“Route 66 has a spirit. It’s alive, and it’s growing all the time.”
Back story on my work Route 66
Garys Gay Parita
a replica 1930 Sinclair fuelling station.
Travelling to SPAH 2016 we stayed in Kingman Az at the…Read more
Nedra Russ: Hohner endorsed Harmonicist and Fine Artist:
Nedra is a full time Artist and Musician
An accomplished and award-winning multimedia artist and musician, Nedra Russ is a vessel of creative energy drawing upon Modern, Avant-garde and Traditional painters throughout history .
Nedra’s paintings and songs can be seen and heard across the United States and as far as Europe, Asia, and Australia South Africa
Nedra has served as the teacher artist/musician for the past 17 years at the Blue Mountain Coalition for Youth and Family (BMCYF) in West Point Ca. Spear heading many event and project's like Space To Create, the After School Art project funded by the California Arts Council at the BMCYF.
Nedra was the lead artist for the West Point Art Path 2022 funded by California Arts Council.
Nedra is now:
Teaching a after school program for first to sixth graders both art and music at BMCYF in West Point Ca
Active in teaching online and taking classes to advance her skill she just returned from the 2023 60th SPAH Convention in St Louis where she took classes from many a great songwriter, vocal coach, and harmonica advanced study with the world's top teachers and performers.
Loving the history of Route 66 Nedra was accepted into the 56th National Mother Load Art Exhibition showing
MACC - Mills Station Arts and Culture Center in Rancho Cordova
with her Mixed Media acrylic 16 by 20.
Hope Oil 16 by 20 $1200.00 Hope won HONOURABLE MENTION AWARD in the "7th LANDSCAPE" art competition along with other distinguished artists.
Blue Shadow received Honourable mention in the first This work is now being judged in a few other it is a 24 by 36 Oil that shows the struggle of the LBGQ and homeless Artist and Musician that find places to make music in the showdown
Owner operator of The Harmonica Lady tm
Nedra is a representative for Hohner Harmonica as a world recognised harmonica player as well as The Harmonica Lady tm original playable harmonica necklace's.
Nedra and has been on Disneys The Big Fib podcast as a noted harmonica player and teacher.
Nedra is also the only woman podcaster on Harmonica
Roots to Rock:
Dou: Nedra and Julio
Trio: Nedra, Julio and Jay
Nedra and Julio have been on stage with many of the greats of harmonica Buddy Green, Mike Caldwell, Brandon Baily, Joe Filisko, Michael Rubin, Jerry Fierro, Giulio Brouzet, Chris Bauer and friends harmonica band, Paul Messinger.
Opened for Rachelle Plas and the Merchandise Liaison for Charlie Musselwhite at the 2022 SPAH convention in Tulsa.
Brownie McGhee used to talk (and sing) about the 'blues buzzin' round like a bunch of honey bees. Guitarist Julio Inglasses and Harmonica-blower, singer/songwriter Nedra Russ get the blues buzzin', the rock rollin', and root's homegrowin', and your toes tappin'! In fact, their first song collaboration, 'Little Bumblebee' has just been set free to buzz around the internet.
nJr draws from deep and eclectic roots in music ranging from gospel, blues, folk, to rock, with originals and select standards delivered in an inimitable, nitty gritty, and down to earth range of styles.
The combination of vocals, deep-rooted blues and explosive instrumentals displays promise to keep those bees buzzin' for a long time!
Jay come's on board with his San Francisco world traveled vibe adding deep bottom end and full jazz groove.
This necklace is 24 total inches long 12 inch drop length it is light pink leather with silver a little lady fully tuned and playable Hohner harmonica Each design one of a kind made by artist Nedra Russ this work also has Rhodonite from Colorado This is a healing stone for the heart charka this work hangs right at the heart center.
This masculine weapon of protection native hand turn bone, copper bail, and turquoise, Little lady ,Hohner, Fine tuned in c form Germany One of a kind on brown leather 30 inch total 15 inch neckline fall. For the person with discriminating taste for the fine and truly unique wears. This piece Is a powerful statement of the connect heaven and earth with your breath will help you connect to the spiritual world. Turquoise can strengthen your connection to intuition, and it is also helpful for protection and purification.Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilising mood swings and instilling inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, it also has the power to prevent panic attacks. Turquoise promotes self-realisation and assists creative problem solving.
One of a kind Little lady with glass beads on a crescent moon with bloodstone the energy of the sun Called the Sun Stone, and later Christ's Stone, its energy carries the purity of blood and inherently speaks of life and birth, vitality and strength, passion and courage. and turquoise It's said to bring luck, peace, and protection, and it's also one of the birthstones associated with December. Turquoise stones have many meanings that go above and beyond the beauty of the blue color they provide. Explore the restorative energy of turquoise to enhance the feng shui of your home.
THE MINI HOHNER
Musical history in vest-pocket format! For spontaneous jam sessions or just as a cool key ring: the Mini Harp is the perfect gift for HOHNER fans, musicians, and harmonica aficionados. With her warm, smooth sound you may not be able to play a whole sonata, but a little tune in between or an accompaniment for others. A small HOHNER for every occasion.
Durable plastic comb
Reliable performance under all climate conditions thanks to resilient plastic comb I make them with durable colour cords
Come hang out have fun play music ,tell a joke, read a poem with the most friendly people in the FootHills
Book a room spend your Holiday's in the beautiful history Mokelumne Hill, Enjoy the original sound of NJR a bit of history Roots Rock and Jazz
For generations, Hohner has dedicated everything towards music for a simple reason: Music is a way of life. In fact, you could say it’s the best way of life. People who aren’t into music simply don’t know what they’re missing. Of course we would say that, wouldn’t we? But like countless musicians all over the world, from beginner to professional, we feel so strongly about music that we want to help open the door to this experience to everyone. With instruments designed to convey the joy and the passion which inspires everybody to improve their skills and develop further.
We wouldn’t be where we are now, as world market leader for harmonicas and accordions, if it wasn’t for our passion and our shared commitment to our craft and the traditions which it has inspired. This is a defining element of the Hohner sound, a key to unlock the world of music. Our mission is to pass this passion on to you, with perfectly crafted instruments which enable you to truly Enjoy music.