The Rock Collection

SAN FRANCISCO JAMROCK
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The Band

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Melvin Seals

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Greg Anton

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Stu Allen

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Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz

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John-Paul Mclean

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Stephanie Salva

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Upcoming Gigs

DUE TO THE PANDEMIC, THE ROCK COLLECTION HASN’T PERFORMED LIVE SINCE JANUARY, 2020. WE ARE EXPLORING WAYS TO BRING YOU MORE LIVE MUSIC IN THE NEAR FUTURE, WHILE WE’RE ALL WAITING, OUR PAST LIVE PERFORMANCES ARE AVAILABLE ON NUGS.NET… STAY SAFE… GREG ANTON

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BIO:

The Rock Collection is an all-star songwriting and performing collaboration with an amazing chemistry onstage. Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band/JGB), Greg Anton (Zero), Stu Allen (Phil Lesh & Friends), Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz (ALO), John-Paul McLean (JGB), and Stephanie Salva (Tumbleweed Soul).

They’re among the most accomplished instrumentalists, singers and songwriters on the jamband circuit. Performing original songs by Greg (with co-writer Robert Hunter, the Grateful Dead lyricist), Melvin and Lebo… and some choice cover-tunes… a Rock Collection concert includes extended improvisation, four-part harmonies, and dynamics that go from delicate ballads to blow-the-roof-off rock and roll.

Other incarnations of the band have included Mark Karan, Jason Crosby, Paul Lamb, Reed Mathis, Robin Sylvester and Sunshine Becker.

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American Spring

“Some years ago, Robert Hunter began working on this song with Jerry Garcia…it was unfinished, he gave the lyrics to me, I wrote the music, The Rock Collection recorded it. It’s a rare political Hunter song….the words are powerful, compelling and painfully contemporary.” ~ Greg Anton

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TRC tours with regular randomness, in bursts of creativity and then they fade back to their regular gigs, so it is recommended that you catch them while you can!

Live Recordings Now Available on nugs.net


THE ROCK COLLECTION: a formidable musical/songwriting collaboration of high profile players on the jam-band scene has partnered with nugs.net to bring you the highest quality downloads of their concert performances. The shows were recorded and mastered by Jon Hart and are available in MP3, Lossless and Hi-Res formats. You can stream your purchases on demand in the nugs.net app.
 
THE PLAYERS: Greg Anton (Zero) drums, Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band) organ/piano/vocals, Stu Allen (Phil Lesh & Friends) guitar/vocals, Lebo (ALO) guitar/lap steel/vocals, John-Paul McLean (JGB) bass/vocals, Stephanie Salva, vocals.
 
THE MUSIC: The powerhouse six piece band performs original songs (co-written with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter) along with some choice covers performed in unique musical ways that will rattle your brain! Their live shows are electrifying, with soaring harmonies and instrumental peaks that warp the space/time continuum. nugs.net is honored to offer these live shows for all to enjoy. 

You can find all recordings by The Rock Collection here.
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