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  1. Mandolin Mondays #238 w/ Special Guest Danilo Brito

    Brazilian mandolin and Choro master Danilo Brito, brings us an incredibly special performance of Luperce Miranda's virtuosic composition "Quando me Lembro" played on Danilo's Brazilian made mandolin for this week's Mandolin Mondays.



    Danilo Brito is a Brazilian mandolinist and composer whose international recognition lies on his extraordinary musical skills, on his unique ability to inspire emotion and on his outstanding ...
  2. One more

    This second one is a cover of Vulfpeck's Lonely Town.

  3. A couple new mandolin solo things.

    I've been trying to learn how to play upright bass a bit. My technique needs a lot of work but I just finished up working on these two mandolin/clarinet/guitar heavy arrangements.

    This first one is a cover from a Larry Goldings record that I wanted to learn the hammond organ for. My good friend John Posey plays a wonderful guitar solo on this one.

  4. Mandolin Mondays #237 w/ Special Guest Jacob Matthess

    UK mandolinist and master illustrator Jacob Matthess joins us this week on Mandolin Mondays for an impressive take on Andy Irvine with this Irish medley played on Jacob's powerful Krishot F5 Fern built by Eduard Kristufek in 2002.



    Jacob grew up in Northern Ireland and the States, but now lives in Glasgow, Scotland while finishing his university degree. He is not only an incredible musician but has become ...
  5. Mandolin Mondays #236 w/ Special Guest Zachary Alvis

    Mandolinist with bluegrass gospel group Chosen Road, Zachary Alvis joins us on Mandolin Mondays this week for a classic fiddle tune played on his sweet Aleyas LF-5 built by Lee Chapman.



    Zach is a founding member of the band Chosen Road which has been going strong for the past 10 years. Recently, they were nominated for IMEA’s “Album of the Year” and “Gospel Band of the Year” and were also on the ballot ...
  6. We Are Moving!

    Just a note to let you know the shop is now shutdown until September, when we're set up at our new place. The exception are our used MAC instruments will still be available (have one you won't want to miss coming up soon).
    We'll miss the old school, but it's a bit big for us now, and we retain all of the memories of luthiers, players, vendors, dealers, and mandolins.

    So schedule your Mando's trip to 'The Mando Spa', as several of our players have taken to calling it, in the ...

    Updated Jul-12-2020 at 4:28pm by Mary Weber

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  7. Mandolin Mondays #235 w/ Special Guest Spencer Strickland

    Master guitar and mandolin luthier Spencer Strickland shows off his playing chops for us this week on Mandolin Mondays with a couple spins on "Around the Horn" with his Gerald Anderson F5 mandolin.



    Spencer Strickland grew up in Lambsburg, VA, and started playing mandolin at the age of ten.
    Since then, Spencer has gone on to win prestigious awards such as 1st place mandolin at the 2004 ...
  8. Mason Mandolin

    Has anyone heard and could give me some info on a Mason mandolin built by R. Mason in Norwich Ohio 1978. #2. Serial. 78002. Model F5. Master copy by Gibson supposedly only 3 made and I have #2. Could anyone help me info ,,value etc. Thanks Ronnie