The Brother Brothers
The Brother Brothers
Their sound is striking and undeniably captivating. Often leaning towards the darker, moody elements of Appalachian folk, and bluegrass traditions, their songs are laden with near perfect sibling harmonies or unison singing, compelling writing, and imaginative arrangements. They tour as an acoustic duo: David on cello and guitar, and Adam on the 5-string fiddle. With individual storied music careers under their belts, the brothers have finally teamed up to bring their experiences together.
They Released their EP Tugboats in January 2017 and are planning to release their follow up full length album in early 2018.
Brooklyn based fiddler and songster Adam Moss’ musical career can most easily be characterized by the variance of his influence. Adam loves and plays in the Klezmer, Bluegrass, Old-time and swing traditions which lends itself to a very unique and innovative style in performance setting. He is actively touring with Boston’s Session Americana, Brooklyns The Defibulators, Ana Egge, and has formerly toured with Anais Mitchell’s “Hadestown,” and Texas’ 3 Redneck Tenors.
Originally from Peoria, IL, David Moss began his musical journey playing cello and singing in various formats from a very young age. After receiving a degree in cello performance from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), he moved to Austin, TX in 2007 where he immediately formed with the trio The Blue Hit. There, David attended the Kerrville Folk Festival, and before long was playing guitar and writing songs. By the summer 2011 he was a finalist in the prestigious New Folk competition and went on to become a winner.
Sean Trischka brings a reverence for the old with his visions of the new. With his finger on so many pulses of so much music, and a brain entrenched in history and tradition, all of Sean’s influences shine through in his songs and playing while still funneling a poignant, coherent and razor sharp vision of his sound. Hard-funk drumming sensibilities mash with the sensitive poet mash with the folksy songwriter to create a bed of introspective, soulful and groovy music. Playing drums and vocals when with a band, guitar and vocals when solo, his music stabs like a knife and softens like a cloud. Sean Trischka is rock-hard.