Synopses & Reviews
Jamband - the word brings to mind long summer days of hanging out with friends and listening to an astounding array of talented musicians. This book takes an in-depth look at the bands and fans of this lively, diverse musical and cultural phenomenon. Offering essays, commentaries and discographies of more than 170 groups - from Phish, Allman Brothers, Donna the Buffalo and Widespread Panic to Peach Melba, Ten Ton Chicken and Moon Boot Lover - this fun-filled guide will enhance your appreciation of your favorites while introducing dozens of other notable bands in this ever-expanding universe of sound. You also get a free CD of exclusive live tracks from moe., the Disco Biscuits, Keller Williams, the Motet, Reid Genauer & the Assembly of Dust, and Jazz Mandolin Project
The definitive guide to the hugely popular jam band scene, written by the founder of Jambands.com, the Jammys, and the co-host of Jam Nations radio show.
"Jambands is a comprehensive, critical exploration of the bands and music of this popular genre. It provides commentaries on more than 150 groups with evaluative discographies, web guides and a look at some celebrated live performances. Author Budnick explores the origins and development of the genre and the team itself, and traces its genealogy through a family tree. Other essays go behind the scenes of the Jammy Awards, Jambands.com, and the resuscitation of "Relix Magazine.
The definitive guide to the hugely popular jam band scene, written by the founder of Jambands.com, the Jammys, and the co-host of the nationally syndicated Jam Nation radio show.