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  1. Mandolin Mondays #280 w/ Special Guest C.E. Jones

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, classical mandolinist and composer C.E. Jones joins us for a beautiful performance of the "Allemande" from Cello Suite No. 1 by J.S. Bach played on this Gibson F9.



    With a Bachelors degree in Cello Performance and a Masters and Doctorate in Music Composition from West Virginia University, Jones became deeply indoctrinated in the Appalachian traditional folk music. For the past half-decade ...

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  2. Mandolin Mondays #279 w/ Special Guest Tim May

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we've got the amazing Tim May with us playing this original tune that he co-penned with Dave Harvey called "The Lost Chord." Tim sure makes that Ellis F5 mandolin sing!




    Flatpicker Tim May, has been working in the Nashville area for over 20 years as a sideman, session player, band member and performer. Higher profile projects have included touring with Patty loveless and John ...
  3. Mandolin Mondays #278 w/ Special Guest Ian Coury

    Brazilian mandolin prodigy Ian Coury brings us a mind-bending performance on this Brazilian Choro classic "Corta Jaca" played on his powerful 10-string mandolin built by Tércio Ribeiro.



    Ian was born in Brazil on February 4, 2002, and started playing mandolin when he was 8 years old. At the age of 11, he took the stage with Hamilton de Holanda, his idol. At 12, he made his first solo show at the renowned Clube do ...
  4. Mandolin Mondays #277 w/ Special Guest Audrey Mendenhall

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, Boston-area mandolinist Audrey Mendenhall of the bands Stoneface Mountain Stringband and The Mendenhall Sisters joins us to share a few burning passes on the classic mandolin tune "El Cumbanchero" played on her Kentucky F5 mandolin.



    Audrey is a mandolin player to keep your eye on. Her work with the Lexington/Bedford-based band Stoneface Mountain and with her sister in The Mendenhall ...
  5. Mandolin Mondays #276 w/ Special Guest Kevin Macleod

    All the way from Scotland, mandolinist Kevin Macleod joins us this week on Mandolin Mondays for a lovely set of traditional Scottish tunes played on his Stefan Sobell mandolin.



    Kevin is a multi-instrumentalist from Edinburgh, Scotland who has a deep history in traditional Celtic music. Over the years, he's made music with some of the biggest names in this music, including Alec Finn & Frankie Gavin of De Danann, Ali ‘Beag’ ...
  6. Mandolin Mondays #275 w/ Special Guest Isaac Casas

    Mandolinist Isaac Casas of the Spanish acoustic group WoodSpell joins us for Mandolin Mondays this week to share this compelling original, programatic composition about his own personal octopus encounter experience. Read more about the story and the beautiful Prucha F5 he's playing below:



    Isaac has played music his whole life. In 2014 he bought tickets to see Brad Mehldau in a duet tour with someone called Chris Thile. It ...
  7. Mandolin Mondays #274 w/ Special Guest Ruby Mae Shiels

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, multi-instrumentalist Ruby Mae Shiels joins us from France to perform this compelling original composition entitled "Outside" played on her A style Summit mandolin.



    In addition to her impressive solo mandolin work on YouTube and social media, Ruby plays with several music groups including her family folk band The Shiels and her new progressive enterprise with The Village Vandals. ...
  8. Mandolin Mondays #273 w/ Special Guest Flynn Cohen

    A bit of novelty on Mandolin Mondays this week! Multi-instrumentalist Flynn Cohen of Low Lily joins us for an original microtonal fiddle tune called "The Last of Biff" played on his modified vintage Gibson mandolin that has two partial-frets and one micro-tuned course.



    Acoustic Guitar and mandolin player Flynn Cohen has performed all over the world with many notable acts in traditional and contemporary acoustic music. ...
  9. Mandolin Mondays #272 w/ Special Guest G Rockwell

    New England multi-instrumentalist G Rockwell joins us this week on Mandolin Mondays for a spin on this original tune "Swimming Upstream" played on his toneful Collings MTO Mandolin.



    An award winning multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, and bandleader, G Rockwell has performed and competed across the country, sharing the stage with such luminaries as Michael Daves, Bela Fleck, and more.

    At age ...
  10. Mandolin Mondays #271 w/ Special Guest Frédéric Bourgeois

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, prolific Celtic mandolin educator, performer, and YouTuber, Frédéric Bourgeois (aka Tergal14) joins us for a lovely jig called "Machine Moran" composed by Rory McMahon, played on a beautiful Collings MT2O.



    Tergal14 Irish Mandolin lessons is a very popular mandolin YouTube channel that hosts a plethora of Irish mandolin video lessons and transcriptions. For the past decade or more, Frédéric ...
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