Hutchinson explores the origins of jamgrass in the Colorado bluegrass scene, starting in the seventies in Telluride and flourishing over the subsequent decades throughout the Centennial State and beyond.
It’s a look at where the music of the Dead stands today as expressed through the words and experiences of twenty musicians who continue to preserve Garcia’s legacy.
Ride along as Girl brushes elbows with David Crosby, Joan Baez, Michael Bloomfield, members of the Grateful Dead and marries musician David Freiberg of the Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.
Originating in New England in 1971, Max Creek holds old-school jamband cred as being one of the original purveyors of the genre.
The audience danced, sang and grooved to the consistently inspired sound of the tight four-piece, which included Jay Lane on drums and Wavy Dave Burlingame on bass. It was a magical evening that demonstrated the power of live music performed by a talented band in a relaxed setting.
Steve Kimock’s new CD Satellite City features him in a mix of styles, from his trademark explorational improvisation to song-based fare featuring Leslie Mendelson. TipJar was lucky enough to chat with Steve about his new release and to get into some fun side tangents about his early years in San Francisco.