Mr. Hat Presents a very Jerry Birthday weekend blowout- an evening with STEELY DEAD and KEYSTONE REVISTED w/ REED MATHIS on 6 string featuring the MAD ALCHEMY LIQUID LIGHTSHOW now ON THE WATERFRONT at the Mare Island Coal Sheds in Vallejo, CA. Local craft beers, wine and food trucks available, now also featuring a Burning Man sculpture art exhibit and fantastic waterfront views.
Last Monday & Tuesday, Billy Kreutzmann brought his latest incarnation of the Kids to the mainland to play a two-night blowout at the sandstone mecca Red Rocks. Originally slated as a single show, tickets sold out almost instantly and in light of this demand, the call for more was answered. The response: another sold out show.
During the lockdown last year, Reed Mathis had lots of time on his hands. Setting an intention to use the downtime wisely, he decided to visit his storage space filled with countless recordings, photos and miscellaneous ephemera from his years and years of touring and recording with underground jazz experimentalists, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey.
In Reed's own words: "What I found in there astonished me."
Grateful Mahalo was a birthday party celebrated on the island of Kaua`i and all over the world for our favorite birthday boy, Bill Kreutzmann, drummer of the Grateful Dead, born May 7, 1946 in Palo Alto, California. Bill was told he was a teenager that he had no rhythm, but began playing drums in his early teens anyway.
Like most musicians in 2020, Reed Mathis found himself with time on his hands being that all of his tours and session work had been cancelled for the foreseeable future. Never one to idle, Reed turned attention to his archives, dusting off countless hours of audio from Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, the Tulsa, OK-based band that he helped found and performed with for nearly 15 years. First and foremost, among his discoveries was 'Winterwood'—Mathis' final studio recording with JFJO.
Rex Foundation is pleased to announce that its annual benefit concert is going virtual this year, being held on December 12, 2020 at 7pm EST, with a VIP pre-show hosted by Trixie Garcia & Garcia Hand Picked beginning at 6pm EST.
While musicians are dealing with canceled tours and extra time on their hands, music director and drummer Adam Chase (Jazz Is Phsh, James Brown Dance Party, Chase Brothers) is picking the brains of some of the most interesting musicians in the jam scene and sharing his findings with us at Grateful Web. This week Chase gets bassist Reed Mathis to dive into the power of t
In normal times, Steve Kimock and Friends (John Morgan Kimock, drums, Jeff Chimenti, keys, and Reed Mathis, bass) would have returned to Mill Valley’s Sweetwater Music Hall this weekend for a three-night residency.
These are not ordinary times—oh, you noticed?—and so Steve & Co. decided to release a mini-EP, Point of No Return. Here’s what Steve says about the EP.