Grateful Dawg

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Release Date: October 05, 2001Running Time: 81 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13Box Office: $359,237.00
Genre: Documentary, Music

Jerry Garcia
Rob Bleetstein
Vassar Clements
Joe Craven

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A chronicle that commemorates the Jerry Garcia/David Grisman partnership beginning with their 1964 meeting at a folk venue in Pennsylvania called Sunset Park. They were "beards of a feather," kindred spirits with a passion for music. During the course of a friendship that spanned four decades, two of America's musical powerhouses-Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia and mandolinist David Grisman-shared 44 recording sessions that produced an acclaimed body of work. Garcia was a lifelong bluegrass fan, while Grisman innovated the bluegrass-jazz hybrid "Dawg" music; together, they created the epitome of stringed synchronicity. The chronicle reveals rare concert footage, unreleased audio tracks ... Full Summary >>