Nell & Jim Band proudly present their new song, ‘Travelin The Road West’
Rich bloodlines intersect and musical currents run deep on Western Sun (Whippoorwill Arts, May 29, 2020), the third album from the Nell & Jim Band, fronted by singer-songwriter/flautist Nell Robinson and singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Jim Nunally. Western Sun’s overarching theme is migration, and these two well-traveled artists are steeped in the subject.
Robinson and Nunally’s combined experiences and vast knowledge of a range of traditional idioms are further enriched and expanded by those of their virtuosic bandmates: string-bass player Jim Kerwin (David Grisman, Jerry Garcia, Yo Yo Ma), drummer/percussionist Alex Aspinall (Chris O’Connell & the Smart Alecks, Noam Lemish) and accordionist/keyboard player Rob Reich (Gaucho, Circus Bella). “Jim has written a couple of songs about his family history.