Southern Rail’s performances are high-energy exuberant fun, with riveting harmonies, irrepressible humor and sparkling banjo and mandolin solo work.
“Simply outstanding!” Top rating by Cybergrass (Internet Bluegrass magazine)
“Beautiful quartet singing...a pure winner.” SPGMA’s Bluegrass Music News
“First rate bluegrass...precise harmonies, sharp instrumental work...soaring and lush.” Boston Herald
“The vocal harmonies are exquisite and the musicianship is impeccable.” Radio Star, Ireland
”The phones went nuts over this!” KVML, CA
“A genuine jewel” Beringen Country Radio, Belgium
“One of the most original and exciting groups in bluegrass” Powe’r Pickin’, CO
"Jim Muller has one of the most distinctive voices in Bluegrass today. It is the type of voice from which bluegrass legends have been made.” Bluegrass Now, Rolla, MO
"Beautiful and creative arrangements, emotionally knife-edged" Twangin' Country Magazine, CA
"The musicianshop is superb, the vocals rich, and the energy fun. Excellent!" New England Performer Mag.
"One of the most significant groups in contemporary bluegrass...on the cutting edge of creativity."
Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine, VA
"Unplugged and untamed! One of the hottest groups on the cicuit!" Chico News & Review, Chico, CA
“There's a renewed exuberance in SOUTHERN RAIL's harmonies and playng that seems to emanate from meticulous attention to composition and a sheer joy in picking." Dirty Linen Magazine, Baltimore, MD.
"Southern Rail's musical arsenal is formidable." Worcester Magazine, Worcester, MA
“The best Gospel CD I’ve ever heard!” WXCF, Clifton Forge, VA
“Bluegrass Gospel at some of its most heartfelt emotion. Beautiful.” WTSR, NJ
"Southern Rail's music shines!" Richmond Times Dispatch, Richmond, VA
"The songwriting is fantastic. You're a smash in Houston! There hasn't been a slowdown of requests for Southern Rail." KPFT-FM, Houston, Texas
"Southern Rail brims with contemporary energy, harmonies and nuance while featuring lots of original material...A bluegrass band with the total package of style, material, vocals and picking. They stand ready for an international breakout." Bluegrass Canada Magazine
"Invigorating picking, riveting harmonies. They have a real hit on their on their hands." Patriot Ledger, MA
"A talented, polished group... strong tight harmonies, and a good dose of creativity to give it all their own stamp." Victory Review, Boney Lake, WA
"There's warmth and depth in a SOUTHERN RAIL performance. The joy and talent in their music will make people happy for a long time". Worcester Telegram & Gazette, MA