The List

The List

"Folk Blues Guitar Obsession" Review 

I’ve known San Francisco based singer-songwriter Garrin Benfield for some time. In the mid ‘oughties’ (this century has turned out sucky for decade names so far,) we were booked on the same bill at a local SF acoustic music showcase night. At the end of the evening, Garrin and I jumped onstage for an impromptu jam. The experience was to play with someone extremely talented at improv, but who listened and adapted to other players. I was impressed. After a subsequent showcase night, we ended up back at…

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Some fan reviews of the new CD! 

Getting some nice reactions to the new CD from the first folks who have heard's a little sample. Also, check out our first real review in the press tab!

"quite a diamond. a beautiful, liquid diamond"

"crystal clear. 100%+  from the heart"

"truly gorgeous. I can think of no other word more apt"

"it's awesome. just like I thought it would be"

"on my third round and I just got it yesterday"

"very refreshing to hear just you and your guitar, simple, direct - no BS"

"OMG it is soooo great. the second…

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live show reviews by garrin 

Live Show Reviews by Garrin

Over the last few years I have gotten back into writing about music. So far, this has taken the form of live show reviews of my jam band obsessions, Phish and the surviving members of the Grateful Dead. Here are a few, published on and


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