Banjo Nickaru & Hot Jazz Jumpers at Jalopy Theatre

Banjo Nickaru & Hot Jazz Jumpers at Jalopy Theatre

30 Jul 2017 Brooklyn, NY


Time : 8pm
Venue : Jalopy Theatre
Address : 315 Columbia St
State : NY
Zip : 11231
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NYC based Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches is explosive! Perhaps the only band fusing world music, folk, country, roots, music of New Orleans, 1920s with our originals.

Band members have worked with the likes of Paul McCartney, Julia Roberts, Sam Mendes, Paul Simon, Jimmy McGriff as well as performed on ABC’s Good Morning America, WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour, Kansas City Folk Festival main stage, Folk Alliance International 2017, 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

“Unfailingly high-spirited.” LONDON TIMES

“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

“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.

“We play an eclectic mix of country, bluegrass, western swing, rockabilly, blues, traditional jazz, dixieland, old-time music, folk, roots music & Americana. Our band members also play in Hot Jazz Jumpers.” Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches

“Hot Jazz Jumpers perform Gullah-Geechee influenced 20s/30s jazz, music of New Orleans, country, bluegrass, blues, folk, originals and world music.” Hot Jazz Jumpers

Enjoy an unqiue, exciting concert with swing dancing, Lindy hop, Balboa and an eclectic mix of music while drinking coffee or wine & beer!

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