Root River Jam is an acoustic group based in southeastern MN. They perform the original music of guitarist and front man Dave Wilson, as well as covers of Americana classics. In the words of music blogger Jeff Hansel, Wilson’s music will “take you into the clouds and beyond with incredible instrumentals and joyous singing that’s downright fun to hear.” Songwriter/guitarist Dave Wilson says, “we put ‘jam’ in our name and after listening to us you’ll understand why.”
Root River Jam is an acoustic group based in southeast Minnesota performing the original music of guitarist/songwriter Dave Wilson. Dave uses his life experiences as a canvas to create the artwork in his songwriting.
Upright bassist, Blake Bonde‘s formal classical training gives him a broad musical vocabulary, ranging from furious jazz pizzicato to lush arco.
Violinist David Beyer, who grew up in Missouri playing in fiddle contests at a young age, brings a twangy edge to Root River Jam’s jazzy and energetic sound.
Drummer Miles Johnston has a dynamic style and broad musical background bringing rhythmic finesse to the fusion styles of Root River Jam.