David Grisman: The Pizza Tapes

When a cassette tape of this jam session with Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia and flatpicker Tony Rice disappeared from the kitchen table, David Grissman jokingly blamed the pizza delivery guy. Now one of the hottest bootlegs of the 90’s is an authorized CD, pressed from the original masters.
The Pizza Tapes
Released: 4/25/2000
Label: No Label
Genre: Americana
All David Grisman profiles…
The CD
Grisman tells the story of this accidental jam session with Tony Rice and Jerry Garcia.
Tony Rice
He’s the world’s greatest living flat-picker. Is he the ghost of Clarence White?
Garcia
Garcia loved all kinds of music, says Grisman, and he taught them most of these songs.
Influences
David Grisman admires the great musicians who kept moving on.
Bonus Track
What would blue-grass great Bill Monroe have said to Miles Davis?
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