This week on Mandolin Mondays John Cloyd Miller of the NC, duo Zoe & Cloyd brings us a bit of klezmer-grass played on his The Bluegrass mandolin.
John, a twelfth generation North Carolinian and grandson of pioneering bluegrass fiddler, Jim Shumate, is a 1st place winner of the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Contest as well as an Artist Fellowship recipient for songwriting from the North Carolina
Darren Nicholson of the NC, bluegrass band Balsam Range stops by Mandolin Mondays this week for a spin on this Judy Garland classic with his lovely Duff A-style.
Darren Nicholson is a Grammy-nominated musician from Western North Carolina. He's been with Balsam Range since their formation in 2007. Since then they've gone on to bring their music to some of the biggest audiences in bluegrass music around the world--not to mention
Greensky Bluegrass lead singer and mandolinist Paul Hoffman joins us on Mandolin Mondays this week to play one of his daughter's favorite tunes on his 2017 Nugget mandolin.
Greensky Bluegrass has been a band for nearly 20 years now and has become one of the biggest institutions in the bluegrass and jam-band scenes today. They've just released a brand new album entitled All for the Money. Check it out here: https://open.spotify.com/album/7EZaLoZwlIVaBYlxbYvHoU
Nashville-based young mandolinist Nate Burie finishes off this year of Mandolin Mondays with a classic fiddle tune played on his custom Sorensen "Pacifica" model by the name of "Lu."
Nate Burie is a young mandolin star on the rise. Originally from Wisconsin, he got his start at the age of 9 playing with his siblings in The Burie Family band. Over the many years of playing music with
Virginia mandolin legend Danny Knicely is here to spread some Charlie Brown Christmas cheer on Mandolin Mondays with his unique 2-point Stuart Orser mandolin.
Danny has played with just about everyone anywhere acoustic music is played. He has won many awards for his mandolin, guitar, fiddle and flat-foot dance expertise, including first place in the mandolin contest at the prestigious Telluride Bluegrass Festival. His masterful