Jethro Pickett is a songwriter from Tasmania, Australia. 2013 saw the release of his debut album, By the Time I Get to Wilmot. It consists of ten songs that journey from the Tasmanian hills to the heart of the listener via the warmth of his rich voice and a collection of classic sounds. A charismatic group guide Jethro's audience along a trail of stories and insights from the past to the present. History and hopes are revealed in these intriguing songs.
Jethro and band have performed at the Castlepalooza, HWCH & Electric Picnic festivals in Ireland. They've also toured nationally there and in the UK with Melbourne/USA soul rockers Cisco Caesar. He is just home from a tour of Germany & Switzerland with Irish songwriter and performer Biggles Flys Again.
"Jethro Pickett has produced a marvellous country-soul album of aural pleasure." - Eirecana
"It's music with its roots far back in time, delivered with a lot of personality, keeping the melodies always at the core.
So sit back and listen. Don’t press anything but play and let Jethro Pickett be the soundtrack to your life" - ifoundmusic.com
"Pickett delivers 10 great Americana numbers" " The whole record is reminiscent of the Californian canyon of the 1970’s" - AltCountry.nl
"Fleeting glimpses of Dylan, John Prine and Nick Drake float in and out of Pickett’s songs" - Goldenplec