Straight ahead banjo playing featuring Pinecastle Recording Artis Ross Nickerson and members of the band, Blue Highway, Rob Ickes on Dobro, Shawn Lane Mandolin/Fiddle, Tim Stafford, Guitar and Wayne Taylor Bass. Engineered by Scott Vestal. 14 songs in all.
This album full of well-known material, highlighted with unique originals that any fan of bluegrass music will enjoy. Keeping true to his forte, Ross has assembled a fantastic set of straight-ahead bluegrass classics featuring his creative, hard driving banjo playing as well as featuring four members of one of the best ensembles in bluegrass music today.
Let's Kick It features fast tempos, explosive solos and some great new bluegrass music. The band rips up some great Bill Monroe standards, swings Lady Be Good and drives home other standards like Little Maggie along with Nickerson originals, Roundhouse and Feeling Low.
This "incredibly hot" banjo project must have been filled with jet fuel the way it took off after I started playing it
Ross's new album is on fire!!! I listened on my car CD player and forgot which road I was traveling
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2. Cluck Old Hen
3. Kentucky Mandolin
4. Dixie Hoedown
5. Old Dangerfield
6. Little Maggie
7. Rough and Rocky
8. Bluegrass Breakdown
9. Lady Be Good
10. Jerusalem Ridge
11. Feeling Low
12. Wheel Hoss
13. Can't Stop Me From Dreaming
14. John Henry
The disc IS incredible ... Fantastic banjo tracks brilliantly played! Really enjoy the music Ross, thanks very much. If only I could play half as good as you one day I would be very happy!Karl
Every inch of Let's Kick It is exactly what its title implies, true heel-kickin' Appalachian joy, unrestrained delight in zesty melodies
i was amazed at how hard driving this Album is. It is a pure joy to listen too
There are two Nickerson originals featured and he proves to be as good a composer as he is a picker.
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