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  1. 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, ...
  2. 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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  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Mandolin Mondays #365 w/ Special Guest Enda Scahill

    Turns out that We Banjo 3 tenor banjo virtuoso Enda Scahill also slays on the mandolin! So happy to have Enda with us this week on Mandolin Mondays for an incredible performance of the trad tune "Banish Misfortune" played on his Dave Shapiro mandolin.



    In addition to his expansive work with We Banjo 3, Enda has made a name for himself as one of the most innovative and accomplished tenor banjo players on the scene ...
  6. Mandolin Mondays #364 w/ Special Guest Caterina Lichtenberg

    Returning to Mandolin Mondays this week we have renowned classical mandolinist Caterina Lichtenberg playing an incredible interpretation of the "Passacaglia for Solo Violin" from the Rosenkranz Sonatas (1676) by composer Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber.



    One of the premier classical mandolinists in the world today, Caterina holds the only position in the world for Classical Mandolin at the Music Conservatory in Cologne, ...
  7. Mandolin Mondays #363 w/ Special Guest Anthony Howell

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by bluegmulti-instrumentalist Anthony Howell. Check out this original tune of his called "Mark's Reel" played on his 2019 Weber Gallatin mandolin.



    Anthony is a multi-instrumentalist originally from a small town in central Mississippi called Zama. He started taking mandolin lessons at the age of 11 from a man named Alan Sibley, and soon after went on to learn guitar and ...
  8. Mandolin Mondays #362 w/ Special Guest Frédéric Bourgeois

    Returning to Mandolin Mondays this week, Frédéric Bourgeois aka Tergal14 Mandolin joins for a beautiful Paddy Fahy tune played on his 1914 Gibson A4 mandolin.



    Frédéric's YouTube channel Tergal14 Mandolin has continued to grow into one of the largest online Celtic mandolin lesson resources out there. And this wealth of mandolin lessons are available for free! Be sure to subscribe to the channel below. ...
  9. Mandolin Mondays #361 w/ Special Guest Pascal Ayerbe

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we have multi-instrumentalist Pascal Ayerbe with us all the way from Paris, France, playing this beautiful original composition on his Northfield Big Mon mandolin.



    Pascal began his career as a sound operator in 1999 for the national radio. With music all around him, he began to compose musics with toys and things that make noise, going on to win several important awards. He's recored and published ...
  10. Mandolin Mondays #360 w/ Special Guest Jacob Jolliff

    Back on Mandolin Mondays this week, we have Jacob Jolliff and his Gilchrist mandolin joining us to play perhaps the wildest version of "Dear Old Dixie" ever performed.



    Since Jacob's last appearance on the series, he's recorded and released a brand new bluegrass album with his band. It's an amazing album featuring Stash Wyslouch on guitar, John Mailander on fiddle, and Myles Sloniker on bass. Definitely worth a listen--check ...
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