Thursday, August 6, 2015
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Multi-instrumentalist Matt Turk and Grammy award winner C Lanzbom have joined forces to form “Deadgrass” celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia, paying tribute to Old & in the Way and the acoustic music of Jerry Garcia.
Web music authority All Music Guide calls Matt Turk "...an artist to be reckoned with." A seasoned recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, eternal idealist and compassionate peace loving realist, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York based Matt Turk is a veteran performer who has engaged audiences around the world, both as a rocking bandleader and an acoustic folk troubadour. He has shared the stage with Pete Seeger and opened for Judy Collins, The Doobie Brothers, Fiona Apple, The Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart and more. He has performed throughout the U.S.A., Europe, Israel and the Caribbean, appearing at festivals and venues including Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival, the Gathering of the Vibes, Atlanta's Music Midtown, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Beacon Theatre and Brooklyn Bowl.
Grammy award winner C Lanzbom has spent years as a studio and touring guitarist. Well traveled in the Middle East, C absorbed Israeli-Arabic musical rhythms of the region, eventually fusing these ancient tones to the music he grew up with along the Jersey Shore. C’s performing, writing, engineering and producing credits include his band Soulfarm, American Idol Finalist Crystal Bowersox, Shlomo Carlebach and Pete Seeger with Bruce Springsteen. C also has numerous television and film song placements. When not touring, C runs and owns Sherwood Ridge Studio, a state-of-the-art recording facility just north of New York City. He brings his unique sound around the world, his affection and passion for Jerry Garcia’s music is contagious and longstanding and cited as a major influence.
The core band is Turk (mandolin/vocals), C Lanzbom (guitar), Deni Bonet (fiddle), Ayodele Maakheru (banjo) and Adam Roberts (bass).