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|Birth name||Jeffrey Pevar|
|Genres||Rock, Jazz, Blues, R&B, World Music, Touring Musician, Performer, Film Scoring|
|Instruments||Guitars, Bass Guitar, Mandolin, Dobro, Lap Steel, Harmonica|
|Labels||Pet Peev Music|
|Associated acts|| CPR |
Jazz Is Dead
Crosby, Stills & Nash
Phil Lesh & Friends
Rickie Lee Jones
Jeff Pevar is an American musician who has recorded and toured with numerous renowned artists as well as having a solo career. Pevar recorded a debut record on his label Pet Peev Music™, called From The Core, which was released in December 2012.[ citation needed ] In 2015 Pevar released a CD, Grateful Jazz which he produced for the ensemble "Jazz IS Dead" which he performed a number of tours with.
Pevar has worked with musicians such as Crosby, Stills and Nash, [ citation needed ] He is a founding member of CPR aka Crosby, Pevar & Raymond.Donald Fagen's Rock & Soul, James Taylor, Marc Cohn, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Jimmy Webb, Rickie Lee Jones, Dr. John, Carly Simon, Kenny Loggins, Wilson Pickett, Jazz Is Dead, Phil Lesh and Friends, David Foster, Meat Loaf, Phil Collins, Aztec Two-Step, Richie Havens, Odetta, Jonatha Brooke, Willy Deville, Joe Linus, Peter Gallway and Pat McGee.
Buffalo Springfield was an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California by Canadian musicians Neil Young, Bruce Palmer and Dewey Martin and American musicians Stephen Stills and Richie Furay. The group, widely known for the song "For What It's Worth", released three albums and several singles from 1966–1968. Their music combined elements of folk music and country music with British Invasion and psychedelic rock influences. Like contemporary band The Byrds, they were key to the early development of folk rock. The band took their name from a steamroller parked outside their house.
Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) is a folk rock supergroup made up of American singer-songwriters David Crosby and Stephen Stills, and English singer-songwriter Graham Nash. When joined by Canadian-American singer-songwriter Neil Young as a fourth member, they are called Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (CSNY). They are noted for their lasting influence on American music and culture, and for their intricate vocal harmonies, often tumultuous interpersonal relationships, and political activism.
Jefferson Starship is an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1974 by a group of musicians including former members of Jefferson Airplane. Between 1974 and 1984, they released eight gold or platinum selling studio albums, and one gold selling compilation. The album Red Octopus went double-platinum, reaching No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in 1975. The band went through several major changes in personnel and genres through the years while retaining the Jefferson Starship name. The band name was retired in 1984, but it was picked up again in 1992 by a revival of the group led by Paul Kantner, which has continued following his death in 2016.
Stephen Arthur Stills is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. As both a solo act and member of two successful bands, Stills has combined record sales of over 35 million albums. He was ranked number 28 in Rolling Stone's 2003 list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and number 47 in the 2011 list. Stills became the first person to be inducted twice on the same night into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. According to Neil Young, "Stephen is a genius."
David Van Cortlandt Crosby is an American singer-songwriter and musician. In addition to his solo career, he was a founding member of both the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Phil Lesh and Friends is an American rock band formed and led by Phil Lesh, former bassist of the Grateful Dead.
CSN is the fifth album by Crosby, Stills & Nash, released on Atlantic Records in June 17, 1977. It is the group's second studio release in the trio configuration. It peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart; two singles taken from the album, Nash's "Just a Song Before I Go" and Stills' "Fair Game" charted on the Billboard Hot 100. It is currently the trio configuration's best selling record, outselling 1969's Crosby, Stills & Nash by 200,000 copies. It has been certified quadruple platinum by RIAA.
Looking Forward is the third studio album by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and their fifth, overall. It is the fourteenth album when conflated with releases by the trio of Crosby, Stills & Nash. It was released on Reprise Records in 1999 and peaked at number 26 on the Billboard 200, with total sales nearing 400,000. It is Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's last studio album to date.
If I Could Only Remember My Name is the debut solo album by David Crosby, released in February 1971 on Atlantic Records. A number of guest musicians appear on the record, including Graham Nash, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, and members of Jefferson Airplane, Santana, and the Grateful Dead. The ensemble was given the informal moniker of The Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra. It was one of four high-profile albums released by each member of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young in the wake of their chart-topping Déjà Vu album, along with Stephen Stills, Songs for Beginners, and After the Gold Rush. It peaked at No. 12 on the Billboard 200 and earned a RIAA gold record certification in the United States.
It's All Coming Back to Me Now... is a live album by David Crosby and his fourth solo effort. Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes and Graham Nash also appear on the album. Robinson duets with Crosby on "Almost Cut My hair" and Nash appears on the last three songs.
Michael Kelly Finnigan is an American keyboard player and vocalist, his speciality being the B3 Hammond organ. Working primarily as a freelance studio musician and touring player, he has played with a wide variety of musicians in pop, rock, blues and jazz.
Live It Up is the tenth album by Crosby, Stills & Nash, their fourth studio album in the trio configuration, released on Atlantic Records in 1990. It peaked at No. 57 on the Billboard 200 with current sales of 300,000. It is the first of their studio albums not to gain either a gold or platinum certification by the RIAA. It was issued in all formats at the time and was later released for streaming on Spotify.
Crosby & Nash is a double album by David Crosby and Graham Nash, released in 2004. It is the first studio album by the duo since Whistling Down the Wire 28 years earlier, and to date is the final album of original material by any grouping of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young in quartet, trio, or duo configuration. In 2006, a truncated version of this album appeared containing 13 of its tracks on one disc. The song "Michael " is in tribute to their friend, guitarist Michael Hedges, who died in 1997. The core band for the album includes James Raymond and Jeff Pevar from Crosby's CPR project, session musicians Leland Sklar and Russ Kunkel who played with Crosby and Nash in the 1970s, and guitarist Dean Parks. All tracks were recorded from January 12, 2004, through February 12, 2004, at Center Staging in Burbank, California and at Kazoo Studios in Kauai.
CPR was a jazz-rock band that consisted of singer-songwriter David Crosby, session guitarist Jeff Pevar, and Crosby's son, keyboardist James Raymond.
Live at the Wiltern is the second live album recorded by Crosby, Pevar and Raymond (CPR). It was recorded at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles in November 1998.
Jazz is Dead is an instrumental Grateful Dead cover band that interprets classic Dead songs with jazz influences. The group is notable in featuring veterans of jazz and jazz fusion ensembles. The group's composition has changed over time, and T Lavitz was the band's only constant member until they reformed in 2015.
The Section were a US instrumental rock/jazz fusion band formed in the early 1970s by guitarist Danny Kortchmar, keyboardist Craig Doerge, bassist Leland Sklar, and drummer Russ Kunkel. Other musicians associated with the group include multi-instrumentalist David Lindley and guitarist Waddy Wachtel. They are best known for both studio and stage work in support of some of the best selling singer-songwriters and solo singers of that decade. Their frequent appearances on the records of artists signed to Asylum Records made them the label's de facto house band. Their close association with the singer-songwriter and soft rock genres of the 1970s also led to their alternate moniker of "The Mellow Mafia".
Joseph Anthony Vitale is an American singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist. In a career spanning more than 55 years, Vitale has played with many of the top names in music during a career dating back to the 1970s.
Mai Leisz is an Estonian bass player and composer.