One Up, Two Down hail from three countries joined by the Pacific Ocean. Fiddler George Jackson and guitarist Daniel Watkins, from New Zealand and Australia respectively, are back to back winners of the Australian Bluegrass Scholarship ('12, '13) and veteran touring musicians in the Australian bluegrass scene. Together with North Carolinian, Yale School of Music trained (MM '13) double bassist Andrew Small, they bring together raw old-time groove, bluegrass dexterity, and folk storytelling. The music showcases a deep respect for tradition while simultaneously establishing these musicians as boundary pushing musical explorers. No barrier is too great to stand between musicians with a powerful musical connection and One Up, Two Down is a perfect example of music bringing people together. The band's debut self-titled EP was recorded in late 2013 in Nashville, TN. Their follow-up EP, "A Day on the Quay", was recorded on Circular Quay in Sydney, Australia and is set for release in January 2016.