Wikipedia : This day (August 9, 1995), in Forest Knolls, California, died Jerome John Garcia simply known as Jerry Garcia, American singer and musician, mostly known as co-founder and long time member of the Grateful Dead.
Official Site : My father played woodwinds, clarinet mainly. He was a jazz musician. I just barely remember the sound of it. But I’m named after Jerome Kern, that’s how seriously the bug bit my father.
@allmusic : Brilliant guitarist who jammed with countless bands and artists all while leading the mercurial Grateful Dead.
@last.fm : He also released several solo albums, and contributed to a number of albums by other artists over the years as a session musician. He was well known for his distinctive guitar playing and was ranked 46th in Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time cover story.
Audio : Friend of the Devil . Casey Jones . Ripple . Truckin’ . Sugar Magnolia . Box of Rain . Brokedown Palace . Touch of Grey . Candyman . Scarlet Begonias .
Video : Jerry Garcia with The Grateful Dead (1967) . At Columbia U. (w/ Grateful Dead, 1968) . New Speedway Boogie (w/ Grateful Dead, 1970) . Casey Jones(w/ Grateful Dead, 1971) . Scarlet Begonias (w/ Grateful Dead, 1974) . Mystery Train (w/ Jerry Garcia Band, Convention Hall, 1977) . Rubin and Cherise (w/ Jerry Garcia Band, Keystone Palo Alto, 1978) . Althea (w/ Grateful Dead, Oakland Auditorium, 1979) . Dear Prudence (w/ Jerry Garcia Band, Capitol Theatre, 1980) . Visions Of Johanna (w/ Grateful Dead, Hampton, VA, 1986) . The Harder They Come (w/ Jerry Garcia Band, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1987) . Ripple (w/ Bob Weir, Oakland Coliseum Arenal, 1988) . Born On The Bayou / Suzie-Q (w/ Los Lobos, 1989) . On The Bright Side of The Road (w/ Jerry Garcia Band, Hampton, Va, 1991) . Dreadful Wind and Rain (w/ David Grisman, Warfield Theater, 1992) . Peggy O (w/ Grateful Dead, 1994) . Visions Of Johanna (w/ Grateful Dead, 1995) .