Jethro Pickett is a songwriter from Tasmania, Australia. This year 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 warm tone of his rich voice. Slide guitar, Wurlitzer piano, charismatic drumming and carefully crafted guitar sounds 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.
Amongst the many shows this summer, Jethro and band performed at the Castlepalooza, HWCH & Electric Picnic festivals. They also embarked on a tour of Ireland and the UK with Melbourne/USA soul rockers Cisco Caesar. The coming weeks see the completion of new material due for release in the new year.
"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