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Jerry Jams for Rex II Available Today, All Proceeds Benefit The Rex Foundation

On Tuesday, November 29, 2011, the Rex Foundation releases for download the 11 Track Jerry Jams for Rex II. Stellar musicians, including Railroad Earth, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Widespread Panic, The String Cheese Incident and STS9 have contributed the recordings of their notable live performances of Jerry Garcia songs to support the work of the Rex Foundation, the charitable non-profit organization started by Jerry Garcia and the Grateful dead. This new compilation, available in a variety of formats, as shown below, is the second unique Jerry Jams for Rex musical collection brought to life by Brad Serling of www.nugs.net to honor the musical and community legacy of Jerry Garcia. The gifted artists in the order they appear on the album are: STS9, Railroad Earth, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Widespread Panic, New Monsoon with Steve Kimock and Tim Carbone, Umphrey’s McGee, Yonder Mountain String Band, The String Cheese Incident, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Dark Star Orchestra, and ALO. The ALO track is a bonus track available by download only, not on the CD. All proceeds are a contribution to Rex.

Jerry Jams for Rex II is possible because of the sterling contributions of music, resources and know-how of the participating artists and people involved in the initiative. The Rex Foundation extends its heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the generosity of spirit and action of the people involved in creating Jerry Jams for Rex II, as well as to all the people who purchase the compilation. Together, we honor Jerry Garcia and demonstrate the positive power of music and community spirit.

The compilation is available as of November 29th in the following formats:
· MP3, FLAC, and Apple Lossless downloads via www.nugs.net
· iTunes download
· CD only available at www.nugs.net

TRACK DETAILS
1. STS9 – Shakedown Street
(6/3/2011 – Ozark, AR)
2. Railroad Earth – The Wheel
(12/31/2010 – Denver, CO)
3. Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Brown-Eyed Women
(5/26/2011 – San Francisco, CA)
4. Widespread Panic – Fire On The Mountain
(2/10/2011 – Athens, GA)
5. New Monsoon with Steve Kimock and Tim Carbone – Mission In The Rain
(5/13/2006 – San Francisco, CA)
6. Umphrey’s McGee – Crazy Fingers
(9/01/2008 – Boulder, CO)
7. Yonder Mountain String Band – Althea
(7/23/2011 – North Plains, OR)
8. The String Cheese Incident – Deal
(8/06/2004 – Terra Alta, WV)
9. Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers – Standing on the Moon>Halcyon Days
(11/09/2009 – Richmond, VA)
10. Dark Star Orchestra – St. Stephen
(5/09/2011 – Burlington, VT)
11. ALO – They Love Each Other *
(5/28/2006 – Santa Rosa, CA)

* Bonus download only track, not on the CD

ABOUT THE REX FOUNDATION
Furthering what Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead started 27 years ago, the Rex Foundation endeavors to fund grassroots programs that are often under the radar of larger funding entities, yet work in bold, innovative ways to carry out essential work toward a healthy environment, promotion of the arts, protection of indigenous cultures, assisting others less fortunate, building strong communities, and educating children and adults. The Rex Foundation has distributed just about $8.7 million in grants to over 1,000 programs across the U.S. and internationally, while also carrying out fundraising initiatives that foster creativity and positive community connections.

www.rexfoundation.org


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