David Grisman (born March 23, 1945 in Hackensack, New Jersey) is a noted Jewish bluegrass/newgrass mandolinist and composer of acoustic music. Events 1174 - Jocelin, Abbot of Melrose, is elected Bishop of Glasgow. Year 1945 ( MCMXLV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar Hackensack is a city in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States and the county seat of Bergen PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music, and is a sub-genre of Country music. Progressive bluegrass, also known as newgrass (a term attributed to New Grass Revival member Ebo Walker is one of two major subgenres of Bluegrass music A mandolin is a musical instrument in the Lute family (plucked or strummed In the early 1990s, he started the Acoustic Disc record label in an effort to preserve and spread acoustic or instrumental music. Acoustic Disc is the name of the Record label founded by mandolinist David Grisman, in 1990. An instrumental is a Musical composition or recording without Lyrics or any other sort of Vocal music; all of the Music is produced by
David Grisman started his musical career in 1963 as a member of Even Dozen Jug Band. The Even Dozen Jug Band was founded in 1963 by Stefan Grossman (solo country blues and ragtime guitarist and His nickname, "Dawg" was affectionately assigned by his close friend Jerry Garcia in 1973 (the two met in 1964 at a Bill Monroe show at Sunset Park in West Grove, PA). Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia (August 1 1942 &ndash August 9 1995 was a Musician, Songwriter, Artist, and Lead guitarist and William Smith Monroe ( September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American musician who developed the style of music known as West Grove is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. "Dawg Music" is what he calls his mixture of bluegrass and Django Reinhardt-Stéphane Grappelli-influenced jazz, as highlighted on his 1977 album "Hot Dawg". Jean "Django" Reinhardt ( January 23, 1910 – May 16, 1953) was a Belgian Gypsy jazz Guitarist Stéphane Grappelli ( January 26 1908 &ndash December 1 1997) was a French Jazz Violinist who founded the Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays Stephane Grappelli played on a couple of tracks on the Hot Dawg album and then the 1981 recording "Stephane Grappelli and David Grisman Live". It was Grisman's combination of Reinhardt-era Jazz, bluegrass, folk, Old World Mediterranean string band music, as well as modern Jazz fusion that came to embody "Dawg" music. Jazz is an American Musical art form which originated in the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music, and is a sub-genre of Country music. Folk music can have a number of different meanings including Traditional music: The original meaning of the term "folk music" was synonymous The Old World consists of those parts of Earth known to Europeans Asians and Africans in the 15th century This article is about the style of old-time American music The term string band also referred to the ensembles now known as Scratch bands part of the Music of the Fusion or more specifically jazz fusion or jazz rock, is a Musical genre that merges Jazz with elements of other styles of music particularly
Grisman's father had been a professional trombonist at one time, and he had young David take piano lessons at the age of seven. In the early 1950s, Grisman heard the beginnings of rock 'n' roll, and was influenced by pop music and everything he heard. Grisman's father died when he was 10, and David drifted away from the piano. He took it up again when he was about 13 or 14, but then discovered folk music through the Kingston Trio; a group that became popular during the American folk music revival. Folk music can have a number of different meanings including Traditional music: The original meaning of the term "folk music" was synonymous The Kingston Trio is an American folk and Pop music group that helped launch the folk revival of the late 1950s to early 1960s The American folk music revival was a phenomenon in the United States in the 1950s to mid-1960s
David, and three friends from his school, then met folklorist and musician Ralph Rinzler in Passaic, New Jersey, and became greatly influenced by Rinzler's vast knowledge on the subject of traditional music. Ralph Rinzler (1934-1994 was the co-founder of the annual Folk Life Festival on the Mall every summer in Washington D Traditional music is the term now used in the terminology of Grammy Awards for what used to be called " folk music " After that, David knew what he wanted to do with his life; and Greenwich Village in New York City was bustling with folk musicians by this time. Greenwich Village (ˌgrɛnɪtʃ ˈvɪlɪdʒ often simply called the Village, is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern Manhattan The City of New York In 1963, Grisman was in the Even Dozen Jug Band, and they recorded an album that year on Elektra Records. The Even Dozen Jug Band was founded in 1963 by Stefan Grossman (solo country blues and ragtime guitarist and Elektra Records is a now-dormant American Record label owned by Warner Music Group (WMG and from 2004 on operating under WMG's Atlantic Records
Grisman did a Red Allen and Frank Wakefield session for Folkways Records in 1963, but didn't play with Red Allen and the Kentuckians until 1966. Harley "Red" Allen (born February 12, 1930 Pigeon Roost Hollow near Hazard Kentucky - died April 15, 1993) was Franklin Delano Roosevelt Wakefield (born June 26, 1934) is a legendary American Mandolin player Folkways Records is a Record label that documents folk and world music Grisman played mandocello on Tom Paxton's album "Morning Again" (Elektra, 1967). The mandocello (mandoloncello, liuto cantabile or liuto moderno is a Plucked string instrument of the Mandolin family Thomas Richard Paxton (born October 31, 1937) is a well-known American folk singer and Singer-songwriter who has been writing
In 1967, Grisman was in a psychedelic rock group called Earth Opera with Peter Rowan. Psychedelic rock is a style of Rock music that attempts to replicate the mind-altering experiences of hallucinogenic drugs. Earth Opera were an American Psychedelic rock group from the late 1960s featuring Peter Rowan and David Grisman. Peter Rowan (b July 4, 1942 Boston Massachusetts) is an American bluegrass musician and composer In 1973, Grisman joined Rowan, Vassar Clements, Jerry Garcia and John Kahn to form the bluegrass group Old and in the Way. Old and in the Way was a bluegrass supergroup in the 1970s. The group performed traditional tunes such as "Pig in a Pen" as well as bluegrass-flavoured In 1974, Grisman, Rowan, Greene, and Kahn joined Bill Keith, Clarence White, and John Guerin in the group Muleskinner. In 1974, Grisman was also in the The Great American Music Band. Then in 1975, he started his own band; the David Grisman Quintet.
