One of the most prolific and iconic guitarists of the second half of the 20th Century, Jerome John Garcia was born in San Francisco, California, USA on August 1st 1942. Garcia, whose mother was a registered nurse and whose father, Jose, was a small time jazz musician, had a troubled childhood. At the age of 4...See full bio »
2006Phil Lesh & Friends Live at the Warfield
(writer: "Cosmic Charley", "Uncle John's Band", "Eyes of The World", "St. Stephen", "The Eleven", "New Speedway Boogie", "Franklin's Tower" / "Slipknot!")
(writer: "Casey Jones", "Friend of the Devil", "New Speedway Boogie" / as J. Garcia / performer: "Country Jam", "Better Take Jesus' Hand", "I Can't Do It Baby", "Ain't No More Cane", "CC Rider" / "Blues Jam")
I would describe my own electric guitar playing as descended from barroom rock-and-roll, country guitar and jazz. Just because that's where all my stuff comes from. It's like that blues instrumental stuff that was happening in the late '50s, early '60s. Like 'Freddie King'.
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Most known for his long, flowing, and melodic guitar solo's and improvisation in live music.
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