Spanish bluegrass torch-bearer and multi-instrumentalist Lluís Gómez stops by Mandolin Mondays to play his original tune in festive garb on this beautiful 2015 AZ mandolin built by Basque Country Luthier called Agustín Zubiaga.
Alison Brown calls Lluís Gómez the "Spanish King of the 5-string banjo," but he is also renowned as a violin and mandolin player as well as an instructor specializing in bluegrass, Celtic,
National Mandolin Champion Andy Hatfield drops by Mandolin Mondays this week to play a lovely original composition on this beautiful Capek mandolin.
Andy Hatfield is a creative musician and teacher from Peoria, IL. He is the winner of the 2013 National Mandolin Championship at Winfield, KS. Andy is also an accomplished guitar player, having won the National Flatpicking Championship in 2011 and 2017. Well-regarded
This week on Mandolin Mondays, Russian mandolinist and dormist phenom Ekaterina Skliar treats us to a piece by the great Victor Kioulaphides played on her Gibson A-9.
Winner of the 2019 Astral Auditions, Ekaterina Skliar debuted with the Russian Folk Instrument Orchestra of the Buryatia Republic at age 11 and went on to perform with numerous orchestras and chamber ensembles in her native Russia. A prizewinner of many international
This week on Mandolin Mondays, Mel Bay Mandolin Author and European Mandolin guru Jesper Rübner-Petersen gives us a unique take on some fiddle tune classics played with his Bruce Weber signed 1996 F5L Gibson mandolin.
Jesper Rübner-Petersen was born in Aarhus, Denmark, where he grew up with bluegrass and acoustic music from his banjo-playing father. At the age of 12 Jesper began playing the guitar and very soon was playing
3-time IBMA Mandolin Player of the Year and all around Mandolin Queen, Sierra Hull, makes a very special appearance on Mandolin Mondays this week with an original Celtic-inspired tune on her trusty Gibson axe.
Based in Nashville, TN, Sierra is a mandolinist who's name precedes herself. Starting at a very young age, she began making onstage appearances with such artists as Sam Bush, Alison Krauss & Union Station, and others.