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David Grisman Folk Jazz Trio W/ JIM HURST AND SAMSON GRISMAN

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Monday, Jan 13, 2014

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About David Grisman

For nearly half a century, mandolinist / composer / bandleader / producer David Grisman has been a guiding force in the evolving world of acoustic music. His musical range is wide and deep — embracing many styles, genres and traditions.

An acoustic pioneer and innovator, David has forged a unique personal artistic path, skillfully combining elements of the great American music/art forms, jazz and bluegrass, with many international flavors and sensibilities to create his own distinctive idiom — “Dawg” music (the nickname given him by Jerry Garcia).  In doing so, he’s inspired new generations of acoustic string musicians, while creating his own niche in contemporary music.

The David Grisman Bluegrass Experience includes Keith Little (Ricky Skaggs, Dolly Parton, the Country Gentlemen) on 5-string banjo, guitar and vocals, Jim Nunally (John Reischman & the Jaybirds) on guitar and vocals, Chad Manning on fiddle, Samson Grisman on bass and of course, David Grisman on mandolin and vocals.

What Other People Have Been Saying...

“… his music owes almost as much to jazz as it does to traditional American folk influences… unique, highly intricate, harmonically advanced hybrid of acoustic bluegrass, folk, and jazz” – All Music

“a pioneer of the 1970s progressive bluegrass movement” -Chicago Tribune

“… one of the finest mandolin players in the world.” -Examiner