Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia Live At Keystone 2LP
Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia Live At Keystone 2LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Fantasy
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia Live At Keystone 2LP

Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia

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SKU:
FANLP79002
UPC:
025218790215
Live 1973 Performances Merl Saunders and Grateful Dead Frontman Jerry Garcia!

This 1973 release features a Bay Area bar band led by Merl Saunders (keyboards) and Jerry Garcia (guitar) during some downtime from the Grateful Dead.

Live at Keystone includes performances drawn from the quartet's July 1973, run in the intimate confines of Keystone Korners in Berkeley.

Bill Vitt and John Kahn support Saunders and Garcia as they jam their way through an eclectic assortment of covers. The funky "Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers" "pulsates through some downright greasy interactions that recall a cross between Sly Stone and Billy Preston." - Lindsay Planer, allmusic.com

The five-year association of keyboardist Merl Saunders and guitarist-vocalist Jerry Garcia was fruitful for both musicians, as well as for fans who witnessed their now-legendary performances at clubs in the San Francisco Bay Area. It made the venerable jazz organist and pianist an icon in the world of rock, and it opened new avenues of improvisation for the innovative rock guitar player. As Grateful Dead authority Blair Jackson points out in his booklet notes, Saunders helped Garcia expand his harmonic knowledge and even showed him some Art Tatum runs. “He taught me music,” Garcia said of his friend.

Recorded live at Keystone/Berkeley, July 1973.

Features:
• Double LP
• Gatefold jacket
• Limited time download card included

Musicians:
Jerry Garcia, guitar, vocals
Merl Saunders, keyboards
John Kahn, bass
Bill Vitt, drums
David Grisman, mandolin (2)

Selections:
LP 1
1. Keepers
2. Positively 4th Street
3. The Harder They Come
4. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
5. Space
6. It Ain't No Use
LP 2
1. That's All Right, Mama
2. My Funny Valentine
3. Someday Baby
4. Like A Road
Description
Live 1973 Performances Merl Saunders and Grateful Dead Frontman Jerry Garcia!

This 1973 release features a Bay Area bar band led by Merl Saunders (keyboards) and Jerry Garcia (guitar) during some downtime from the Grateful Dead.

Live at Keystone includes performances drawn from the quartet's July 1973, run in the intimate confines of Keystone Korners in Berkeley.

Bill Vitt and John Kahn support Saunders and Garcia as they jam their way through an eclectic assortment of covers. The funky "Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers" "pulsates through some downright greasy interactions that recall a cross between Sly Stone and Billy Preston." - Lindsay Planer, allmusic.com

The five-year association of keyboardist Merl Saunders and guitarist-vocalist Jerry Garcia was fruitful for both musicians, as well as for fans who witnessed their now-legendary performances at clubs in the San Francisco Bay Area. It made the venerable jazz organist and pianist an icon in the world of rock, and it opened new avenues of improvisation for the innovative rock guitar player. As Grateful Dead authority Blair Jackson points out in his booklet notes, Saunders helped Garcia expand his harmonic knowledge and even showed him some Art Tatum runs. “He taught me music,” Garcia said of his friend.

Recorded live at Keystone/Berkeley, July 1973.

Features:
• Double LP
• Gatefold jacket
• Limited time download card included

Musicians:
Jerry Garcia, guitar, vocals
Merl Saunders, keyboards
John Kahn, bass
Bill Vitt, drums
David Grisman, mandolin (2)

Selections:
LP 1
1. Keepers
2. Positively 4th Street
3. The Harder They Come
4. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
5. Space
6. It Ain't No Use
LP 2
1. That's All Right, Mama
2. My Funny Valentine
3. Someday Baby
4. Like A Road
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Merl Saunders & Jerry Garcia
Title
Live At Keystone
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
10-12-2012
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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