John Reischman is a Grammy award winning mandolinist who started his music career in 1970. Since then, he has gone on to do both solo work and create albums with the band The Jaybirds. Reischman is known as a visionary for the mandolin and enjoys stretching the limits of his instrument and blue grass music. John Reischman and The Jaybirds just released their newest album On the Other Green Shore this year.
Listen to the Interview
John Reischman and the Jaybirds, recorded live October 17, 2017.
About the Group
John Reischman and the Jaybirds is an allstar group of blue grass musicians that all bring immense talent to the table. John Reischman leads on the mandolin, Trisha Gagnon doubles as the bassist and vocalist, guitar is played by Patrick Sauber, Greg Spatz on the fiddle and Nick Hornbuckle rounds out the group on banjo. The group has seven albums, with the most recent On the Other Green Shore published in 2017. This album shows the band’s variety and individual talents, while having the amazing ability to come together to create fantastic pieces, despite living in different countries. There are many instrumentals written by John Reischman featured on the album, along with a collection of covers and previously prepared music.
- Artist / Track / Album / Year
- John Reischman and the Jaybirds / Daylight in the Creek / On the Other Green Shore / 2017
- John Reischman and the Jaybirds / Say Darlin’ Say / Field Guide / 2002
- John Reischman and the Jaybirds / Don’t you Hear the Lambs A-Crying / On the Other Green Shore / 2017
Richard Gordon: Producer, Audio Engineer, Host
Allison Delaney: Co-Host, Web Page Author, Audio Editor