Jethro Pickett is an Australian songwriter who has spent the last few years touring Europe from his Irish base. 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 a 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. Histories and hopes are revealed in these intriguing songs.
Since the release of the debut, the band have promoted and performed it in Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Italy, Australia, the UK and Ireland. They've also been fortunate enough to play alongside some of their favourite acts enjoying festival slots at Castlepalooza, Féile Na Bealtaine, Electric Picnic's Salty Dog & Trailer Park stages as well as HWCH in Dublin. He is back in Melbourne for the time being planning the next release.
"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
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