Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Jerry GARCIA - Authorized
JERRY GARCIA DOCUMENTARY AUTHORIZED :
Renowned documentary filmmaker Malcolm Leo and veteran personal manager John Hartmann have announced plans to produce a feature film on rock legend Jerry Garcia with the full authorization and support of The Jerry Garcia Family, LLC.
The agreement allows Leo and Hartmann to produce a documentary featuring a treasure trove of never before seen material on the life and music of Jerry Garcia.
Leo, whose credits include, “This Is Elvis”, “Heroes of Rock & Roll”, “The Beach Boys – An American Band” and “Crosby, Stills & Nash – Long Time Comin’” feature length docs, will direct the ninety minute documentary.
Hartmann, the former manager of Eagles, Peter, Paul & Mary, Crosby, Stills & Nash and America, also promoted the first Los Angeles appearances of the Grateful Dead, in April of 1967.