This week on Mandolin Mondays we've got Silas Powell of Silas Powell and the Powell Family Band is with us to play this Monroe classic "Evening Prayer Blues: played on his killer Sorensen mandolin.
18 year old Silas Powell is a 5th generation picker from the small town of Salem, WV. He is a 4 time Junior Champion of the State of Maryland, and at twelve years old he took 2nd place in the Maryland state adult division,
This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by Josiah Nelson of the Tray Wellington Band for an original tune called "Gulls Goals" played on his fantastic Collings mandolin.
Josiah started out in competition style fiddle and used that knowledge to compete in competitions all over the country. He's taken home many titles including Colorado Young Adult State Champion. His professional music career started in 2015 playing
This Mandolin Mondays Finn and I are coming at you from our new house in Travelers Rest, SC--the biggest house a mandolin player's salary could buy... Only joking though--we've actually got this bonus tiny home in our back yard! Reminded me of this old time fiddle tune "Fine Times at Our House" so I thought I'd share. Enjoy!
I've got the PDF tab/notation transcription for this arrangement available for free here
Janusz Tytman from Warsaw, Poland is our special guest this week on Mandolin Mondays! Check out this original tune called "HDG" played on his amazing 2019 Bułas mandolin.
Janusz is a Polish mandolin influencer. I first met Janusz at a bluegrass jam in Warsaw back in 2019, and was immediately impressed by his playing and kind spirit. He's a Bułas mandolin artist and plays with various artists around Europe.
This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by Aquarium Rescue Unit alum and mandolinist with Frances Mooney & Fontanna Sunset Matt Mundy playing this Josh Graves tune on his tone monster 1980's Gibson Fern mandolin.
Matt was born North Georgia where he continues to live and play in his family band and Frances Mooney & Fontanna Sunset. Over the years he's garnered a reputation in the mandolin community as one the most