‘Banjos in Space’: OKC entertainer Lucas Ross reaches for the stars with new album

By Brandy McDonnellFeatures writerbmcdonnell@oklahoman.comWhen considering the history of music, movies and television based on outer space, several sonic signifiers come to mind, from the brassy power of John Williams’ “Imperial March” from the “Star Wars” saga to the eerie theremin in Bernard Herrmann’s score for 1951’s “The Day the Earth Stood Still.”
The bright, tinny sound of a banjo isn’t often associated with the far reaches of the galaxy, which is why Lucas Ross wanted to explore such unlikely territory with his latest collection of comedic, kid-friendly tunes.
“Some of it came from all the ‘Star Wars’ things that have been going on, and especially recently, all the space stuff, with Rover and with us going to Mars,” Ross said.Read more on NewsOK.com

By Brandy McDonnell
Features writer
bmcdonnell@oklahoman.com

When considering the history of music, movies and television based on outer space, several sonic signifiers come to mind, from the brassy power of John Williams’ “Imperial March” from the “Star Wars” saga to the eerie theremin in Bernard Herrmann’s score for 1951’s “The Day the Earth Stood Still.”

The bright, tinny sound of a banjo isn’t often associated with the far reaches of the galaxy, which is why Lucas Ross wanted to explore such unlikely territory with his latest collection of comedic, kid-friendly tunes.

“Some of it came from all the ‘Star Wars’ things that have been going on, and especially recently, all the space stuff, with Rover and with us going to Mars,” Ross said.
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