Napa Crossroad – David Pack

Napa Crossroad

Grammy-Award winning artist/producer David Pack leads a host of friends from local Nappa Valley Wineries in a new project titled Napa Crossroads.

The serene setting of Napa Valley is not only home to some of the best winemaking in the world but is also a host to stellar music and music making. Napa Crossroads embodies the spirit of this collaboration led by legendary guitarist and hitmaker David Pack (Co-founder and voice of legendary rock group Ambrosia) and a gathering of top Napa Valley vintners and recording artists.

The album was created with a unique blend of superstars in the world of wine including Larry Maguire of Far Niente/Nickel & Nickel on jazz guitar and vocals; David Duncan of Silver Oak and Twomey on guitar and vocals, and Jeff Gargiulo of Gargiulo Vineyards on guitar, piano and vocals. Suzanne Pride Bryan of Pride Mountain Vineyards and Carmen and Gail Policy of Casa Piena wrote lyrics along with the rest of the group.

Other musical guests include The Doors’ Ray Manzarek, Bela Fleck, Alan Parsons, Todd Rundgren,David Benoit, Billy Dean, Jimmy Wayne, Larry Carlton, Doyle Dykes, Mindi Abair, Robert Schwartzman, Cage The Elephant’s Lincoln Parish, Rick Braun and others.

Read more about the project here.

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