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  1. Mandolin Mondays #376 w/ Special Guest Joe Brent

    Returning to Mandolin Mondays this week we have NYC mandolinist Joe Brent of 9 Horses and Adhy‚ropa Records with us playing a beautiful original tune called "NaNo" on his Adam Buchwald (Circle Strings) 5 string electric mandolin.



    Joe is a true gem of a mandolin player. His work extends from collaborations with the New York Philharmonic to the legendary Woody Allen. His band 9 Horses combines classical, jazz, and ...
  2. Mandolin Mondays #375 w/ Special Guest Brian Carroll

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by mandolinist, songwriter, and music journalist, Brian Carroll of the online music publication Red Line Roots, playing an original instrumental called "Man in a Ballon" on his guitar bodied octave mandolin made by Andrew Mueller of Muleskinner Instruments.



    Brian is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter who spent over a decade in the Boston music community, releasing 4 ...
  3. Mandolin Mondays #374 w/ Special Guest Ethan Setiawan

    Returning to Mandolin Mondays this week, we have mandolinist Ethan Setiawan playing a stunning crosspicking original tune from his forthcoming album. The composition is called "Uncrossed" and Ethan is playing his Monteleone Grand Artist here.



    Originally from Goshen, Indiana, Ethan Setiawan has a command of the instrument far beyond his twenty-five years. He's a Berklee School of Music Alum, and has won both the ...
  4. Mandolin Mondays #373 w/ Special Guest Scott Liebers

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by mandolin luthier and player Scott Liebers from Minnesota playing an original tune called "Sawdust in the Frying Pan" on his very first octave mandolin build.



    Scott became a mandolin player via violin and guitar from an early age. "Mandolin seemed like the logical next step," he says. He was a recording engineer for Minnesota Public Radio for 10 years and spent ...
  5. Mandolin Mondays #371 w/ Special Guest Caleb Edwards

    Returning to Mandolin Mondays this week, we're joined by mandolinist Caleb Edwards playing and singing this Elizabeth Cotten classic "Freight Train" on his 2017 Northfield Big Mon Mandolin.



    Caleb Christopher Edwards mixes his folksy tenor, ringing melodies, and melodic poetry in a glass to toast as an earthy, American cocktail. Lyrics of hope, doubt, and wonder ground his songs like muddled sugar while his swift, ...

    Updated Feb-18-2023 at 11:18am by dbmandolin

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  6. Mandolin Mondays #370 w/ Special Guest Korey Brodsky

    Back on Mandolin Mondays this week, we have Mile Twelve mandolinist Korey Brodsky with us playing a beautiful rendition of "Moonlight in Vermont" by Karl Suessdorf and John Blackburn, performed on Korey's J. Brentrup mandolin.



    Korey Brodsky is a Boston-based mandolinist and guitarist. Growing up in Connecticut, he built strong roots in bluegrass music. Since then, his musical explorations have ranged from old time ...
  7. Mandolin Mondays #369 w/ Special Guest Thomas Cassell

    Returning to Mandolin Mondays this week we have Thomas Cassell with us playing an original tune called "Diggs the Bounty Hunter" on his beautiful new Duff F5 mandolin.



    Originally from Virginia, Thomas Cassell is now a highly decorated mandolinist. In 2021 he was named the National Mandolin Champion. He was also named the 2020 Momentum Instrumentalist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association, ...
  8. Mandolin Mondays #368 Featuring Chris Luquette

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Chris Luquette from Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen playing an original tune called "Riding To Ventura" on his custom Steve Hinde mandolin.



    Chris is a Seattle native guitarist for the 2-time Grammy-Nominated band Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen. But as evidenced in this video, he's an amazing mandolinist and plays regularly in NYC ...

    Updated Jan-29-2023 at 3:14pm by dbmandolin

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  9. Mandolin Mondays #367 w/ Special Guest Chad Fadely

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined my Montana mandolinist Chad Fadely of the instrument shop Music Villa playing an original tune called "Woodford Downs" on his 2001 Gilchrist mandolin.



    Chad was born in Hot Springs Arkansas, but currently lives in Kalispell, MT. He's been playing mandolin and guitar since he was in his teens and has made his profession in the instrument shop business for many years, starting ...
  10. Mandolin Mondays #366 w/ Special Guest Joe K. Walsh

    The great Joe K. Walsh was our very first special guest on this Mandolin Mondays series over 5 years ago, and it's so great to have him back on this week to play a tune from his brand new album If Not Now, Who?. The composition is called "Madison," a cowrite between Joe and John Mailander, and it's played here on Joe's 2000 Gilchrist F5.



    Joe continues to make the mandolin world a better place. Whether it be through ...
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