Mandolin Cafe News
To celebrate the introduction of D'Addario's EXP74CM, a new custom medium coated mandolin set inspired by mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile, the Mandolin Cafe and D'Addario will launch a giveaway on December 24 with five winning entries selection at random on December 31. Each winning entry will receive 5 sets of D'Addario EXP74CM Mandolin string sets, a Planet Waves mandolin strap, NS Micro Tuner and Mandolin Capo.
December 21, 2014 - 9:00 am
The Hal Leonard Corporation has announced the publication of Bach Two-Part Inventions for Mandolin & Guitar by Carlo Aonzo and John Carlini.
December 20, 2014 - 9:00 am
D'Addario is proud to introduce EXP74CM, a new custom medium coated mandolin set inspired by mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile.
December 18, 2014 - 11:00 am
The Will Patton Ensemble has announced the release of Time's Arrow, a mix of straight ahead and gypsy jazz including two Patton originals and one traditional folk song.
December 17, 2014 - 9:15 am
The International Bluegrass Music Museum of Owensboro has announced Gabrielle M. Gray, the museum's chief executive will end her 12-year tenure as the museum's creative leader and retires as executive director. Gray retains her position as Executive Producer of ROMP, the signature bluegrass music festival she founded in 2004. Gray also remains the museum's primary grant writer.
December 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm
The Hal Leonard Corporation has announced the publication of Hal Leonard Irish Bouzouki Method by Roger Landes.
December 14, 2014 - 5:15 pm
Steve Carlson, the founder of Flatiron Mandolins is once again building instruments after the purchase of ZETA Violins but there are plans for mandolins in the very near future. We catch up with an exclusive interview with one of the true legends of music manufacturing to find out what he's up to.
December 7, 2014 - 5:30 pm
Mandolin Magazine has announced they have ceased publication effective immediately. Please review the news release which contains their letter explaining instructions to subscribers.
December 4, 2014 - 2:30 pm
J.S. Bach Partita in A minor for Solo Flute transcribed for the mandolin in standard notation and tablature is a new self-publication by author Daniel Sellman following up his recent J. S. Bach The Cello Suites for Mandolin and J. S. Bach Sonatas and Partitas for Mandolin.
November 29, 2014 - 8:30 am
The Ragtime Skedaddlers have announced release of their latest project, The Latest Popular Mandolin and Guitar Music, a collection of turn-of-the-century music played on mandolin, banjo and guitar.
November 28, 2014 - 8:15 am
The Hal Leonard Corporation has announced the publication of 101 Mandolin Tips, a compilation of text, photos, music, diagrams, and accompanying audio from renowned stringed instrument performer and instructor Fred Sokolow.
November 14, 2014 - 9:00 am
Mandolin and banjo players seeking Roger Siminoff's recently released balanced-set banjo and mandolin Straight Up Strings can now add them to their online shopping cart at Elderly.com.
November 1, 2014 - 9:15 am
The Plektra Mandolin Ensemble of Sydney has announced the release of their self-titled recording Plektra - Mandolin Ensemble. Initially formed for concert appearances at the BDZ Eurofest in Germany in 2010, they perform a mixture of classical mandolin music and World Music composed by Stephen Lalor who leads the ensemble.
October 31, 2014 - 8:45 am
Peghead Nation, the new website for roots music instruction, gear information and news is now live and serving players of guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro, fiddle, and ukulele.
October 30, 2014 - 8:45 am
Starting November 3, D'Addario Strings and the Mandolin Cafe will hold a special giveaway of the newly packaged and branded D'Addario EJ74 Mandolin String sets. 12 winning entries will be selected with each winner receiving a dozen D'Addario EJ74 sets and a D'Addario t-shirt. Registration will commence on November 3 from a link on the Mandolin Cafe home page with the winning entries drawn at random November 10.
October 28, 2014 - 11:15 pm
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