined: Aug 27 2007
Jam and the Playground Kids

Hello everyone i', john i play bass in Jam and the Playground kids. We are a band based out of nort central illinois trying to spread our wings and start traveling spreading our music. Here is a paragraph describing JPK.
Jam and The Playground Kids is a unique blend of crowd energy and original creativity. They use the crowd to fuel their artistic visions, making for an explosive experience for both the band and the crowd alike. This energetic mix opens the gates for improvasational music and intence spinning, jumping,and dancing that everyone gets into. There's always that excitement whenever they play and neither the band or the crowd knows what to expect next! Although the Band enjoys showing respect to all musicians and genre's who have influenced them, they concentrate mostly on original material and spreading good insight and love to everyone who witnesses them play. Come see this musical conconction and good time infusion for yourself! ENJOY
you can check out where and what we played @
I hope to see some of you cats from the chicago area in our crowd

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Joined: Jul 4 2007
Hello From Joshua Tree

I Just Play with one of my bands Hell69 In Kona Hawaii at LuLu,s it was so much for more info about My Music go to I just become friends with Sonic Youth.
I guess Lee was a dead Head. I am also looking to helping other musicians and we should play as much as we can you call me at 707 528 3211. I can play most any thing I learned a lot for the the boys You know the Dead. thank you
Hello from Joshua C. Digman

Joined: Aug 8 2007
Charlotte musicians wanted for jamming

I am interested in meeting Charlotte, NC area deadheads who are musicians and are interested in informal jamming. I have been playing electric/acoustic 6-string guitar with a little pedal steel for the past 40 years (which makes me an old man at age 53!) and frequently play outdoors in Freedom Park on Saturdays with a portable battery-operated rig.

I'm no professional, but after 40 years how bad could I be? Contact me and maybe we can jam.


Joined: Aug 6 2007
Stringtown Pickers

My band is the Stringtown PIckers. We have been at it for about 7 years and 4 of us are pretty hard core heads. It is hard to find a good banjo player that gave up a decade to follow the dead and others, and we haven't found that guy yet. But, our guy can pick a little bit. We started out doing a lot of dead covers, but now we only do Friend, and even that is ripping fast. Hope you enjoy it.

Joined: Jun 22 2007
Any Midwest folks?

I play percussion in an Ann Arbor, MI based band called Treetown Underground. All of our members have been influenced by the Dead in one way or another. We are a mix of jazz, bluegrass, folk, funk, samba, klezmer, and more. We begin recording our first album in September. If there's anyone in the Midwest (or anywhere else for that matter) looking to trade gigs, please let me know.

If my words did flow........

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Joined: Jun 5 2007
Unemployed Parade Gregory Schwartz Poetry Team

23 Songs Jam Band Poetry Jazz guaranteed a kind Listen EastCoast Finest
DownLoud for free Welcome All Good People Om Ah Hum
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Performing at Brighton Bar Poetry Show
Twisted Tree Cafe, The Saint, & The Stone Pony.
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Member of Jazz Blues Foundation Red Bank.
Accepted by the Cambridge Who's Who Executive and Professional Registry.
Poet Laureate Asbury Park.
Chap Book featured at Poets House Spring St. New York
Lyricist for Gorky Park see all music for story.
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Joined: Jul 26 2007
"Driven by the wind like the

"Driven by the wind like the dust that blows around"

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Joined: Jun 4 2007

Will check it out ...pretty busy right now though.....keep on rockin'!

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Joined: Jun 4 2007
New mix up...

...of 'A Tall Tale'.....just a bit of a remix.

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Joined: Jun 7 2007
Please review my CD

I just got back the mixed and mastered version of my first CD, and I'm looking for some help - from parents, mainly, but really from anyone who remembers what it's like to be a kid.
What I'm looking for are short (1 paragraph or less) quotes about my music to go in my press kit. The CD is called Everyday Things, and it is family- and kid-oriented folk rock, but I've also seen some grownups without kids grooving to the songs when I perform them.
In return, I'll send you some merchandise - right now we are doing t-shirts, stickers, toys, and CD singles. I'll be able to get some cool stuff out to you in about a month.
What I'd like you to do is to go to my website,, or, and have a listen. Better still, if you have children, have them listen with you. Then, if you like what you hear, send me your short review to If you don't want me to use your name in the press kit, I'll just do something like first name or what part of the country you're from.

"Folk rock for groovin families!"


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