Bill Kreutzmann has explained that later he learned some advanced technique or tricks from Mickey Hart.
10 Facts About Bill Kreutzmann
Bill Kreutzmann listened to jazz groups in clubs when he found an opportunity for an under-age guy to get in.
Bill Kreutzmann remained with the Grateful Dead until its dissolution after the death of Jerry Garcia in 1995, making him one of four members to play at every one of the band's 2,300 shows, along with Garcia, Weir and Lesh.
In June 1997 Bill Kreutzmann pleaded no contest in Kauai, Hawaii to charges of beating his former girlfriend at the home they shared.
Bill Kreutzmann collaborated with Journey guitarist Neal Schon, Sy Klopps, Ira Walker, and Ralph Woodson to form the Trichromes in 2002.
In 2008, Bill Kreutzmann toured the eastern United States with bassist Oteil Burbridge of the Allman Brothers Band and guitarist Scott Murawski of Max Creek as BK3.
In 2010, Bill Kreutzmann formed a new band, called 7 Walkers, with guitarist Papa Mali, multi-instrumentalist Matt Hubbard, and bassist Reed Mathis.
Bill Kreutzmann is featured in the film and was the executive producer.
On October 29,2010, Bill Kreutzmann endorsed Proposition 19, which would have legalized marijuana in California.
Bill Kreutzmann made the endorsement on the California Marijuana Report radio show.