Latest Greg Garrison Articles
Leftover Salmon shared the lineup for their three-day Boogie At The Broadmoor 2020 event taking place at Colorado Springs’ five-star Broadmoor Resort in March.
- Leftover Salmon Welcomes Karl Denson, Lindsay Lou & Silas Herman At 30th Anniversary New Year’s Eve Concert
Leftover Salmon celebrated their 30th anniversary with a guest-filled “Under The Big Top” New Year’s Eve concert in Denver that saw the band joined by special guests Karl Denson, Lindsay Lou and Silas Herman.
Leftover Salmon detailed their winter 2020 tour plans which will see the band throughout Texas and the West.
The FloydFest 2020 lineup has been expanded with two nights of The String Cheese Incident, a Talking Heads tribute from Turkuaz featuring Jerry Harrison and Adrian Belew and more.
JamBase contributor Sarah Hagerman shares her take on the all-star “What The Night Brings” tribute to Jeff Austin that took place on Monday night at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado.
Leftover Salmon issued the single “Songs You’ve Left Unsung” as a tribute to Jeff Austin with all proceeds benefiting Backline.
About Greg Garrison
Greg Garrison has strong connections to the musical worlds of bluegrass, folk, jazz, and rock, and has been able to work with a wide range of musicians including John Scofield, Joe Lovano, Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush, Ron Miles, Del McCoury, Jayme Stone, Art Lande, Fred Hess, Rudy Royston, Edgar Meyer, Bryan Sutton, and Vassar Clements.
From 2005 until 2008, Garrison toured with mandolin virtuoso and composer Chris Thile, and along with Thile, was a founding member of the critically acclaimed chamber-bluegrass ensemble (and Nonesuch recording artist) Punch Brothers. Garrison is featured prominently as a performer and writer on Punch, the band’s 2008 debut release, as well as Thile’s solo record How to Grow a Woman from the Ground. During Garrisons tenure with Thile and Punch Brothers, he performed at Carnegie Hall, on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, at the Grand Old Opry, and garnered two Grammy nominations.
Denver based trumpeter/composer Ron Miles features Garrison as part of his groups, and his bass playing can be heard on the “Blossom” side of Miles’s 2006 Sterling Circle release Stone/Blossom.
Juno award winning banjoist Jayme Stone (www.jaymestone.com) featured Garrison on his recent critically acclaimed and Juno nominated album “Room of Wonders” along with guitarist Grant Gordy and fiddle whiz Casey Driessen.
Greg has also been a member of Colorado bluegrass/rock band Leftover Salmon since 2000, recording three albums with the band and performing at venues and festivals across the U.S. like Red Rocks, Telluride Bluegrass, High Sierra, and Bonnaroo.
Garrison continues to maintain an active performing and recording schedule with several regional and national artists in addition to his teaching duties at Metropolitan State College in Denver. He received his MM in Double Bass Performance from the University of Northern Colorado, and his BM from the University of Illinois. He also holds a DMA in Jazz Studies from the University of Colorado, where he is explored the common roots of all forms of American improvised music.
To celebrate Jon Fishman’s birthday, check out ten more Fish-Led Phish one-timers from The Baker’s Dozen, Halloween and more.
A benefit concert to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the massacre of students at Kent State University will feature performances from David Crosby and Joe Walsh.
Faces’ Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and Kenney Jones teamed with an orchestra to perform “Stay With Me” on Tuesday night in London as part of The BRITs ceremony.
The National, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Run The Jewels headline the 2020 Pitchfork Music Festival lineup.
Listen to “Checker Wrecker,” the lead single off the upcoming new Lettuce studio album, ‘Resonate.’