Nell & Jim Band bring all of your favorite elements of authentic music together, creating a genre-busting sound
that combines Americana, folk and bluegrass music. The “beloved Bay Area bluegrass stars” (San Jose Mercury
News) have been featured on Prairie Home Companion, at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, the PBS
seriesMusic Gone Public, Kate Wolf Music Festival and Strawberry Music Festival.
“Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally love the road, and they revel in the adventure of uncovering new
corners of this old world that people call home.” — NO DEPRESSION
Nell Robinson has been described as one of the freshest voices in roots music. Jim Nunally is a San Francisco
Bay Area-native, a musician, composer, record producer, and teacher. Jim joins master American guitarists Doc
Watson and Tony Rice as one of the finest interpreters and performers of bluegrass and traditional music. Jim
Kerwin is considered simply one of the best string bass players in the country. Playing with David Grisman for
over 30 years, he is featured on all of Grisman’s Jerry Garcia recordings. Jon Arkin is a versatile, gifted
percussionist who is known for his performances & recorded work in a wide variety of musical contexts. He has performed with jazz greats such as Lee Konitz, Gene Perla, and Ira Sullivan. Renowned San Francisco musician and accordion player Rob Reich joined the band in 2017 and is best known for his work with Tin Hat, Gaucho, and Circus Bella. This is truly an all-star band!