• Get Us Out Of Fearland New Mix 2018

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    NEW 2018 MIX! Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches of live studio version of NPR Tiny Desk submission 2017

    original "Get Us Out Of Fearland"


    NYC based Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches is explosive! Perhaps the only band fusing Gullah-Geechee and world rhythms with folk, country, roots, music of New Orleans, 1920s, calypso and originals. Band members have played with the likes of Paul McCartney, Paul Simon and Wynton Marsalis as well as performed on ABC's Good Morning America, WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour, Blue Plate Special, Extended Play Sessions (The Alt. Root), Relix featured videos and appeared in moves such as Mona Lisa Smile, Away We Go and Disney's Enchanted.

    #5 Artist, #6 Album, #7 Song on International Folk Radio Sept. 2016

    David Amram testimonial https://www.youtube.com/wat......

    "Fresh and vital" Classical Arts

    "...it's unlike anything most listeners will find elsewhere."
    San Diego Troubadour

    "Americana music at its purest and most impressive" No Depression

    “Unfailingly high-spirited." LONDON TIMES

    “Nick Russo has worked with artists all over the jazz spectrum. His latest release brings a decidedly unorthodox approach.”DOWNBEAT ⋆⋆⋆⋆

    "It underscores, too, how sounds from another time can be renewed and re-imagined, by creative minds and right hands, in the present moment. Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches are ridiculously fun." Rambles.

    Our original "Get Us Out Of Fearland" (by Betina Hershey Russo)

    Recorded Live:

    Betina Hershey Russo, lead voice/guitar/composer, Nick Russo, banjo/voice, overdubbed electric bass, organ

    Dr. David Pleasant, tambourine/voice, Miles Griffith, voice

    videographer, Sergio Carrasco
    video editor, Sara Pettinella Show less
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