Mandolin Cafe News
Disney Songs for Mandolin is a new publication from Hal Leonard, a collection of 25 Disney classics in standard notation and tablature with with chord diagrams, chord symbols and lyrics.
May 11, 2014 - 12:45 pm
The Grascals founding member Danny Roberts is out with another outstanding solo recording entitled Nighthawk, set for release May 20.
May 8, 2014 - 12:30 pm
Berklee College of Music hosts its first American Roots Weekend, June 20-22, for acoustic musicians who perform bluegrass, blues, folk, country, acoustic jazz, and swing on instruments such as violin, viola, cello, bass, mandolin, guitar, and harp. Berklee string instructor Joe Walsh, a mandolin player who has performed with Ricky Skaggs, Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck and others, will lead the weekend.
May 5, 2014 - 1:30 pm
ASAP Irish Mandolin: Learn How to Play the Irish Way is a new project from Centerstream Publishing authored by Doc Rossi.
May 2, 2014 - 8:30 am
Old Time String Band Music for Mandolin by Joseph Weidlich is a new collection of over 70 old-time music period songs recorded mostly by Ernest Stoneman or the duo Grayson and Whitter during the 1920s and early 1930s.
April 25, 2014 - 8:45 am
Ted Eschliman of JazzMando.com catches up with Don Julin for an exclusive interview about his follow-up publication for Wiley, Mandolin Exercises For Dummies.
April 17, 2014 - 12:15 pm
The Swannanoa Gathering Folk Arts Workshops of Warren Wilson College invite you to join them as they celebrate their 23nd season with their newest workshops: Mando and Banjo Week, August 3-9, featuring a staff of some of the world's finest players, and offering a wide variety of classes for mandolin, 5-string banjo, and guitar.
April 8, 2014 - 2:30 pm
We interview Jon Green, the new owner of Calton Cases now based in Austin, Texas. The design and the build process have both been updated, concerns expressed under a previous owner have been addressed, and Jon fills us in on all the details we'd like to know about Calton in this exclusive interview.
April 7, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Jim Richter, Kimble Mandolins and Grant Street Inn present the 2014 Jim Richter Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us, July 24-26, 2014 at the historic Grant Street Inn.
April 5, 2014 - 11:00 am
Microjazz for Mandolin is the name of a new publication authored by Christopher Norton published by Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd., a prominent British based publishing house.
April 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm
Cracker Barrel and pop legend Madonna have announced collaboration on a new project entitled Bluegrass Material Girl, a collection of traditional acoustic string band music featuring her vocals in the style of Bill Monroe.
April 1, 2014 - 7:45 am
Homespun Music Instruction has announced the availability of two important video instructional products from the late John McGann. John McGann's Rhythm Mandolin: From Bluegrass to Celtic to Swing and Sound Fundamentals: Touch, Tone and Technique for Mandolin had been out of print and increasingly difficult to obtain since his untimely passing.
March 22, 2014 - 12:30 pm
Kansas City based music and outdoor writer Bill Graham provides this interview with bluegrass legend Byron Berline while he was in town for the 2014 Folk Alliance Conference.
March 18, 2014 - 2:00 pm
Django in June, New England's premier occasion to celebrate the music of Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt is proud to welcome premier jazz mandolinist Don Stiernberg to their staff for their annual meeting June 17-22, 2014 on the campus of Smith College, Northampton, Mass.
March 17, 2014 - 8:00 pm
J. S. Bach The Cello Suites for Mandolin is a new self-publication by author Daniel Sellman following up his recent J. S. Bach Sonatas and Partitas for Mandolin. The book contains the complete Suites for Unaccompanied Cello transposed and transcribed for mandolin in staff notation and tablature.
March 12, 2014 - 7:45 am
Last Updated: December 21st, 2014 - 9:05 am