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The Dixie Dregs

The Dixie Dregs
Formed: 1975
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Disbanded: 1982
Genre: Pop/Rock, Jazz
Group Members: Jerry Goodman, Steve Morse, T Lavitz, Stephen Davidowski, Dave LaRue, Rod Morgenstein, Mark Parrish, Allen Sloan, Andy West
Biography: One of the top jazz-rock fusion ensembles ever, the Dixie Dregs combined virtuoso technique with eclecticism and a sense of humor and spirit too frequently lacking in similar projects. Guitarist Steve Morse and bassist Andy West played together as high-school students in Augusta, GA, in a conventional ...Read full biography
Industry Standard
Released: 1982
Label: Wounded Bird
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Although they dropped the "Dixie" from their name in 1981, Industry Standard is still basically what one would expect from the Dixie Dregs. It also proved to be the band's last album before they disbanded, ...Read full review
What If
Released: 1978
Label: PCLC
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Calling the Dixie Dregs a fusion band doesn't really do them justice. Granted, their music is full of the complicated forms, jazz-influenced improvisations, and heavy rock attitude of the genre, but the ...Read full review