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  1. Mandolin Mondays #308 w/ Special Guest Andrew Hendryx

    This week on Mandolin Mondays multi-instrumentalist Andrew Hendryx of the band Yarn is with us to take a spin on a couple classics "A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall" and "I Know You Rider" on his beautiful Collings mandolin.



    Andrew's musical career started at Elon College, NC where he performed with regional folk and jam bands. Later moving to NYC, Andrew co-founded the band Yarn, with which he toured nationally ...
  2. Mandolin Mondays #307 w/ Special Guest Vitor Casagrande

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, we have the amazing Brazilian mandolinist Vitor Casagrande and his Agnaldo Luz mandolin with us to play this beautiful original composition "Clarice" that Vitor wrote for his 4 month old daughter.



    Vitor Casagrande is a mandolinist and composer born in Piracicaba, Brazil. He graduated in cavaquinho at the Music School in Piracicaba, in mandolin from Tatuí, graduated in Music Education ...
  3. Mandolin Mondays #306 w/ Special Guest Ross Holmes

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, the amazing Ross Holmes, fiddler and mandolinist with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, joins us for an original tune with the working title "5G Blues" played on his incredible Dudenbostel A Model #34.



    Multi-instrumentalist, composer, and community activist, Ross Holmes has spent his career touring with Mumford & Sons, Bruce Hornsby, Warren Haynes, Cadillac Sky, and is currently a member ...
  4. Mandolin Mondays #305 w/ Special Guest Jody Stecher

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we have the venerable Jody Stecher with us to play through these two beautiful tunes "Leslie's Waltz" and "A Waltz Like Midnight" on his Stan Miller Mandolin.



    Jody Stecher has been teaching and sharing his love for music since his days in the 1960s as a budding folklorist and influential picker in New York City's old-time and bluegrass scene. Stecher has played virtually every ...
  5. Mandolin Mondays #304 w/ Special Guest Xavier Garci

    Classical mandolinist Xavier Garci from Alicante, Spain joins us for Mandolin Mondays this week for a beautiful performance of this "Courante" movement from the Bach Cello Suite No. 2 played on his Martin Style 4 built in 1907.



    Xavier recently recorded and released an album of the complete Bach Cello suites played on mandolin. Check out this beautiful and comprehensive record over on Xavier's bandcamp page here: ...
  6. Mandolin Mondays #303 w/ Special Guest Mary Meyer

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we have the incredible Nashville mandolinist Mary Meyer here playing the swing standard "Lady Be Good" on her Northfield mandolin.



    Mary is prolific player in the Nashville area--from her tenure in the SPBGMA award-winning family band The Meyerband, to her work with many other bands including the Harper Family, Loose Strings, Diamond Rio, and more.

    Now Mary also, plays ...
  7. Mandolin Mondays #302 /// "Old Beech Leaves"

    Check out the new studio space! So excited to make so much more music and many more lesson videos from this very spot! To kick things off here's a spin on a favorite fall themed tune called "Old Beech Leaves."



    I've got a free tab/notation transcription for all the notes I played in this video right here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vJq...ew?usp=sharing

    If you'd like ...
  8. Mandolin Mondays #301 w/ Special Guest Jeff Cardey

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we've got the great Jeff Cardey with us all with from Belgium to play a pair of original tunes on his 2011 Northfield Big Mon Mandolin.



    Jeff is one of the hardest working mandolinists in Europe. Originally from Manitoba, Canada, Jeff now lives full time in Brussels and plays with a number of successful bluegrass bands in Belgium and the Netherlands. He's well know for his work with the award ...

    Updated Oct-18-2021 at 6:35am by dbmandolin

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  9. Mandolin Mondays #299 w/ Special Guest Adam Miller

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we have Adam Miller of the Lonesome River Band with us to take a spin on the classic fiddle tune "Cherokee Shuffle" with his trusty Northfield mandolin.



    Adam Miller grew up in Erwin, Tennessee. Music has always been a big part of his life. He began singing in church with his family at a young age and soon became interested in playing guitar. He started taking guitar lessons at 7 years ...
  10. Mandolin Mondays #298 w/ Special Guest Silas Powell

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we've got Silas Powell of Silas Powell and the Powell Family Band is with us to play this Monroe classic "Evening Prayer Blues: played on his killer Sorensen mandolin.



    18 year old Silas Powell is a 5th generation picker from the small town of Salem, WV. He is a 4 time Junior Champion of the State of Maryland, and at twelve years old he took 2nd place in the Maryland state adult division, ...
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