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  1. Mandolin Mondays #239 w/ Special Guest Daniel Coolik

    The amazing jazz mandolinist Daniel Coolik of The Revelers stops by Mandolin Mondays this week to share a gorgeous take on this old Tin Pan Alley standard played on his personally modified Kalamazoo electric mandolin.



    A consummate musician’s musician, Daniel Coolik, originally from Atlanta, Georgia, swept into the Lafayette, LA scene in 2009 and quickly added his name to many respectable rosters, loaning ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Mandolin Mondays #234 w/ Special Guest Evan Davies

    Mandolin player of British Bluegrass band The Often Herd, Evan Davies joins us this week on Mandolin Mondays for a modern take on this old time tune played on his Lebeda F5 Standard.



    Evan is a Yorkshire-based musician known for his proficiency on the mandolin, guitar and fiddle, and for his soulful singing and songwriting. He has toured around the UK and Europe and played at festivals including Edinburgh ...
  7. Mandolin Mondays #233 w/ Special Guest Nick Chandler

    Nick Chandler of NC bluegrass band Nick Chandler and Delivered, stops by Mandolin Mondays this week to play this original tune on his Carl Spann Mandolin.



    Nick Chandler and Delivered is a hard driving traditional bluegrass band from Western North Carolina. After many successful years focusing on Gospel music, Nick has released a long awaited bluegrass album, Groceries, Gas and Used Cars, and he is getting ...
  8. Mandolin Mondays #232 w/ Special Guest Sam Frangos-Rhodes

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, New Zealand mandolinist Sam Frangos-Rhodes brings the heat on this original tune played on his David Harvey 2012 Gibson custom F-5L Custom Fern.



    Sam began playing fiddle at the age of 6 and has developed his love of bluegrass by watching the NZ bluegrass greats The Hamilton County Bluegrass Band. Now he's branched out to guitar and mandolin, and has become a core part of ...
  9. Mandolin Mondays #231 /// "Wildwood Flower"

    Hey folks! Happy Mandolin Mondays! I just launched a new Patreon page and, and decided to celebrate with a little "Wildwood Flower."



    You can expect a lot more videos like this to come! Head over to my Patreon page to get the tab/notation transcription of this performance and a bunch more weekly mandolin content: https://www.patreon.com/davidbenedictmandolin

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  10. Mandolin Mondays #230 w/ Special Guest Tapas Roy

    All the way from India, the amazing Tapas Roy brings us an amazing video for this week's Mandolin Mondays. Here's Tapas original composition played on his beautiful Mintu Biswas Mandolin.



    Tapas Roy, is a versatile mandolin player from India. He began his musical journey with the Dotara, at the age of ten, learning from his father Pdt Paritosh Roy who was a legendary Bengali folk music composer and a renowned Dotara player. ...

    Updated Jun-02-2020 at 2:52am by dbmandolin

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