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JGB is an American rock band led by Melvin Seals, who plays electric organ. Its mission is to continue the musical legacy of the Jerry Garcia Band, of which Seals was a long time member.

As noted in Rolling Stone, "... when Garcia passed away in 1995, and the Grateful Dead went on hiatus, Seals took charge. Under his leadership, the slightly renamed 'JGB Band' pays tribute to Garcia by performing his songs and remaining faithful to his style."

In 1996, Seals played several concerts with Jerry Garcia Band bassist John Kahn and other former members of that band. Their idea was to continue playing the same music with everyone except Garcia himself. However, Kahn died three weeks later, and Seals and the others continued without him. The membership of JGB has continued to evolve over the years.

On July 30, 2004, Melvin Seals was the first Jerry Garcia Band member to headline an outdoor music and camping festival named in honor of Jerry Garcia, called Grateful Garcia Gathering. Jerry Garcia Band drummer David Kemper joined Melvin Seals & JGB in 2007. To date, other musicians playing with JGB have included Donna Jean Godchaux, Mookie Siegel, Pete Sears, G. E. Smith, Barry Sless, and Robin Sylvester.

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Oct 24, 2019 JGB
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Melvin Seals & JGB ft. John Kadlecik & Guest Jennifer Hartswick 2019-10-24 5 Points Music Sanctuary Roanoke, VA Source: Sennheiser ME80s > Tascam HD-P2 @ 24/96.  Recorded ~10' high, right side of venue next to soundboard. Transfer: SanDisk 8Gb Extreme III CF > 24bit WAV > Cool Edit Pro 2.1 > Trader's Little Helper > FLAC Tags added with Mp3tag v2.95 Set 1 01 Finders Keepers 02 Let It Rock 03 Let The Good Times Roll 04 See What Love Can Do 05 Mystery Train 06 Russian...
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Source: Sennheiser ME80 > Tascam HD-P2 @ 24/96. Recorded ~10' high, right side of venue next to soundboard.
Sep 22, 2019 JGB
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01. How Sweet It Is 02. Cats Under the Stars 03. Struggling Man 04. After Midnight>Eleanor Rigby>After Midnight 05. Catfish John 06. Cumberland Blues 07. Scarlet Begonias 08. Ruben and Cherise 09. Gomorrah 10. Run for the Roses 11. Sisters and Brothers 12. Mighty High 13. Shining Star
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Mar 6, 2016 JGB
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Melvin Seals and JGB at the Cabot Theatre Beverly, MA
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