Happy to be back on Mandolin Mondays this week with an original tune composed by Reuben Agnew of the Northern Irish bluegrass band Cup O'Joe. Been really loving the way my Apitius Vanguard F5 has been sounding these days!
Also, I'm excited to be joining Cup O'Joe on a two week tour of the UK while Mile Twelve has a little time off from the road. Starting this week we'll be performing all across England at a variety of venues.
This week on Mandolin Mondays Virginia mandolin up and comer Jack Dunlap shreds on this original tune with his well-worn trusty Carey mandolin.
Jack has been cutting grass on the mandolin for some time now. In 2015 he recorded the award winning project Chop, Shred, & Split, A Mandolin Apprenticeship with Jack's mentor, Virginia mandolin legend Danny Knicely: https://www.jacksmandolin.com/store/...apprenticeship
Former mandolinist with The Infamous Stringdusters and just all around mando hoss Jesse Cobb brings us a very special Mandolin Mondays with his take on the Game of Thrones theme score played on his 2011 San Juan mandolin built by Bobby Winteringham in Delores, CO.
Jesse made his start in bluegrass playing in a family band with his brothers Jed and Shad. In 2000 he decided to make a go of a music career when he moved to Nashville
Award-winning Israeli musical director and classical mandolin performer Alon Sariel stops by Mandolin Mondays to play us a riveting excerpt of music on his uniquely designed mandolin built by Israeli luthier Arik Kerman.
Alon got his start on the mandolin playing in the Beersheba Mandolin Orchestra in South Israel where he grew up. Later he went on to study mandolin, lute, and conducting at the prestigious Jerusalem Academy
Swedish guitarist Roger Tallroth of the band Väsen makes a special appearance on Mandolin Mondays this week with an original tune played on his Northfield flat top octave mandolin.
Though a talented multi-instrumentalist, Roger is perhaps most well known for his guitar work with the popular Swedish Folk group Väsen. He was a forming member of the trio which is now celebrating it's 30th anniversary. They just released a phenomenal