Jerry Garcia/David Grisman
Longtime friends, Garcia and Grisman first met in the early ’60s at a bluegrass festival on the east coast. In 1970, Grisman laid down mandolin tracks on the Grateful Dead’s landmark album American Beauty. A few years later, they joined forces again to form the short-lived, ever-popular bluegrass band Old and in the Way. The two renewed their friendship in 1990 and decided to record something for Grisman’s independent label. Garcia/ Grisman is the first acoustic-only recording of Jerry’s long career.