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Acoustic Disc Discography

Acoustic Disc was started in 1990 by David Grisman as an outlet for his and other acoustic music. By 2002 the label had release 50 CDs including David Grisman Quintet and other project releases, a series of archive albums and 3 CDs in the Tone Poems series, music from specific genres played on vintage guitars and mandolins. Every eighth release on the label to date has been a sampler which provides one or two track from the previous seven releases plus one or two unreleased tracks.

All the Garcia/Grisman CDs were released on the label. David Grisman has acknowledged in interviews that the success of the first Garcia / Grisman CD in 1991 helped finance the release of further albums that were less likely to be financially successful. There have also been two archive live recording of Old & In The Way on the label.

All Acoustic Disc releases are graced with excellent sound quality and informative, and often lengthy, CD booklets.

In 2008 Acoustic Disc launched the Acoustic Oasis series. These releases are primarily available as downloads. Some releases are also available on CD.

All Acoustic Disc releases are available from the Acoustic Disc website or the Acoustic Oasis website.

Additions, corrections and comments are welcome



Acoustic Disc CD releases (ACD series)

info Dawg '90, David Grisman, 1990
info Garcia / Grisman, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, 1991
info Jacob Do Bandolin, Mandolin Master Of Brazil, Jacob Do Bandolin, 1991
info Bluegrass Reunion, Red Allen, David Grisman, Herb Petersen, Jim Buchanan and Jim Kerwin, 1992
info Galactic Mandolin, Radim Zenkl, 1992
info The Guitar Artistry Of Enrique Coria, Solos From South America, Enrique Coria, 1992
info Dawgwood, David Grisman Quartet, 1993
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1993
info Not for Kids Only, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, 1993
info Tone Poems, David Grisman and Tony Rice, 1994
info The Kitchen Tapes, Frank Wakefield and Red Allen, 1994
info Czech It Out, Radim Zenkl, 1994
info Mandolin Master of Brazil Volume 2, Jacob do Bandolim, 1994
info Songs of Our Fathers, David Grisman and Andy Statman, 1995
info Swing Low, Sweet Mandolin, Jethro Burns, 1995
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1995
info Dawganova, David Grisman Quintet, 1995
info Tone Poems 2, David Grisman & Martin Taylor, 1995
info That High Lonesome Sound, Old And In The Way, 1996
info DGQ 20, David Grisman Quintet, 1996
info Shady Grove, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, 1996
info Portrait of an American Original, Rudy Cipolla, 1997
info The Latin Touch, Enrique Coria, 1997
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 3, Various Artists, 1997
info Doc & Dawg, Doc Watson & David Grisman, 1997
info Bye Bye Blues, Jethro Burns, 1997
info The Man With The Mandolin, Dave Apollon, 1997
info Breakdown, Old And In The Way, 1997
info Swing Guitar Masterpieces: 1937-1957, Oscar Aleman, 1998
info Flute Jazz, Matt Eakle, 1998
info Buh-Doom!, Hal Blaine, 1998
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 4, Various Artists, 1998
info So What, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, 1998
info Stories the Crow Told Me, John Cohen, 1998
info Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza, Various Artists, 1999
info I'm Beginning to See the Light, Martin Taylor & David Grisman, 1999
info Retrograss, David Grisman, John Hartford and Mike Seeger, 1999
info Dawg Duos, David Grisman and guests, 1999
info Going Up the Mountain - The Classic First Recordings, Jody Stecher, 1999
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 5, Various Artists, 2000
info The Pizza Tapes, Garcia, Grisman and Rice, 2000
info Tone Poems III, Mike Auldridge / Bob Brozman / David Grisman, 2000
info Blues For A Gypsy, Frank Vignola, 2001
info Music From Rancho Deville, Charles Sawtelle, 2001
info New River, David Grisman and Denny Zeitlin, 2001
info Grateful Dawg Soundtrack, David Grisman / Jerry Garcia / Various Artists, 2001
info Traversata: Italian Music in America, David Grisman / Beppe Gambetta / Carlo Aonzo, 2001
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 6, Various Artists, 2002
info Dawgnation, David Grisman Quintet, June 2002
info Intimo, Yolanda Aranda & Enrique Coria, 2002
info Old & In The Gray, Old & In The Gray, 2002
info Don't Get Around Much Anymore, George Barnes Quartet, 2003
info Life of Sorrow, David Grisman, 2003
info Hold on We're Strummin', Sam Bush and David Grisman, 2003
info Riders In The Sky: Silver Jubilee, Riders In The Sky, 2003
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2004
info Been All Around This World, Garcia / Grisman, 2004
info Livin' With the Blues, Vassar Clements, 2004
info Live At Mechanics Hall, Bill Monroe & The Blue Grass Boys, 2004
info Back To Back Extended Version, Tiny Moore & Jethro Burns, 2005
info Run, Old School Freight Train, 2005
info Tone Poets, Various Artists, 2005
info Stomp, Mike Compton & David Long, 2006
info New Shabbos Waltz, David Grisman / Andy Statman, 2006
info DGBX, David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, 2006
info Dawg's Groove, David Grisman Quintet, 2006
info Satisfied, John Sebastian and David Grisman, 2007
info David Grisman's Acoustic Oasis Sampler, Vol 1, Various Artists, 2010
info The Pizza Tapes: Extra Large Edition, Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Tony Rice, 2010
info Live at Wigmore Hall 4/21/96, David Grisman and Martin Taylor, 2011
info 25th Year Reunion Concert, David Grisman Quintet, 2011
info David Grisman's Folk Jazz Trio, David Grisman's Folk Jazz Trio, 2011
info Happy Birthday Bill Monroe: Dawg Plays Big Mon, David Grisman and various artists, 2011
info Del and Dawg: Hardcore Bluegrass in the Dawg House, Del McCoury and David Grisman, 2012

