Dogs in a Pile is the culmination of a love of music born from the deepest American roots of psychedelia, jazz, fusion, funk, traditional, and rock & roll. Sprung from the rich Asbury Park music scene in New Jersey, their serendipitous convergence has made for the kind of kindred intuition its members had only once dreamed of. Described as “listening to a single moving organism,” the sum of its five parts represents an original journey into the peaks and valleys of psychedelic improvisation, all while remaining reminiscent of so much we love of life and music.
The final iteration of “the Dogs” began with University of the Arts Philadelphia student and Asbury Park veteran Jimmy Law, along with his long-time friend Joe Babick, a 4 year veteran of the gifted young musician’s program at the nationally renowned Count Basie Theater in Red Bank, NJ. Lightning struck when they were introduced to Berklee School of Music student and bass player Sam Lucid, who immediately suggested fellow Berklee student and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Kaplan. The addition of fellow Berklee student and collaborator Brian Murray in 2019 made for the quintessential final piece in the Dogs’ puzzle. Their commonality and love for improvisation by way of bands like the Grateful Dead and Phish, as well as a fervent inclination for the study of jazz, fusion and classical music has helped shape the free-flowing style that is the Dogs. Their unique synergy and joy in creating “music as an atmosphere” equates simply to, as the band would say, “spreading good music and good energy to good people.”
Dogs performing their original song “Look Johnny” LIVE at The Stone Pony, Asbury Park NJ.
Dogs play their original song “Thomas Duncan Part 2 ” LIVE at Garcias at the Cap, Port Chester NY.
Dogs play their original song “Craig & Pat” at The Rustic Barn in Troy NY.
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Relix Magazine – August 2019
Dogs In A Pile original song “Look Johnny” in the August edition of Relix magazine’s digital edition. Check out the article by CLICKING HERE
Jimmy Law – Guitar & Vocals
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Jeremy Kaplan – Keys
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Sam Lucid – Bass Guitar
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Brain Murray – Guitar & Vocals
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Joe Babick – Drums
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Dogs perform their original song “Go Set” at The Rustic Barn , Troy NY