By Shel Holtz
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Each episode features a look at a jam band and a sampling of their music.
||Clean14th Leg: U-Melt||Ryne Gioviani recommended a couple bands in an email, including U-Melt, a New York-based band with more than 500 shows under their belts. Three songs are included in the podcast, including Impedimentea from the Summer Camp Festival in Chillicote, Il[...]||26 7 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13th Leg: Ultraviolet Hippopotamus||The first show of 2010 — which sure beats the only show of 2009! I found Ultraviolet Hippopotamus while looking at the various jam bands that performed New Year’s Eve shows. This Michigan band is terrific, and I found a great show with s[...]||10 1 2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12th Leg: Perpetual Groove||Hey, now…only four months between episodes. That’s better! This episode features Perpetual Groove — PGroove to their fans — a jam band out of Athens, Georgia that doesn’t have that southern rock sound to them. I’v[...]||12 4 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11th Leg: The Heavy Pets||Nearly 13 months after the 10th leg, I’m back with the eleventh. This time around, we’ll hear three songs from three different performances by The Heavy Pets, which plays a packed weekly gig in Ft. Lauderdale, has been a presence at seve[...]||31 12 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10th Leg: Raq||Three months since the last leg of the journey but I’m back, finally, with a new installment. Like most of the bands featured here, I found Raq listed in a festival lineup, uncovered shows at archive.org, and found myself going back to those s[...]||9 12 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9th Leg: The American Beauty Project||Held January 20 and 21 at the World Financial Center Winter Garden, the American Beauty Project featured a variety of artists performing the songs, in order, from the Grateful Dead’s “Workingman’s Dead” and “American Be[...]||30 8 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8th Leg: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals||No, I have not done a podfade. Yes, the last time I did a JamJourney was April freakin’ 10th, three months ago to the day. What can I say? I’ve been busy, and my regular podcast, For Immediate Release, has come out twice a week, just lik[...]||10 7 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7th Leg: Assembly of Dust||While Assembly of Dust says on its MySpace profile (hey, even Phil Lesh has a MySpace profile these days) that the band sounds like the Black Crowes, Jack Johnson, Wilco and some other artists, but to me, for all the world, they sound like the David[...]||10 4 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6th Leg: Umphrey’s McGee||For the first time, I’m playing music by a band I’ve heard before. The idea behind this podcast is very personal; it forces me to do what I’ve wanted to do for years, which is downloading shows from jam artists I’ve somehow m[...]||21 3 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5th Leg: Tea Leaf Green||Who knew? These guys are right in my own backyard and play just the kind of jam music I like the best — straight-ahead rock ‘n roll. (Their website, in fact, declares they are Rock ‘n Roll Band Tea Leaf Green.) The first show I gra[...]||3 3 2007||Free||View in iTunes|