Mandolin Cafe News
Award-winning mandolinist and music producer David Grisman announced today the high-definition release of Old & In The Way - The Complete Boarding House Tapes.
October 1, 2013 - 12:30 pm
Scarpology - Mapping the Mandolin Fretboard and Introduction to Improvisation is the title of a new self-published study by author Steven Horn.
September 30, 2013 - 12:00 pm
We pay tribute to the founder of JazzMando.com, author of Getting Into Jazz Mandolin and the chief moderator of the Mandolin Cafe's forum: our feature interview with Ted Eschliman.
September 29, 2013 - 9:00 pm
Acoustic Oasis has announced the release of Muddy Roads, a new studio recording from the David Grisman Bluegrass Experience.
September 24, 2013 - 8:00 am
The Del McCoury Band has announced the pending release their next album, The Streets of Baltimore, available to the public on September 17 and available for pre-order now.
September 13, 2013 - 7:15 am
Sharon Gilchrist, Caleb Klauder, Butch Waller and special guest Ron Thomason will lead an all-star mandolin instructor team for this year's Walker Creek Music Camp held October 11-14, 2013 between Petaluma and Tomales Bay, about an hour drive north of the San Francisco.
September 10, 2013 - 1:00 pm
Daniel Sellman, a UK based mandolinist has announced the self-publication of J. S. Bach Sonatas and Partitas for Mandolin: the complete Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin transcribed for mandolin in staff notation and tablature.
September 9, 2013 - 8:00 am
Backyard Green Films has announced the release of a new documentary entitled Herschel Sizemore: Mandolin in B, a film surrounding the events of a benefit concert held for Sizemore and his wife February 19, 2012, as a result of them both being diagnosed with cancer on the same date in the Fall, 2011.
September 5, 2013 - 7:30 pm
Brooklyn based journalist Bradley Klein visits with Chris Thile in this first of a two-part interview regarding the recording of Bach's Sonatas and Partitas.
September 4, 2013 - 12:00 pm
Mel Bay has announced the publication of Bach E Major Prelude from the Partita No. 3 for Solo Violin Transcribed for Mandolin. The book and audio include fingerings, tablature and a slow performance of the piece.
August 27, 2013 - 9:30 am
To celebrate the release of Chris Thile's latest album, Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1, D'Addario Strings, Collings Guitars and Mandolins and the Mandolin Cafe are giving away a brand new Collings MT2 mandolin. Registration for the opportunity to win this spectacular instrument will commence on the Mandolin Cafe web site on September 3 with a grand winner and runners-up selected after the close of registration September 22.
August 18, 2013 - 7:30 pm
Kansas City based music and outdoor writer Bill Graham provides this interview with Australian based builder Graham McDonald on a visit to Kansas City and the hunt to see a Hardwood Mandolin and the owners of a Kansas City based company that sold them decades ago.
August 14, 2013 - 10:00 pm
Tom Bekeny, best known for his work in the Kathy Kallick, Laurie Lewis and other prominent West coast bluegrass bands has a new recording out with some impressive jazz chops on display in Jazzolin.
August 8, 2013 - 1:30 pm
Nonesuch Records has announced the release of an album of three Bach works recorded by mandolin virtuoso and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile scheduled for August 6. Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1 comprises three works written for solo violin: Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001; Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002; and Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003.
August 4, 2013 - 3:15 pm
Mandolin Troubadour is a new EP project from Brian Oberlin, Music Director of the Oregon Mandolin Orchestra and host and founder of the River of the West Mandolin Camp. This is his third solo recording.
August 3, 2013 - 7:14 pm
Last Updated: April 17th, 2014 - 6:16 am