01. Crazy Fingers
02. Unbroken Chain
03. Scarlet Begonias
04. Dark Star
05. Red Baron
06. King Solomon's Marbles
07. 'Blues For Allah' Medley: Help On The Way/Slipknot!/Franklin's
...One feels a grateful camaraderie with these jazz-heads, who boast collective credits ranging from Bob Weir to Miles Davis, as they rejuvenate some of their favorite Dead tunes. While the use of jazz vocabulary and sensibility in Dead reinterpretations is hardly new-sprung, the jam factor in this venture is juicy.
Guitarist Jimmy Herring
(b. January 22, 1962, in Fayetteville, North Carolina) (Aquarium Rescue Unit) makes an especially sweet contribution with a virtuosic fanfare that veers easily between blues, rock and jazz stylings
(he really does play the changes, honest)... cduniverse.com
...Jazz isn't really dead, it''s just looking back at the songbook and spirit of America's favorite jam band, the Grateful Dead. Featuring an all-star cast of instrumentalists including drummer Billy Cobham, bassist Alfonso Johnson, guitarist Jimmy Herring, and keyboardist T Lavitz, "Jazz Is Dead" reconstructs the Dead's songbook into a showcase for jazz-rock-fusion virtuosos...