The one and only Michael Cleveland sets down his fiddle to play us an original mandolin tune for this week's Mandolin Monday! What a hoss! And that Gilchrist mando isn't too shabby either!
10-time IBMA Fiddle Player of the Year, and Grammy Award-Winning recording artist Michael Cleveland is the real deal! He's played fiddle with all the bluegrass legends, including Bill Monroe, Jim and Jesse, Ralph Stanley, Mac Wiseman, Doc
This week on Mandolin Mondays, West Coast mandolinist and composer Ashley Broder brings us an exciting original piece played on her fantastic Apitius mandolin.
Ashley is an incredibly talented, classically trained musician who draws from a wide breadth of styles in her playing and compositions. Her band the Syncopaths exemplify this diversity, combining Scottish, Irish, and American Folk musics with Classical and Jazz sensibilities
Internet sensation and online bluegrass educational guru Banjo Ben Clark sent us a lovely solo arrangement of an old hymn played on his Rattlesnake mandolin.
Ben has had a successful performing career, having toured with Lila McCann, Josh Gracin, and even Taylor Swift. He also made a name for himself as a Nashville songwriter with a coveted publishing deal from Sony Music. But but by far what he's known
The legendary Tim O'Brien stops by Mandolin Mondays to share an original tune on his famous Nugget mandolin.
Multi-instrumentalist, Tim O'Brien needs no introduction. He's the co-founder of the renowned bluegrass band Hot Rize--now celebrating their 40th anniversary as a band. He's a prolific songwriter, having songs recorded by artists such as New Grass Revival, Nickel Creek, Garth Brooks, and the Dixie Chicks. He's also won
This week on Mandolin Mondays we have a very special video from bandolimist Elisa Meyer Ferreira from the band Choro Das 3. Hear her play this jaw-dropping original tune!
Elisa is one of the premier bandolimist from Brazil. She plays fulltime with her family in the internationally acclaimed band Choro Das 3. Together they have a host of incredible recorded work, including their most recent release, Impressions. Check it out