This week on Mandolin Mondays, we have the amazing Brazilian mandolinist Vitor Casagrande and his Agnaldo Luz mandolin with us to play this beautiful original composition "Clarice" that Vitor wrote for his 4 month old daughter.
Vitor Casagrande is a mandolinist and composer born in Piracicaba, Brazil. He graduated in cavaquinho at the Music School in Piracicaba, in mandolin from Tatuí, graduated in Music Education
This week on Mandolin Mondays, the amazing Ross Holmes, fiddler and mandolinist with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, joins us for an original tune with the working title "5G Blues" played on his incredible Dudenbostel A Model #34.
Multi-instrumentalist, composer, and community activist, Ross Holmes has spent his career touring with Mumford & Sons, Bruce Hornsby, Warren Haynes, Cadillac Sky, and is currently a member
This week on Mandolin Mondays we have the venerable Jody Stecher with us to play through these two beautiful tunes "Leslie's Waltz" and "A Waltz Like Midnight" on his Stan Miller Mandolin.
Jody Stecher has been teaching and sharing his love for music since his days in the 1960s as a budding folklorist and influential picker in New York City's old-time and bluegrass scene. Stecher has played virtually every
Classical mandolinist Xavier Garci from Alicante, Spain joins us for Mandolin Mondays this week for a beautiful performance of this "Courante" movement from the Bach Cello Suite No. 2 played on his Martin Style 4 built in 1907.
Xavier recently recorded and released an album of the complete Bach Cello suites played on mandolin. Check out this beautiful and comprehensive record over on Xavier's bandcamp page here:
This week on Mandolin Mondays we have the incredible Nashville mandolinist Mary Meyer here playing the swing standard "Lady Be Good" on her Northfield mandolin.
Mary is prolific player in the Nashville area--from her tenure in the SPBGMA award-winning family band The Meyerband, to her work with many other bands including the Harper Family, Loose Strings, Diamond Rio, and more.
Now Mary also, plays