I dig this guy, as I find him a bit of a kindred spirit
2 diverse vids. The first time i watched this i thought they were only going the play fiddle. It bowled me oever.
This one should be manditory ciriculum Jazz 101. Like David Lindley says,"There's only one instrument." How the gifted mind connects to the bow, string, or vocal chord, is what it's all about.
Pretty hard to top this guy....
2012 Ford Escape
Fender Medium Guitar Pick
3 Cats & 1 Worn-Out Dog
Garcia & Grisman
Sorry I don't know how to embed it.
Nothing but mandolins!
Another one from MC; so many ways to play a simple song!
His quote from the notes "A little bit of old time and a little bit of Old Bill "
This is great mando and music education, thank you all.
Keep em coming.......
Gotta do it -- Marshall and Thile doing Gator Strut on Woodsongs ... Thile going nuts toward the end.... really wonderful energy between these two guys.
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Weber Gallatin Mandocello
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Look up (to see whats comin down)
RIP John [/QUOTE]
One of my favoites (clip and artist)
An American (mandolin) song about an Irish girl...
Well, not really mando content in this one, though Silly Wizard was an amazing band, what with Phil and Johnny Cunningham and all:
Then this one; unfortunately, no live video, but the song is probably their best:
"When I heard what Socrates had done on the lyre, I wished indeed even [I had done] that...but certainly I labored hard in letters!" - Cicero, "Cato the Elder on Old Age"
Mastercraft MSF400 F-style mandolin
Late 19th Century Ferrari(?) Bowlback
No-name, early 20th Century British Mandoline-Banjo
1960s Harmony Baritone Ukelele
The Magic Fluke Flea Soprano Ukelele (in 5ths!)
1910 German Stradivarius 1717 copy, unknown maker
1890(?) German Stradivarius 1725 copy, G.A. Pfreztschner, maker
This may be my all-time mando fav.
But I can tell this thread will adding to my bookmarks.
well you guy's picked a bunch of my favorites already..ones i have in my fav collection at you tube...sam bush doing dylan,pete seeger doing woody's rag..."all night long"..some fretkllr..very cool...
here's a couple local boy's you may know that are some of my favorite vid's
jim's junk..my fav paul solo song..of all of jims vids,this one,the emotion pours from you..
bill's "de los alamos vengo madre" this stop's me everytime...just beautiful..you gotta love the dog man...great one bill
JPJ on mandolin...
...as well as a Jimmy-clone.
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A song from my favorite left-handed Boston Hillbilly...
Jacob Reuven performing Vivaldi...
...and then some Middle-Eastern flavored Jazz with Ensemble Mactub.
no mando content, but i think this would be a great song for on the mandolin...this was a number 1 song in the UK...beating the beatles "let it be"...if you can belive it!! i love this song,they played this at joe strummers funeral...lee should have won a oscar or a grammy for it...
Martin Tallstrom is a great picker. Check out some of his other stuff like freight train, dueling banjos, etc., on his youtube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/pinofluvius
Here's freight train
I'm pretty surprised this hasn't been posted yet, it still blows my mind every single time:
And another, featuring probably the best lineup of musicians in bluegrass or any other genre: