Ari Joshua and All-Star Lineup Unleash ‘Eyes of the World’ – A Delight for Deadheads and Music Enthusiasts Everywhere

Prepare to be mesmerized as Ari Joshua and an exceptional group of musicians unveil their rendition of ‘Eyes of the World.’ This remarkable tribute, originally composed by the legendary Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, offers a fresh interpretation that is sure to delight fans. Recorded at the prestigious Bunker Studio in Brooklyn, NY, the timing of this release aligns perfectly with Dead and Company’s farewell tour, captivating audiences nationwide.


Joining Ari for this extraordinary session are acclaimed drummer John Kimock, accomplished bassist Andy Hess, and talented keyboardist Eden Ladin. Drummer John Kimock, known for his original music and contributions to the tours of Otiel Burbridge (bassist for Dead and Company) and Mike Gordon (bassist for Phish), has established himself as a prominent figure in the jamband scene over the past decade. Renowned NYC bassist Andy Hess, celebrated for his work with Gov’t Mule, The Black Crowes, and other notable acts, brings unmatched depth and flawless bass lines to the music. Completing this exceptional lineup is internationally touring keyboardist Eden Ladin, whose exceptional skills and genuine expression have earned him a well-deserved place among New York’s most esteemed players, gracing renowned venues with his virtuosic style.

Ari Joshua, a guitarist who was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and was raised in America, brings his extraordinary talent and musical vision to every project. He has worked with a wide range of music industry greats as a graduate of The New School in NYC. In the wake of the pandemic, Ari made a heartfelt decision to share his vault of recordings with the world. He is also the visionary behind The Music Factory, a music education facility celebrating its 15th year, which has provided over 100,000 music lessons and employed numerous dedicated individuals.

‘Eyes of the World’ is a must-listen for fans of the Grateful Dead, Phish, and anyone who appreciates the art of improvisational rock ‘n’ roll. This track beautifully showcases the synergy of this classic quartet formation, delivering an unforgettable and mesmerizing performance.

“The Bunker Studio holds a special place in my heart as it was founded by my classmates Jon Davis and Aaron Nevise. I witnessed its humble beginnings and had the privilege of recording in the magnificent big room. Collaborating with Kimock, Hess, and Ladin was truly a dream come true—they are undeniably some of the world’s most exceptional musicians.”

Guitarist Ari Joshua, born in Cape Town, South Africa, and raised in America, continues to bring his exceptional talent and musical vision to all his endeavors. With a prestigious education from The New School in NYC, he has collaborated with some of today’s brightest stars in the music world. In the aftermath of the pandemic, Ari made it his mission to unlock his extensive collection of recordings and share them with a global audience. As a devoted member of the community, Ari is the brains behind The Music Factory, a school for music instruction that has flourished for 15 years, teaching over 100,000 pupils valuable lessons and employing several ardent people.

On all major platforms, “Eye’s of the World” is currently accessible for streaming and downloading. Stay tuned for more captivating releases and continued musical explorations that are certain to leave a lasting impression.

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