Have you ever wondered what the beginning of creation sounded like, or what the neurology of rhythm is? Well Grateful Dead Drummer Mickey Hart did, so he got a team of scientists together to figure it out! Seriously.
As a founding member of the Grateful Dead, ethnomusicologist, sound archivist and preservationist, and seeker after billions of years old vibrations from the deep recesses of space, Mickey Hart has done more during his years on earth than many of us could imagine undertaking over several lifetime
From his early days working in his Dad's drum shop through his years with the Grateful Dead to his diverse work as a solo artist and ethnomusicologist, Mickey Hart has been fascinated with the inner workings of rhythm, melody and harmony.
As the percussionist in the Grateful Dead, Mickey Hart explored the outer reaches of American popular music. As a musicologist with the Smithsonian Institute, Hart has explored historical rhythms from around the world.