This week on Mandolin Mondays, French mandolinist Bernard Minari sends us a lovely original tune played on his brand new mandolin built by French luthier Jean Marc Perrin.
Bernard plays with Mandolin Mondays expat Daniel Portalès in the project Mando Duo. They have a new album out that features a collection of compelling music ranging from Ragtime to Brazilian Choro, to Irish, to bluegrass. Check it out here: https://duomando.wixsite.com/mandoduo...
The incredible Jake Jolliff of Yonder Mountain String Band sends us his inimitable take on this jazz classic played on his recent 2017 x-braced Gilchrist mandolin.
Originally from Newberg, OR, Jake has basically done it all with the mandolin. While attending the Berklee College of Music, he joined the roots and bluegrass band Joy Kills Sorrow. He won the Winfield National Mandolin Contest in 2012, and now plays with the
This week country music and old time mandolinist extraordinaire Caleb Klauder picks a traditional tune for us on his trusty John Sullivan F5 mandolin.
Caleb represents the best of the Northwest music scene and his music has inspired many people across the globe. He has been touring nationally and internationally for over 20 years. First Caleb toured with acclaimed folk-rock band Calobo, and now he has
Mandolinist for Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Nathan Livers joins us on Mandolin Mondays for a killer cross-tuned version of this old-time classic. Hear that Vessel mandolin sing!
Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Nathan Livers now makes his home in Charlestown, Indiana. He has played in such bands as The ‘Get Down’ Bluegrass Boys, Charlie Lawson & Oak Hill, Gary Brewer & the Kentucky Ramblers, Tony Holt
Young California mando-monster Teo Quale sends us an incredible video from Carter Vintage. That's some serious shredding done on this 2002 Gilchrist mando!
Teo Quale is 12 years old and from California. He has played mandolin for 4 years and fiddle for 9 years. His bands are Crying Uncle and Jubilee. Teo is the 2018 CA State Open Picking Champion, 2018 Weiser National Fiddle Jr Jr Champion and placed Top 5 in the 2018 Grand