It's the sort of documentary that once you start, you don't want to let go.

Josh Samford,


That movie had such an effect on me, it took a long time for me to get to sleep last night.

Jennifer Layton, Assistant Editor

Nathan Davis Still Lives is a triumph. It couldn't have been better, more accurate or more powerful. Bravo, Dean!

John Custer, Grammy-Nominated Music Producer

Garris' film is a quality documentary that is the perfect mix of technical and directorial skill and strong subject matter. (Jerry Dalton, Myrtle Beach International Film Festival Organizer)

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Last week I was fortunate to have the opportunity to see Nathan Davis Still Lives. It is a must-see for musicians, music-lovers, and especially for anyone who can appreciate a well-told story of an amazing talent and passionate soul, gone too soon.

MaryLee Herrmann, producer/director of the award-winning film, The Necklace


Letters From Dreamland cover

This is the music that spoke to Dean Garris as he made the movie. You can let it speak to you. The film's soundtrack, this album is being released digitally, one song per month, beginning September 22, 2013.