This week on Mandolin Mondays, Australian Celtic mandolin master Luke Plumb brings us a set of lively reels played on his sweet 1999 Gilchrist mandolin.
Luke has been at the forefront of the Australian acoustic music for the past 2 decades. Since a stretch of time playing and touring with the popular Scottish fusion band Shooglenifty, Luke has returned to Melbourne to pursue his solo career as producer
Bluegrass mandolin legend Roland White is here on Mandolin Mondays this week with this classic tune done right on his custom 2004 Gibson F5.
Roland has perhaps one of the most impressive resumes in bluegrass history. Over the years, heís contributed to such bands as The Kentucky Colonels, Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys, Lester Flatt and The Nashville Grass, The Country Gazette, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, and more.
Chapel Hill's Andrew Marlin of Mandolin Orange graces Mandolin Mondays this week with an original tune played on his 2000 Tone Bar Gilchrist.
In addition to his well known work as a singer and songwriter for the acclaimed North Carolina acoustic folk duo Mandolin Orange, Andrew also has a distinct artistic voice on the mandolin. Just recently he released a tasteful new album of all original mandolin instrumentals called Buried
This week on Mandolin Mondays British mandolinist Mike Giverin aka "Mando Mike" brings us this amazing original waltz played on his Czech made Kristufek A style mandolin.
Mike has been touring the UK for 10 years with Americana/Bluegrass trio Jaywalkers and they have just released their 4th studio album Time to Save the World back on the 5th of November. The Record contains 10 originals, including
West Virginia mandolin sensation Johnny Staats is with us this week on Mandolin Mondays playing this lovely original tune on his Lee Chapman Aleyas Instruments mandolin.
Since his acclaimed 2000 mandolin release Wires and Wood, Johnny Staats has stayed busy in the bluegrass scene while still keeping his day job as a UPS delivery man. He has been featured on NBC's Today Show, in People Magazine, on the CBS Evening News and