Featured Gallery

Image 41 of 41
< Prev

David Grisman 01.jpg

David Grisman, March 1978, Berkeley, CA. Born March 23, 1945 in Hackensack, New Jersey, Grisman is a bluegrass/newgrass mandolinist and composer of acoustic music that created a revival of his instrument.  His combination of Reinhardt-era Jazz, bluegrass, folk, Old World Mediterranean string band music, and modern Jazz fusion came to embody "Dawg" music and launched a new genre of string band music.<br />
<br />
In the early 1990s, he started the Acoustic Disc record label in an effort to preserve and spread acoustic or instrumental music