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artist: Artists Mickey Hart

  • interview December 21, 2016

    Mickey Hart Talks Planet Drum, 25 Years On

    Twenty-five years ago, Grateful Dead drummer, “Rhythm Devil,” and autonomous ethnomusicologist (unofficial, like myself) Mickey Hart assembled a dream team of global percussionists. They were all artists he had known and worked with, but they had never played together. The … Read more »

  • interview November 1, 2011

    Mickey Hart: Madman Field Recordist

    Grateful Dead drummer percussionist Mickey Hart has pursued a long career as an avid recorder of world music—and more.  Starting in the late ‘60s, he began making state-of-the-art recordings of everything from classical Indian music to Koranic recitation to West … Read more »

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