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Band - Ron Holm and Jannie Nelson

'Trinadora' names a trilling bird native to Argentina, a guitar in Peruvian slang, and - most important for our purposes - the Ron Holm and Jannie Nelson duo. Ron and Jannie are multi-instrumentalists who add keyboard, guitar, concertina, harmonica, ocarina, bass, percussion and more instruments to their soring vocals. Their repertoire includes over 400 songs, allowing them to perform special programs such Celtic, torch blues and jazz, Latin, country, and rock in addition to their mélange program that samples all styles. Their Patsy Cline and Roy Orbison programs routinely attract standing-room-only attendance. Trinadora's performances include crowd-pleasing original songs as well as standards and classics. Trinadora's debut 'Sounds' album of original compositions received resounding critical acclaim, and their "This is Hank Williams and Patsy Cline Country" CD is a favorite of many listeners. Trinadora's brand-new "Remembering Roy Orbison" and "Celtic Frolic" CDs are sure to be delight listeners, and Jannie and Ron will formally release both albums at a special concert-dance at Vito's in Roscoe at 8:30pm on Nov 4th. Visit for a list all of Ron and Jannie's dates and for more information. Calls to 815-979-1949 or emails to are welcome as well.

Ron Holm has been called a 'roots rock maven.' He began his professional music career on the seminal Mountain Railroad Records label, which also launched such greats as Nirvana producer Butch Vig and legendary songwriter Greg Brown. Over the years, Ron shared the stage with such luminaries as Cheap Trick bassist Tom Petersson, Chris Isaak bassist Rowland Salley, and fiddle legends Vassar Clements and Randy Sabien. He's shared billings with the likes of Roy Orbison, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Odetta, and Steve Goodman.

Jannie Nelson enjoyed success as a classical pianist before she embarked on her Trinadora adventure with Ron. She performed numerous concerts and was featured in the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center series. Her repertoire featured the music of Chopin, Debussy, and Ravel. Jannie is also an accomplished music educator, arranger, and choir director, with a degree in piano performance and additional training in musical theater. Her extensive training and experience produce a unique perspective, and her performances reveal virtuosity, instrumental diversity, and kinesthetic sensibility that captivate her audiences.

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