This week on Mandolin Mondays, Joon Laukamp from Cologne, Germany joins us for a relatable original composition called "Help Me, I'm Trapped in a Zoom Meeting" played on his Gibson F9 mandolin.
Joon is mandolin performer instructor in Cologne, who's been a fixture of the German bluegrass scene for quite some time now. You can hear his mandolin work with European bluegrass bands such as Covered Grass, Bluegrass Bude,
This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by the amazing Aishwarya Pagare all the way from India. Hear her play this beautiful Indian Classical music on Aishwarya's family heirloom mandolin of unknown origin.
Aishwarya is the disciple of legendary Cine artist Shri. Kishore Desai. He is the senior-most Mandolin player of the Indian Music industry. She's had the opportunity of accompanying him on-stage all-over India. You
This week on Mandolin Mondays the amazing Garrett Wren drops by to take a few impressive spins on these traditional Irish jigs. Check out that amazing triplet technique played on Garrett's crisp 2015 Clark F5 Mandolin.
Garrett is a mandolin performer and instructor from Lewisburg, WV, and has played around the festival circuit with the Virginia-based bluegrass band Circa Blue. Yet his skills go beyond bluegrass as depicted
Something a little different for Mandolin Mondays this week! Tabitha and I wrote this instrumental mando/banjo tune for our pandemic puppy Finn (special guest appearance at the end!). We recorded it on our brand new Foreign Landers EP Put All Your Troubles Away, and filmed it here live to share with you all!
We're so happy to have this EP out in the world now--huge thanks to all the folks who've already listened and ordered
This week on Mandolin Mondays, classical mandolinist and composer C.E. Jones joins us for a beautiful performance of the "Allemande" from Cello Suite No. 1 by J.S. Bach played on this Gibson F9.
With a Bachelors degree in Cello Performance and a Masters and Doctorate in Music Composition from West Virginia University, Jones became deeply indoctrinated in the Appalachian traditional folk music. For the past half-decade