Grisman also played mandocello on Bonnie Raitt's album, Sweet Forgiveness (1977). The mandocello (mandoloncello, liuto cantabile or liuto moderno is a Plucked string instrument of the Mandolin family Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American Blues Singer-songwriter who was born in Burbank, California Sweet Forgiveness is the sixth Album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1977 In 1977, the David Grisman Quintet released their first album.
In addition to performing with the DGQ (David Grisman Quintet), David Grisman also performs with his bluegrass group, the DGBX (David Grisman Bluegrass Experience). Other members of the DGBX are Keith Little on banjo, Chad Manning on fiddle, Jim Nunally on guitar, Samson Grisman on upright bass.
Some of the musicians that have played with David Grisman, or have been part of the DGQ (David Grisman Quintet), include: Rob Wasserman, Denny Zeitlin, Tony Rice, Doc Watson, Peter Rowan, John Carlini, Mark O'Connor, Béla Fleck, Clarence White, Bob Brozman, Mike Auldridge, Mike Seeger, David Bromberg, Stephane Grappelli, Martin Taylor, Del McCoury, Ralph Stanley, Jon Sholle, Earl Scruggs, John Hartford, Beppe Gambetta, Vassar Clements, Richard Greene, Mike Marshall, Darol Anger (Turtle Island String Quartet), Sam Bush, Stephane Wrembel, Joe Craven, Todd Phillips, Jim Kerwin, Enrique Coria, Frank Vignola, George Marsh, Matt Eakle, Grant Gordy and the Kronos Quartet. Rob Wasserman is an American Jewish Double bass player who has played with David Grisman, Dan Hicks Van Morrison, Oingo Boingo, Denny Zeitlin is a jazz pianist born in Chicago Illinois on April 10, 1938. This article is for the guitarist For the former football player see Tony Rice (football player. Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (born March 3, 1923) is an American Guitar player Songwriter and Singer of Peter Rowan (b July 4, 1942 Boston Massachusetts) is an American bluegrass musician and composer Mark O'Connor (born August 5, 1961 in Seattle, Washington) is a widely known professional Fiddler, prominent in Country music Béla Fleck (born July 10, 1958 in New York City, New York) is an American Virtuoso Banjo player Clarence White (born Clarence LeBlanc ( June 7, 1944 – July 15, 1973) was a Guitar player for Nashville West, Bob Brozman (born 1954 is an American Guitarist and Ethnomusicologist. Mike Auldridge (born 30 December 1938, Washington DC) is widely acknowledged as a premier Resophonic guitar (the instrument formerly Mike Seeger (b August 15 1933 in New York New York) is an American folk musician and folklorist David Bromberg (born September 19 1945, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American Guitarist. Stéphane Grappelli ( January 26 1908 &ndash December 1 1997) was a French Jazz Violinist who founded the Martin Taylor may refer to Martin Taylor (guitarist, British jazz guitarist Martin J Delano Floyd McCoury (born February 1, 1939 in Bakersville North Carolina) is an American Bluegrass musician As leader of the Ralph Stanley (born February 25, 1927) also known as Dr Ralph Stanley is a legendary American bluegrass artist known for his distinctive Jon Sholle born April 2 1949 in New York City, is an American guitarist multi-instrumentalist and musician who plays mainly Jazz, bluegrass, rock Earl Eugene Scruggs (born January 6, 1924) is a musician noted for perfecting and popularizing a 3-finger style (now called Scruggs style) on the 5-string John Cowan Hartford ( December 30 1937 &ndash June 4 2001) was an American folk, country and bluegrass Beppe Gambetta is an Italian musician born in Genoa in 1952 He defines himself an acoustic Guitarist, his passions include Folk songs and Vassar Clements ( April 25, 1928 – August 16, 2005) was an American virtuoso jazz and bluegrass Fiddler Mike Marshall is an American Mandolin player and Multi-instrumentalist who grew up in central Florida and now lives in Oakland California Darol Anger is an American Violinist born in 1953 Career Darol Anger played fiddle to David Grisman 's mandolin in The David Grisman The Turtle Island String Quartet is a San Francisco Bay Area based Jazz String quartet formed in 1985 and still actively touring worldwide and Sam Bush (b April 13, 1952 in Bowling Green, Kentucky) is an American bluegrass Mandolin player considered Joe Craven is a bluegrass Musician and Singer who is known for wearing oversized Hawaiian shirts playing fiddle mandolin and anything Kronos Quartet is a String quartet founded by Violinist David Harrington in 1973