Three Minute Improvisation: October 23, 1972 - Milwaukee, WI

Cover image by Saul Steinberg

Every once in a while, the live ’72-’74 Grateful Dead spontaneously produced what seems like a perfect, finished composition. This one is amazing. A string trio as Harmonia or Fred Frith might have approached it. The ultimate refinement of the GD feedback/space concept. Why wasn’t there more of this?

320kbps mp3 file here