The acoustic five-piece band that celebrates the music of Jerry Garcia: multi-instrumentalist Matt Turk and Grammy award winner C Lanzbom have joined forces to form Deadgrass,
Matt Turk has shared the stage with Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, The Doobie Brothers, Fiona Apple, the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart and more. He has performed throughout the USA, Europe, Israel and the Caribbean, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Beacon Theatre and Brooklyn Bowl.
Grammy award winner C Lanzbom has spent years as a studio and touring guitarist. C’s performing, writing, engineering and producing credits include his own internationally acclaimed band Soulfarm, and American Idol finalist Crystal Bowersox, Shlomo Carlebach, and Pete Seeger with Bruce Springsteen.
Fiddler Michael Barrett Donovan is a student-composer, music educator and multi-instrumentalist from the north coast of California currently living in Brooklyn.
Bassist Dave Richards has recorded and performed with The Indigo Girls, Rosanne Cash, Marshall Crenshaw, Jewel, Richie Havens and others.
Banjo player Russell Gottlieb brings a wistful and propulsive sound to Deadgrass. He has toured extensively in the US as a founding member of the New Jersey based The Brummy Brothers, appearing at the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Brooklyn, and World Cafe Live, with Melvin Seals, JGB and Leftover Salmon, to name a few.