Acoustic Oasis (ACCD series)

info Recorded Live At The Sunset Center, David Grisman Quintet, 2005
info Acoustic Cheer, Various Artists, 2005
info Acoustic Swing, Various Artists, 2005
info Valentine: For Music Lovers, Various Artists, 2006

Acoustic Oasis (ACD-91000 series)

info Don't Blame Me, Bucky Pizzarelli with Frank Vignola, 2006
info This Is The Way We Play, Gene Bertoncini and Frank Vignola, 2006
info MaMaVig, Jamie Masefield, Gary Mazzaroppi and Frank Vignola, 2006
info Super Guitars, Fareed Haque, Frank Vignola, Gary Mazzaroppi, Rich Zukor, 2007
info The Living Room Session, David Grisman, Frank Vignola, Robon Nolan, Michael Papillo, 2007
info The Atrocious Saint, Christopher Hedge, 2008
info Italian Mandolin and Banjo Classics, Giovanni Gioviale, 2008
info Mandolin Restaurant, Don Stiernberg, 2008

Acoustic Oasis (ACD-AO-50000 series)

info Grappelli/Grisman: The First Sessions, Stephane Grappelli / David Grisman, 2008
info At Jazz Alley 11/02/07 & 11/03/07, David Grisman Quintet, 2008
info Frank 'N' Dawg: Melody Monsters, Frank Vignola and David Grisman, 2008
info Slapback, Josh Pinkham and Jerry Thomasson, 2008
info Live At The Great American Music Hall, 03/05/79, David Grisman Quintet, 2008
info Live At The Great American Music Hall, 03/06/79, David Grisman Quintet, 2008
info Old Time Music Collection, Volume 1, Various Artists, 2009
info Mandolin Masters Collection: Volume 1, Various Artists, 2009
info Swing Violin Masterpieces Vol. 1 (1935-40), Svend Asmussen, 2009
info Swing Violin Masterpieces Vol. 2 (1941-43), Svend Asmussen, 2009
info Swing Violin Masterpieces Vol. 3 (1944-46), Svend Asmussen, 2009
info Swing Violin Masterpieces Vol. 4 (1946-50), Svend Asmussen, 2009
info Live In Japan 5/76, The Bluegrass Quintet, 2009

Albums previously released by other companies

info The David Grisman Quintet, David Grisman Quintet, 1977
info David Grisman's Acoustic Christmas, David Grisman, 1983
info Dawg Tales, Various Artists, 2001

Acoustic Oasis live concert recordings

info Live At The Boarding House: The Complete Shows, Old & In The Way, 2013

Last updated October 2013