Mandolin Cafe News
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
The 2015 Hill Country Acoustic Music Camp will hold their Winter Acoustic Music weekend produced by R.B. Miller on January 9-11 at the Mt. Wesley Conference Center in Kerrville and will feature Steve Smith and Billy Bright in the mandolin faculty along with an all-star case of supporting instructors on banjo, guitar, fiddle, bass and voice.
October 12, 2014 - 5:30 pm
ArtistWorks, the leading provider of interactive online music lessons, is joining forces once again with Mandolin Cafe to present a fun-filled and informative live online workshop with world-renowned mandolin player and ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass online artist Mike Marshall, October 14 at 7:00 p.m. Central.
October 11, 2014 - 11:00 am
Brooklyn based journalist Bradley Klein visits with Eric Jay, the son of Stan Jay of Mandolin Brothers to help the family share the sad news of Stan's hospitalization with lymphoma.
October 9, 2014 - 9:15 pm
Carlo Aonzo's 15th Annual Carlo Aonzo Manhattan Workshop will be held June 4-7, 2015, providing a wonderful opportunity for musical growth for players of all mandolin-family instruments, from intermediate through professional.
October 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm
Acoustic Oasis has released new tracks and alternate takes from the last recorded sessions of Jethro Burns with Don Stiernberg on guitar combining it into a three CD collection entitled Jethro Burns Legacy. We sat down with David Grisman and Don Stiernberg to get the inside story on the last recorded music from one of the great legends of the mandolin.
October 5, 2014 - 5:30 pm
Rebel Records has announced a September 30, 2014 release date for If You Only Knew: The Best of Larry Rice. Rice, the brother of Tony and Wyatt Rice, passed away May 13, 2006 after a long battle with cancer. His legacy includes several superb bluegrass recordings that featured his singer/songwriter and mandolin talents.
September 17, 2014 - 9:00 am
The duet of Jimmy Gaudreau and Moondi Klein have returned with another superb recording entitled If I Had a Boat, set for release on Rebel Records, September 30, 2014.
September 16, 2014 - 9:15 am
With Hot Rize set to release When I'm Free, their first studio recording in 25 years, we sat down with legendary lead singer, mandolinist and fiddler Tim O'Brien for an inside look at the band, the new project and an extended tour that starts this week.
September 9, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Last Updated: May 29th, 2015 - 8:35 am