Baby Let’s Take The Long Way Home (2017)

The Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band released a new album, Baby Let’s Take the Long Way Home on April 21st, 2017.

Featuring 10 new songs and two choice covers, the collection is available now on Whippoorwill Arts. Title track video on YouTube!

With a seamless blend of original material and classic country gems, the album marks the beginning of a new journey for these ‘beloved Bay Area bluegrass stars.’
— SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS
 

 

SEASONAL SPECIALS

 
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$35 Seasonal Special!  Baby Let's Take the Long Way Home +
Banjo Boy Coffee & Homemade Potholder

 
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$35 Seasonal Special!  North South East West +
Banjo Boy Coffee & Homemade Potholder

 
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$35 Seasonal Special!  House & Garden +
Banjo Boy Coffee & Homemade Potholder

 
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$35 Seasonal Special!  The Rose of No-Man's Land +
Banjo Boy Coffee & Homemade Potholder

 

North, South, East, and West is a four-part, five-song EP series named after four cardinal points on a compass.

When placed together, the back covers of these four releases form one piece of art. Physical copies are available for purchase at all live shows—$5 each!


North (November 2016)
$5 for CD
Now available at live shows

South (November 2016)
$5 for CD
Now available at live shows

East (June 2016)
$5 for CD
Now available at live shows

West (June 2016)
$5 for CD
Now available at live shows


Previous Releases

The Rose of No-Man’s Land (2014)
Produced by Joe Henry
$13.99 for CD  |  $8.99 for MP3

House and Garden (2013)
$12.97 for CD  |  $8.99 for MP3

On The Brooklyn Road (2011)
Features Jim Nunally, John Reischman
and The Jaybirds

$14.97 for CD 
99¢ for individual songs
$9.99 to Download Album 

Loango (Debut Album 2009)
Features Jim Nunally, John Reischman, Laurie Lewis,
Kathy Kallick, and Friends
$16.97 for CD 
$20.00 for LP
$12.99 for download 

Gloria’s Waltz
Featuring: The David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, John Reischman and the Jaybirds, Due West, Dix Bruce, Judy Forrest, Rob Nunally, Leah Whitcomb-Nunally, Buddy Williford
$9.99 to Download Album
99¢ for individual songs


Special Items Available For Direct Purchase Online & At Our Shows 


 
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BANJO BOY COFFEE came about after spending long hours on the road with master banjo player and coffee roaster Nick Hornbuckle. I came up with the idea of selling our own brand of coffee on the road at shows. Now here is the culmination of years of thought and finally finding the right roast and roaster to work with. 

My partner Nell Robinson loves, and so do I, Celebese coffee from Indonesia. The flavor has nutty or warm spice notes, like cinnamon or cardamom. Hints of black pepper are sometimes found. Its sweetness, as with most Indonesian coffees, is closely related to the body of the coffee. The after-taste coats the palate on the finish and is smooth and soft. Overall this roast has deep dark rich and smooth high tones. We offer four different blends to choose from and enjoy!


SIX STRING BLEND

This dark roast blend of beans from Indonesia and Africa has sweet, cherry and chocolate overtones—rich, smooth, finger-pickin' smooth tone.


FIVE STRING BLEND

A medium roasted coffee. In the tonal spectrum this blend has the pickup often desired to get you up to tempo and rolling along, its rich blend of nutty, woody character, is a great way start the day—wake up the taste buds and the fingers for rolling bluegrass.


FOUR STRING BLEND

This medium roast of single origin beans from Africa has uncanny blueberry overtones, it‘s got the taste to match the tempo and tone for your favorite tune, be it ragtime, swing, folk or Irish.


UKULELE BLEND

This light roast blend has the classic Kona flavor profile, taste the air and smell the sea 'round the islands, bright overtones with hues of honey.


Rose of No-Man’s Land DVD
As seen on PBS’ Music Gone Public
$20.00 for DVD + Tax and Shipping
Watch Trailer

Long Sleeve Unisex T-Shirt
Light Heather Gray with
Sienna Brown Truck Logo

$20.00 + Tax and Shipping

Postcards
Snapshots from Nell’s quilts, home & the road
(Set of 8)$10 + Tax and Shipping

2009 Soldiers Stories Poster
Limited Edition Silkscreen Poster
12 inches x 18 inches
$20.00 + Tax and Shipping


2010 Soldiers Stories Poster
Limited Edition Silkscreen Poster
12 inches x 18 inches
$20.00 + Tax and Shipping

Handmade, Artisan Items
Available at LIVE Shows
Handknit Cup · Cellphone Cozies · Dishcloths · Potholders · Peanut Butter & Chocolate Cookies from Redbird Bakery

 
 

The Art of Rhythm Guitars | Strums
$20
This DVD includes a variety of rhythm guitar techniques that ANY guitarist can use to improve their playing. Taught by world-renowned guitarist Jim Nunally, this DVD will help improve your bluegrass, folk, or country rhythm. Each strum is demonstrated slowly and precisely. Completely accessible for all levels, with video production that enhances the experience. You will learn:

  • 8 useful strum patterns PLUS
  • 6 strum patterns with bass runs
  • Strum dynamics and technique
  • How to use strum patterns in songs
  • Capoing tips
  • Fretting economy
  • How and when to use strums as accents

Includes on-screen tablature and standard notation


The Art of Rhythm Guitars | Walks and Runs
$20

This DVD includes 40 bass walks and runs that ANY guitarist can learn. Taught by world-renowned guitarist Jim Nunally, this DVD will help improve your bluegrass, folk, or country rhythm. You will learn:

  • Bass walks & runs for the keys of A, G, C, D, E, F
  • Capo skills
  • Left hand techniques
  • Pick sounds

Includes on-screen tablature and standard notation. 
This DVD is a perfect companion to Jim’s The Art of Rhythm Guitar,  Vol. I: Strums DVD


Quotes From the Artists

We are excited about releasing a series of eclectic new works with a super talented band. We pay homage to great artists like George Jones, Buck Owens, Tammy Wynette, while our original songs like ‘Mirror’ take folk music in an entirely new direction. We aren’t just following a path; we are paving a new one.
— Jim Nunally
Hey, five is the magic number this year, it’s a number that signifies change and grace. “Five songs per album for $5, five jazzed musicians…and I turn 55 this spring!
— Nell Robinson