This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by lefty South Carolina mandolinist Milom Williams II of the band Backline. Check out his rendition of the Wayne Benson tune "Wintergrass" played on his Gray Fern F-5 mandolin.
After starting guitar lessons at 8, Milom picked up the mandolin around 12. When he was 17 he started taking lessons from Wayne Benson, and joined his first full-time band at 18. Kevin Richardson
This week on Mandolin Monday Justin Harrison of the band Nu-Blu joins us to play a rendition of Jesse McReynolds "Okeechobee Wind" played on this 1957 Gibson F5 mandolin that was previously owned by Jesse.
Justin Harrison is primarily a mandolin picker from, and still residing in, Williamston, North Carolina. He began playing at the age of 8. Around the age of 16 he started to play in various local bands with his
Having fun with some double stops in the key of F Major on this catchy tune "Last Chance" from the playing of Hobart Smith. Grab the free transcription below!
I've got a free pdf tab/notation transcription for all the notes I played in this video right here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pkB...ew?usp=sharing
Be on the look out for a follow up lesson video on the YouTube
This week on Mandolin Mondays Cody Shuler of Pine Mountain Railroad joins us to sing this Monroe classic "I'm Working on a Building" played with his beautiful 2021 Gilchrist Model 5.
Cody Shuler is a Grammy and DOVE nominated singer, songwriter and case maker. From Bryson City, NC, Cody began his career in music at the age of 15 playing mandolin for legendary banjo player Raymond Fairchild. There he got to meet
Returning to Mandolin Mondays this week we have Mandolin YouTuber and educator extraordinaire Baron Collins-Hill of MandoLessons here with us to play this original tune "Cosimo's Flight" on his 10 string A. Lawrence Smart Mandocello.
If you've played mandolin for any stretch of time, then chances are you've seen Baron's wealth of free online mandolin educational resources through his successful YouTube channel