We caught up with Rob Barraco from Darkstar Orchestra while we were at Northwest String Summit. He was so gracious with his time and sat with us for almost an hour so we figured this one needed to stand alone. Rob has played with so of our favorites like Phil Lesh & Friends, The Dead, Darkstar Orchestra, Chris Robinson and the new Earth Mud, The Zen Tricksters, and so many more!!!
We sat and talked about his entire life’s journey into the music world of The Grateful Dead, what it was like growing up in a musical family, falling in love with the music, discovering he loved the keyboards, and much, much more! We know you’re going to enjoy this as much as we did!
Music used in the commercials by and with permisson of:
Circles Around The Sun – ‘Tacoma Narrows’ off ‘Let It Wander
Marco Benevento – ‘Say It’s All The Same’ – off the forthcoming ‘Let It Slide’
The Higgs – ‘Crazy Horse Jam’ off ‘Road Less Traveled, Vol 1:Live at Crazy Horse Saloon’
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