Who/What is Jazz Is Dead?

Some have been confused when they hear the name “Jazz Is Dead” wondering what is meant by the name of the band. JID is a play on words describing an ensemble of renowned musicians honoring the iconic compositions of the Grateful Dead, but not really sounding “like” the Grateful Dead…talking it to an “altered reality”. This celebratory CD “Grateful Jazz” features […]

The Newest JID Album “Grateful Jazz”!

Honoring the iconic music of the Grateful Dead with original interperative arrangements by this legendary ensemble. Featuring world-renowed musicians: T Lavitz, Rod Morgenstein, Jeff Pevar, Dave Livolsi, Alphonso Johnson, Jerry Goodman, Luis Conte, Bill Evans, Howard Levy and Bill Holloman.

Pevar & Kimock Jam with Soulgrass!

Guitar wizards Jeff Pevar and Steve Kimock get a rare opportunity to play together again this week as special guests with Bill Evans’ Soulgrass Band in Northern CA! Sept Tour dates are:  Fri 6th- Yoshi’s in Oakland, Sat 7th -Sweetwater in Mill Valley, Sun 8th – Humbolt Brews in Arcata & Mon 9th – Kuumbwa […]

Jeff Sits In With String Cheese Incident At Hornings Hideout

While playing some tour dates with Bill Evans’ Soulgrass Band, Jeff played a gig at Hornings Hideout on the first weekend of August. The String Cheese Incident invited Jeff to sit in with them for a couple tunes on both Friday and Saturday nights! Sparks Flew! Here is what String Cheese Incident had to say […]

Concert Dates w/ Bill Evans & Soulgrass

Jeff recently finished tour dates with horn maestro, Bill Evans and Soulgrass, a unique ensemble playing a fusion of Jazz, Soul, Bluegrass and Funk. Jeff performed 8 concerts as special guest along with string-master Steve Kimock and Railroad Earths Tim Carbone!