This week on Mandolin Mondays we have a special guest all the way from Sweden! Check out Magnus Zetterlund playing this beautiful traditional Swedish tune on his toneful Phoenix 2-point mandolin.
In 2007, Magnus became the first Swedish mandolinist to graduate from higher education when he completed his studies at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. Today he teaches mandolin and guitar
Mandolin Mondays #136: The great UK multi-instrumentalist Charlotte Carrivick sends us a lovely chord melody arrangement of an old swing number played on her amazing mandolin built by Czech luthier Eduard Kriötůfek.
Charlotte has been at the head of the UK bluegrass and acoustic music scene for some time now. Though guitar is her main instrument, she is talented at everything from mandolin to trumpet. She's a core part of
Eli Wildman from Floyd, VA, joins us on Mandolin Mondays for an old time tune played on his unique Stanley Lorton F5 mandolin.
Eli is an up and coming mandolin player to look out for. He's already making a name for himself playing with his family band The Wildmans, having shared the stage with such names as Sammy Shelor, Sierra Hull, Billy Strings, Darol Anger and Joe K. Walsh. This fall he'll be head
Owner and administrator of the Mandolin Archive website, Dan Beimborn sends us some jigs all the way from Norfolk, England played on his one-of-a-kind 1909 Gibson F4.
Dan has been a huge contributor to the online mandolin community for the past 15 years. His site http://www.mandolinarchive.com/ is the premier online database for vintage and boutique mandolins. period. But sadly not as many people know Dan for his incredible
Australian mandolin guru Paddy Montgomery joins us on Mandolin Mondays for some Queen played on a well-loved Collings MT-L (left-handed).
Paddy is a part of many groups in Australia including the Down Under bluegrass powerhouse Buffalo Nickel--a trio with fiddler George Jackson and guitarist Daniel Watkins. They have an impressive digital EP for sale--check it out here: https://buffalonickelaus.bandcamp.com/releases