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  1. Mandolin Mondays #403 w/ Special Guest R. Wesley Carr

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by 2019 National Mandolin Champion, R. Wesley Carr playing an original tune called "The Chicken Thief" on his Collings MF5 Custom mandolin.

    Recent winner of the prestigious National Mandolin Championships in Winfield, Kansas, R. Wesley Carr has demonstrated a rare ability to combine masterful technique and innovation while paying homage to tradition. ...
  2. Mandolin Mondays #402 w/ Special Guest Ian Coury

    Back with a vengeance! This week Brazilian mandolinst Ian Coury returns to Mandolin Mondays with this virtousic original composition called "Solando no Limbo" (Soloing in Limbo) played on his powerful 10-string bandolim built by Pedro Santos.

    If you're unfamiliar with Ian's work, he's one of the most respected virtuosos of the 10-string bandolim and the Choro genre. Since last on the series, Ian has been busy teaching ...
  3. Mandolin Mondays #401 w/ Special Guest Noah Fishman

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by Maine multi-instrumentalist Noah Fishman and his Campanella Dué mandolin playing this moving original tune entitled "The Way Home" from his recent album.

    Noah Fishman is a performer, composer, and educator. Rooted in Maine, Noah ventures to make bold, playful statements by bending lines between folk, chamber, and jazz. At home on a number of stringed instruments including ...
  4. Mandolin Mondays #400!

    Wow, another huge milestone for Mandolin Mondays--400 consecutive weeks! In celebration, I'm so excited to be with you all this week to play a little music with this 1923 Gibson A model snakehead mandolin that I recently acquired. Been loving the way that Bach's music sounds on this thing, so I thought I'd share my take on the beautiful Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1.

    Can't thank you all enough for watching these 8 years! ...