Jim Nunally Talks To Bluegrass Today

Jim Nunally, a San Francisco Bay Area native, has enjoyed a varied musical journey, not only as a musician, but as a composer, record producer and teacher. He had been preceded in that journey by his guitar-playing grandfather, an Arkansas native, who taught his son, who, in turn, passed along the art of playing the guitar to Jim.

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Premiere: “Tempest” on Mother Church Pew

“Tempest,” the cinematic new video from Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band, was filmed in the verdant climes of the Pacific Northwest, and marries the ancient beauty of the natural world with the age-old poignancy of roots music. The song itself is inspired by Michael Ondaatje’s novel The Cat’s Table.

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Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally–Creating a Life Together in Music

Every now and then a fresh breeze blows in off the ocean, rustling softly and gently carrying a musical tone we can’t hear which is nevertheless deeply familiar to us. Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band’s new album, Baby Let’s Take the Long Way Home, wafts in from the roads they have been traveling, blowing open our expectations and revealing freshly crafted stories about place and community and longing for what we’ve lost.

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Family: In loving memory of Big Don and Lovelace McNelley

I have been married two times. My first marriage was with a handsome young man, a surfer, a southern California sun-bleached blonde, with a big smile and lots of good humor and a warm and welcoming family. They happened to be from Alabama, and as my first husband and I got acquainted in our early twenties, we read it as a “sign” that our mothers were cheerleaders in rival high schools in Lower Alabama, and that our fathers were both from the Birmingham area and Air Force attorneys. Fate!

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Creating Refuge for Introverts: Meditation and Qigong

My name is Nell Robinson and my partner, Jim Nunally and I have a band that is performing in Kansas City next week at the Folk Alliance International Conference.  Jim and I also have a new music and arts company, Whippoorwill Arts, and an activist project called the Music Home Project. Howdy, nice to make your acquaintance!

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