Interviews

The David Grisman Interview
The David Grisman Interview
The Mandolin Cafe's Forum members have the questions, and mandolin legend David Grisman has the answers for a special two-part interview.
October 3, 2010 - 8:00 pm
10 Questions For Christopher Acquavella
10 Questions For Christopher Acquavella
We visit with San Diego based classical mandolinist Christopher Acquavella, a featured workshop leader and performer at next month's Classical Mandolin Society of America Convention in Seattle, Washington.
September 12, 2010 - 8:30 pm
10 Questions for Jody Stecher
10 Questions for Jody Stecher
Jody Stecher's mandolin playing and singing as a member of The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band will be on display in September with the release of the recording Legacy. We catch up with Jody for this extended interview about the new recording and his musical career.
August 26, 2010 - 6:30 am
The Ronnie McCoury Interview
The Ronnie McCoury Interview
The Mandolin Cafe's Forum members have the questions, and mandolin legend Ronnie McCoury has the answers for another of our extended feature interviews.
August 19, 2010 - 8:15 pm
10 Questions For Wayne Helfrich
10 Questions For Wayne Helfrich
We visit with Wayne Helfrich, a music fan who chronicled the early 70s Bluegrass scene with some amazing photos and stories for this exclusive Mandolin Cafe interview.
August 12, 2010 - 6:00 am
10 Questions for Laura Weber Cash
10 Questions for Laura Weber Cash
On September 10, 2010, the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro will observe Bill Monroe's 99th birthday (September 13 the actual date of his birth) with a two-year exhibit that includes his original mandolin headplate. We interview Laura Weber Cash, the owner of this historic icon.
August 3, 2010 - 4:15 am
The Roland White Interview
The Roland White Interview
The Mandolin Cafe's Forum members have the questions, and mandolin legend Roland White has the answers for another of our extended feature interviews.
June 13, 2010 - 5:45 pm
10 Questions for Trevor Moyle
10 Questions for Trevor Moyle
Brighton, England, is home to The Acoustic Music Company, owned and operated by Trevor Moyle who has created the ultimate destination outside of the United States for finely crafted U.S. built mandolins.
May 30, 2010 - 4:45 pm
The Doyle Lawson Interview
The Doyle Lawson Interview
The Mandolin Cafe's Forum members have the questions, and Doyle Lawson has the answers for another of our extended feature interviews with a true legend of bluegrass music.
May 16, 2010 - 7:45 am
The F-5L Mandolin - A turning point in the history of Gibson's acoustic string instruments
The F-5L Mandolin - A turning point in the history of Gibson's acoustic string instruments
Roger Siminoff recounts his days working with Gibson during the 1970s and time that saw the birth of the F-5L and Gibson's return to once again building great mandolins.
May 9, 2010 - 9:00 pm
The Sam Bush Interview
The Sam Bush Interview
The Mandolin Cafe's Forum members have the questions, and Sam Bush has the answers for another of our extended feature interviews.
April 11, 2010 - 7:00 pm
10 Questions for Sierra Hull
10 Questions for Sierra Hull
The Mandolin Cafe checks in with mandolin wonder-kid Sierra Hull for a mini-interview to check on her first year at college and a new instructional mandolin DVD just published on AcuTab.
April 5, 2010 - 12:00 pm
The Don Stiernberg Interview
The Don Stiernberg Interview
The Mandolin Cafe's message board members engage Chicago-based jazz mandolinist extraordinaire Don Stiernberg for another of our exclusive extended interviews.
March 17, 2010 - 6:00 am
10 Questions for Lowell Levinger
10 Questions for Lowell Levinger
Dan Beimborn interviews Lowell Levinger, owner and operator of one of the hot vintage instruments spots on the web and a former rock and roll star, software developer
March 5, 2010 - 6:30 am
10 Questions for Mick Buck
10 Questions for Mick Buck
Residing a few hundred yards from Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium, the birthplace of country music, Bill Monroe's July 9, 1923 Lloyd Loar F5 mandolin rests in the care of the Country Music Hall of Fame, and more directly under the watchful eye of curator Mick Buck.
February 25, 2010 - 3:30 pm
The Mike Marshall Interview
The Mike Marshall Interview
The Mandolin Cafe's message board members engage one of the most versatile and in-demand acoustic stringed musicians on the planet, Mike Marshall, for this exclusive extended interview.
February 10, 2010 - 10:00 pm
10 Questions for Alison Stephens
10 Questions for Alison Stephens
Classical mandolinist Alison Stephens drops by for an extended interview with the Mandolin Cafe. Find out why she's in demand for everything from movie soundtracks to concerts and theater work in England.
January 20, 2010 - 8:00 am
The Mike Compton Interview
The Mike Compton Interview
The Mandolin Cafe's message board members engage bluegrass and old-time master Mike Compton for an extended interview.
January 7, 2010 - 7:45 am
The Paul Glasse Interview
The Paul Glasse Interview
The Mandolin Cafe's message board members engage Austin, Texas based jazz mandolinist Paul Glasse for an extended interview.
December 15, 2009 - 10:15 am
10 Questions for Jeff Dearinger from A Kansas Nutcracker
10 Questions for Jeff Dearinger from A Kansas Nutcracker
We interview Jeff Dearinger, the arranger and conductor for A Kansas Nutcracker, put on each year by the Lawrence Arts Center in Lawrence, Kansas. This Nutcracker has a few mandolin family instruments in the orchestra pit, and the reason why might surprise you.
December 1, 2009 - 8:45 pm
The John Reischman Interview
The John Reischman Interview
The Mandolin Cafe message board community submits their questions to John Reischman for this special interview.
October 25, 2009 - 8:00 pm
The Chris Thile Interview
The Chris Thile Interview
10 questions with Chris Thile.
October 26, 2006 - 6:00 am

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