The party was a celebration of RISING LOW, the film directed by Mike Gordon, documenting the coming together of 25 of the world's top bass players to honor Allen Woody
, bassist for Gov't Mule, who died last year.
Then Widespread Panic bassist Dave Schools volunteered to play with Haynes and Abts at an Allen Woody
Before founding bass player Allen Woody
died in 2000, Gov't Mule would invite Louis to perform as a guest at the band's New York City shows.
Although the record has been billed as a tribute to Allen Woody
and in part is, Warren states, "It's not really a tribute per se, considering it's predominately all new material.
The three-piece band had already built up a substantial following in the US when bass player Allen Woody
died suddenly in 2000.
Gov't Mule formed in 1994 as an Allman Brothers side project with slide guitarist Haynes and bass guitarist Allen Woody
, according to a press release.