Tall Tall Trees

Tall Tall Trees, an NYC-based band formed in 2008, is the musical project of multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Mike Savino. Though typically performing as a quartet, Savino often — as during this session of BTR Live Studio — performs solo, utilizing only his banjo, modified by an arsenal of effects and looping pedals. Even without the accompaniment of his bandmates, the sound is full and dynamic, from booming drum hits to playful banjo runs and perfect vocal melodies. Mike played a few songs and sat down with Maia to talk a bit about his — and the project’s — musical trajectory.

Featured song: “Nothing Less”

Tall Tall Trees’ moment is available now.

Complete radio broadcast and playlist: http://b-t-r.co/WUUnB9

Official website for Tall Tall Trees: http://www.talltalltrees.com/
Tall Tall Trees on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/talltalltreees
Twitter: @TallTallTreees

Upcoming tour dates:
2/22 @ Crocodile in Seattle, WA
2/23 @ Biltmore in Vancouver, Canada
2/24 @ HOLOCENE in Portland, OR
2/26 @ Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA
2/27 @ Moe’s Alley in Santa Cruz, CA
3/01 @ Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA
3/02 @ The Casbah in San Diego, CA
3/04 @ Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, AZ
3/16 @ Attucks Theatre in Norfolk, VA
3/29 @ Rockwood Music Hall in New York, NY
3/30 @ ArtsQuest in Bethlehem, PA
4/19 @ Dreamaway Lodge in Becket, MA

About BTR Live Studio:
BTR Live Studio features a mix of breaking and established musicians playing exclusive sets in our studios, then sitting down for a chat with host Maia MacDonald. Maia is a musician and DJ who’s been involved with the music scene for a number of years and has a knack for asking the questions that musicians actually enjoy answering. Watch more episodes of BTR Live Studio on our Blip page: http://blip.tv/btrlivestudio