Old & In The Way Reunion “Land of the Navajo”
Published on Dec 31, 2008
Old & In The Way was a bluegrass super group of the 70’s (1973-1974)that included Jerry Garcia, Peter Rowan, Vassar Clements and David Grisman. [And John Kahn! -Ed.] This reunion concert had Herb Pedersen replacing the late Jerry Garcia (banjo) and Bryn Bright on the bass. The reunion concert released the “Old and In The Gray” CD in 2002.
The original band is entwined so deeply in my Heart and Soul that it is one with it. Legendary musicians. And this reunion band is just super, the new guys fit like a glove and they really nail it. The long instrumental is gorgeous… and Vassar… OMG, the best violinist ever in the history of the world, man… he has passed now, too. Let’s just say that Vassar is deeply embedded within my Heart and Soul and I miss him so.
I need to seriously get back into this stuff … bluegrass … this music is where my Soul feels right.