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  1. Mandolin Mondays #334 w/ Special Guest Baron Collins-Hill

    Returning to Mandolin Mondays this week we have Mandolin YouTuber and educator extraordinaire Baron Collins-Hill of MandoLessons here with us to play this original tune "Cosimo's Flight" on his 10 string A. Lawrence Smart Mandocello.

    If you've played mandolin for any stretch of time, then chances are you've seen Baron's wealth of free online mandolin educational resources through his successful YouTube channel ...
  2. Mandolin Mondays #333 w/ Special Guest Alan Bibey

    Back on Mandolin Mondays this week, the incredible Alan Bibey is with us to play a fiery solo version of the classic swing and gypsy jazz number "Limehouse Blues," with his custom A40 replica mandolin.

    Alan is a mandolinist who needs no introduction! He's made a huge mark on the mandolin and bluegrass world through his work with numerous award-winning projects, including The New Quicksilver, IIIrd Tyme Out, BlueRidge ...
  3. Mandolin Peghead Scroll Repaired

    Here's one I thought you might like- there's a few of these out there!

    After the scroll was broken off they filed it down on the peghead to soften the edges and blend in a bit. So, the old scroll (which they kept) wouldn't fit and a new scroll had to made.

    Before and after pics.
    The owner wanted the back of the peghead left dull, but they can be shined up like the front.

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  4. Mandolin Mondays #332 w/ Special Guest Magnus Zetterlund

    Back on Mandolin Mondays this week, we have Swedish mandolinist Magnus Zetterlund with us playing a beautiful Swedish fiddle tune called "Halls Lilla Vals" written by Jon Erik Hall (1877-1948) from Bergsjö in Hälsingland.
    Magnus is playing a sweet a electro-acoustic Phoenix Jazz mandolin.

    Magnus Zetterlund (b.1980) is an award-winning mandolin player and instructor from Sweden. He is a prominent musician ...
  5. Mandolin Mondays #331 w/ Special Guest Tom Wright

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we have 10 string mandolin player Tom Wright with us, carving up a fun medley of "Big Yellow Taxi" and "La Bamba" on his Thomas Buchanan mandolin.

    Tom grew up in Washington, D.C. listening to classical music and studying violin. The creative explosion of the sixties caught his ear and he learned guitar and the songs of the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, Frank Zappa, and ...
  6. Mandolin Mondays #330 /// "Durang's Hornpipe"

    Been looking at this fun fiddle tune over on my YouTube channel recently, and I thought it would be fun to work up a solo arrangement for Mandolin Mondays here.

    I've got a free pdf tab/notation transcription for all the notes I played in this video right here:

    Also, check out this free lesson video for the ...