11-year-old Tennessean Wyatt Ellis has only been playing the mandolin for 2 years, but he's already playing with the best of them. Watch him go on this Bill Monroe classic with his Gibson F5 Master Model.
Wyatt found the bluegrass mandolin community just before lockdown, and even though these have been trying times he's kept connected and encouraged through it all. His musical abilities have exploded
This week on Mandolin Mondays we have a very special Tony Rice tribute repost sent in by the one and only Mike Marshall. Hear that beautiful Lloyd Loar mandolin sing out on this moving rendition of Tony's "Swing 51."
Tony Rice is perhaps one of the most influential flatpicking guitarists of all time. His music has left an impact on our community, and he will be sorely missed. Special thanks
This week on Mandolin Mondays, premier classical mandolinist Caterina Lichtenberg joins us all the way from Germany to share some beautiful Bach played on her Alfred Woll German Neapolitan Mandolin.
Caterina Lichtenberg is one of the most important mandolinists of our time. She has recorded over 10 CDs to date, and has toured throughout the U.S. Europe and Asia. She currently holds the only existing Professor
To start a New Year of Mandolin Mondays off right, Glaswegian singer, songwriter, and mandolinist Laura-Beth Salter brings us a set of original tunes played on her lovely Krishot Mandolins F5 built by Eduard Krištůfek.
A well kent face on the Glasgow Folk and Roots scene, mandolinist, tutor, singer and composer Laura-Beth is a founding member of award winning folk bands The Shee & Kinnaris Quintet.
To close another year of Mandolin Mondays videos, we have the incomparable Bobby Osborne with us to share his mandolin version of the Merle Travis number "Goodbye My Bluebell" played on his legendary 1925 Gibson F5 Fern.
Bobby is one of the most accomplished mandolin players alive today! His pioneering work with The Osborne Brothers paved the way for the early generations of bluegrass music.