Nedra Russ (aka The Harmonica Lady) and Julio "inglasses" Guerra make up nJr - an acoustic songwriting duo in the Americana tradition. Their music is eclectic, inspired by Traditional Blues, Folk, Country, Old-Time Mountain, and Rock roots. From the Little Bumblebee to the Happy Little Frog to Dusty Roads to Just Hit Rewind (to name just a few), the lineup and variety of of artful compositions by this pair presents a pleasure to explore. And, any cover tune that inspires emulation by them receives a new lease on life with the blessing of Nedra's inventive and hard-driving virtuoso harmonica style and soulful vocals on top of the foundation of Julio's solid and masterful rhythm guitar. Nedra and Julio constitute an orchestra of two.
These seasoned award-winning musicians, true soul mates united by a bond of performance and composition, welcome you to their page.
Nedra Hits the Main Stage at SPAH 2017
Each year Michael Rubin, noted harmonica professor, Austin music promoter, and elder statesman of the Society for the Preservation and Advancement of Harmonica (SPAH) selects from this international professional association's top tier of talent to showcase at the Michael Rubin Variety Show. The 2017 edition of the show at the 54th Annual SPAH featured Nedra, along with Kiersi Wisecarver, Jake Houshmand, George Miklas, Chris Richards, Steve Watne, David Kachalon, Paul Davies, Chris Bauer and Mike Caldwell.
The Harmonica Lady make the news
Check out the news story from Tulsa http://www.news9.com/story/36152032/worlds-biggest-harmonica-party-to-take-place-in-tulsa
Nedra and Julio do lots of community events like hosting a monthly Songwriters open mic and Nedra teaches a once a month Art class for woman.