Mandolin Jack of all trades, Jack Dwyer joins us for Mandolin Mondays this week with a G major version of "The Hangman's Reel" played on his Pomeroy mandolin.
Jack is a fixture in the Northwest mandolin community. Over the years, he's been known as a solo performer and multi instrumentalist with such groups as Mando Planet, The Scott Law Bluegrass Dimension, and The Another Brothers. He's also a busy instructor
This week on Mandolin Mondays, Rich DelGrosso, who is widely regarded as the leading exponent of mandolin blues, joins us for an original 12-bar played on his National resonator Mandolin.
Based in Houston, TX, Rich is an accomplished mandolin blues teacher and performer. Over the past 30 years, he's been nominated for eight Blues Music Awards, and received a special "Keeping the Blues Alive Award"
This week on Mandolin Mondays, Love Canon mandolinist Andy Thacker plays the heck out of this original tune on his 2003 John Hamlett mandolin.
Andy is a Charlottesville, VA, native and has made waves in mandolin world playing with bluegrass pop covers band Love Canon. The band has been rocking out for the past 10 years, and they just released a new full-length album entitled Cover Story. The record features classics, crossing
Italy's mandolin ambassador Carlo Aonzo is with us this week for a very special Mandolin Mondays. Hear Carlo cut straight to the heart with his 1994 Gabriele Pandini bowl-back mandolin playing this beautiful Raffaele Calace classical piece.
Carlo is a native of Savona, Italy, but his efforts with the mandolin are know worldwide. His resume includes such items as playing at Carnegie Hall, performing privately in the Vatican
Mark Stoffel, mandolinist with Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, is here on Mandolin Mondays this week with an original tune played on his trusty Gilchrist mandolin.
Originally from Munich, Germany, Mark recently became a US citizen and now lives in Southern Illinois. In addition to his work with the Night Drivers, Mark has also recorded and released his own solo CD with some creative original mandolin tunes and cover