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  1. Mandolin Mondays #381 w/ Special Guest Charlotte Kaiser

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by classical mandolinist Charlotte Kaiser from Saarbrücken, Germany playing a stuning performance of the Jiro Nakano Fantasia no.2 Op.43.

    Charlotte discovered the mandolin at the age of five and made music the center of her life ever since. In 2023 she completed her artistic master’s degree with Juan Carlos Muñoz at the Saar University of Music with distinction. She is the winner ...
  2. Mandolin Mondays #380 w/ Special Guest Andrew Small

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by Virginia multi-instrumentalist Andrew Small of Watkins and Small playing this burning original tune called "Bent Mountain Blues" on his 2014 model A built by Hugh Hansen.

    Andrew Small is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and composer who makes his home in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia. Holding a master's degree in music performance ...
  3. Mandolin Mondays #379 w/ Special Guest Michael Prewitt

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by Special Consensus mandolinist Michael Prewitt playing a killer version of the Bill Monroe tune "Tombstone Junction" on this Pava #498 F5 mandolin.

    International Bluegrass Music Association award nominee Michael Prewitt was born and raised in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains in rural Whitley County, Kentucky, outside of the town of Williamsburg. ...
  4. Mandolin Monday #378 w/ Special Guest Alan Epstein

    Returning to Mandolin Mondays this week, we have Alan Epstein with us playing the old classic "Soldier's Joy" on his brand new Gilchrist Model 4 #841 mandolin.

    Alan appeared on Mandolin Mondays 6 years ago to the day, and since then he's been busy teaching and playing the mandolin, and cooking! In June of 2021, after 25 years of being an active mandolin teacher, Alan took a 1 year break to go to Culinary School ...