Just Announced: Jazz Is Dead @ Fox Theatre

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Submitted by -Fox Theater Wed, 05/06/2015 - 1:56 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Jazz is Dead with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Monday, August 3rd, 2015. Tickets are on sale May 1st for $25 GA.

JAZZ IS DEAD TAKES A CAPTIVATING TWIST ON GRATEFUL DEAD TUNES INCORPORATING A JAZZ INFLUENCE FROM A GROUP OF WELL ACCLAIMED MUSICIANS, INCLUDING GRATEFUL DEAD KEYBOARDIST FROM ’68 – ’71, TOM CONSTANTEN.

At the beginning of 2015, the surviving members of GRATEFUL DEAD announced historic “Fare Thee Well” (farewell) concerts… inspiring JAZZ IS DEAD to reform and likewise celebrate GRATEFUL DEAD’s 50th Anniversary.

JAZZ IS DEAD consists of Alphonso Johnson (Further, Weather Rport), Jeff Pevar (Phil & Friends, CSN), Rod Morgenstein (Dixie Dregs), Tom Constanten (Grateful Dead) & Chris Smith (Jefferson Starship). Jazz is Dead’s, "Explorations Into the Music of GRATEFUL DEAD” embarks from the compass point of GARCIA and company's most complex and audacious material, culled from many periods of their storied history.  From there, the musical heading is unknown ... each performance, promising inspired improvisation and new discovery ... crafted by a line-up of stellar players.