Mandolin Cafe News
Mike Marshall and the Turtle Island Quartet is the title of a new release from five of the most versatile string players of our time, set for release on March 18, 2014. Their first album together embodies the joyous, eclectic spirit of American string master Grammy-nominated Mike Marshall and Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet.
February 11, 2014 - 10:00 pm
Back In Time is the debut recording of The Vintage Mandolin Quartet composed of Rob Haines on mandolin family instruments, John Hedgecoth on mandocello, Ron de la Vega on bass and William "Tiger" Fitzhugh on guitars.
February 10, 2014 - 9:00 pm
The 2014 San Diego Classical Mandolin Camp, led by classical mandolinist and educator Chris Acquavella, will take place July 14-20, 2014 at the centrally located Crowne Plaza in San Diego, California.
February 9, 2014 - 6:15 pm
Mel Bay Publications, Inc. has announced a month-long sweepstakes culminating in 3 lucky winners receiving a copy of Don Stiernberg's newly published Jazz Mandolin Appetizers Book/CD Set and a copy of Suzanna Barnes' Mandolin Arpeggio Chart.
February 7, 2014 - 7:30 am
Mel Bay Publications, Inc. has announced the availability of Mandolin Arpeggio Chart by Suzanna Barnes.
February 4, 2014 - 11:30 am
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation has announced the availability of their new Fender Mando-Strat 8 Mandolin, on display at this past week's 2014 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.
January 30, 2014 - 9:45 am
The Loar introduces the Grassroots Series - two all-new mandolins for 2014 that are carefully crafted to deliver high-end sound in a low-key package.
January 28, 2014 - 9:15 pm
An Englishman in New York is a collection of John Dowland lute repertoire just released by New York City based mandolinist Joe Brent and Israel based Alon Sariel who doubled on lute in addition to mandolin.
January 27, 2014 - 7:15 am
New York based mandolinist Joe Brent interviews Avi Avital on the heels of his Carnegie Hall debut and newly released recording Between Worlds.
January 20, 2014 - 5:30 pm
Wiley Publishing has announced a Spring 2014 release of Mandolin Exercises For Dummies, by Don Julin. The initial release will cover Great Britain and English speaking regions of Europe, followed approximately 30 days later by Australia, USA, and Canada.
January 13, 2014 - 5:00 pm
V-Picks, Handmade Guitar and Mandolin Picks manufactured in Nashville, Tennessee, is combining efforts with the Mandolin Cafe to give away 20 sets of picks to members of the site's online forum community.
January 7, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Simon Mayor's The Art Of Mandolin is the newest release from one of the UK's most celebrated mandolinists.
January 4, 2014 - 11:30 am
Deutsche Grammophon has announced the pending release of Avi Avital's Between Worlds for January 14, 2014.
December 12, 2013 - 9:30 am
Mel Bay, Inc. has announced the publication of Don Stiernberg's Jazz Mandolin Appetizers, a Book/CD collection for mandolinists who wish to expand their improvisational vocabulary and spice up their rhythm accompaniment.
November 30, 2013 - 9:00 am
J.S. Bach: Mandolin Play-Along Volume 4 is a new publication just released by Hal Leonard publishers.
November 29, 2013 - 8:45 am
Last Updated: August 27th, 2014 - 7:25 am