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  1. Mandolin Mondays #336 /// "Last Chance"

    Having fun with some double stops in the key of F Major on this catchy tune "Last Chance" from the playing of Hobart Smith. Grab the free transcription below!



    I've got a free pdf tab/notation transcription for all the notes I played in this video right here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pkB...ew?usp=sharing

    Be on the look out for a follow up lesson video on the YouTube ...
  2. Mandolin Mondays #330 /// "Durang's Hornpipe"

    Been looking at this fun fiddle tune over on my YouTube channel recently, and I thought it would be fun to work up a solo arrangement for Mandolin Mondays here.



    I've got a free pdf tab/notation transcription for all the notes I played in this video right here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FFe...ew?usp=sharing

    Also, check out this free lesson video for the ...
  3. Mandolin Mondays #323 /// "The Goat that Ate the Cabbage Plants"

    Wishing you a happy early St. Patrick's Day from Northern Ireland this week on Mandolin Mondays! Here's a fun Irish jig I recently learned called "The Goat that Ate the Cabbage Plants" that could have been written for our little friend here.



    I've got a free pdf tab/notation transcription for all the notes I played in this video right here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NCX...ew?usp=sharing ...
  4. Mandolin Mondays #314 /// "Methodist Preacher"

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, thought I'd take a little spin on this fun fiddle tune "Methodist Preacher" that we've been looking at here recently on the channel! Lots of fun stuff that you can do with this one!



    I've got a free pdf tab/notation transcription for all the notes I played in this video right here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1059...ew?usp=sharing

    Also, ...
  5. Mandolin Mondays #296 /// "Fine Times at Our House"

    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 ...
  6. Mandolin Mondays #248 w/ Special Guest Elijah Moore

    This week on Mandolin Mondays, North Carolina mandolin up and comer Elijah Moore of One Fret Over joins us for a fantastic take on "Durham's Bull" with his powerful Apitius Classic mandolin.



    Elijah Moore is a 16 year old, award winning mandolin player from North Carolina. Elijah started playing when he was 10 years old, and since then he has won several youth mandolin competitions including 2018 Youth Mandolin ...
  7. Mandolin Mondays #159 - D'Addario String Comparison

    Mandolin Mondays #159: This week on Mandolin Mondays we have a very special video sponsored by D'Addario Strings. Listen to an in depth comparison of 3 different D'Addario mandolin string styles played back to back to back on my Apitius Vanguard F5 mandolin.



    For this video, I used medium gauge sets (.011, .015, .026, .040) of Phosphor Bronze, Nickel Bronze, and Monel strings. Check out the links below for more details. ...

    Updated Jan-14-2019 at 10:22am by Mandolin Cafe

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  8. Mandolin Mondays #109 /// David Benedict "Twisty Jigs"

    Tomorrow I'm getting on a flight to visit Ireland (so excited!), so I've been brushing up on my jigs. Recently learned these three particularly twisty ones--"The Return Home," "Cahal's Jig," and "The Mystery Inch."



    You can now get a tab/notation transcription for this video, and all of my other personal solo Mandolin Mondays arrangements on my Patreon site here: https://www.patreon.com/davidbenedictmandolin ...

    Updated Jun-01-2020 at 4:53am by dbmandolin

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  9. Mandolin Mondays #45 - Waltzing Matilda

    Excited to introduce you guys to my new friend from Apitius Mandolins based in Ontario, Canada. So happy to be on Oliver Apitius's artist team! My new Vanguard F5 Model is only a few weeks old and it already sounds so open and responsive. Putting it through the paces with my pseudo-fingerstyle guitar arrangement of this Australian classic.



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    Updated Jun-01-2020 at 4:46am by dbmandolin

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