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  1. Mandolin Mondays #429 w/ Special Guest Linus Lindblom

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by multi-instrumentalist Linus Lindblom of the band The Brothers 5 down in Savannah, GA. Believe it or not, but he's only been playing mandolin for 2 and a half years! And he really makes this Doug Clark two point mandolin sing on the classic Jesse McReynolds tune "Dixie Hoedown."



    Linus is 17 years old, and lives down in Savannah, GA. In addition to his burgeoning talent on the mandolin, ...
  2. Mandolin Mondays #428 w/ Special Guest Calum McIlroy

    Returning to Mandolin Mondays this week we're joined by Scottish mandolinist Calum McIlroy playing an original tune called "Big Pick Energy" on his 2018 Taran Springwell mandolin, built by Rory Dowling in Fife.



    Recipient of the 2024 BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award, Calum McIlroy is a guitarist, mandolin player, and singer from Aberdeenshire. After graduation from the BMus Traditional Music course at the Royal ...
  3. Mandolin Mondays #427 /// New Mandolin!!!

    I got a brand new mandolin, and just had to hop on here for Mandolin Mondays this week to share it! Here's a spin on the beautiful Joe LaRose tune "Winder Slide" with this amazing new Apitius Custom Classic LS--full run down at the link below:



    You can check out the full run down of this amazing new mandolin in this video here: https://youtu.be/TaPgDcXO3io

    I've also got the tab/notation transcription for what I played ...
  4. Mandolin Mondays #426 w/ Special Guest Janos Koolen

    This week on Mandolin Mondays we're joined by Dutch mandolinist Janos Koolen playing a beautiful medley of original tunes on his Collings MTO mandolin.



    Janos Koolen (1981) is a Dutch multi-instrumentalist with a particular love for the mandolin. Among other groups he currently plays with Bertolf & Bluefinger. Besides bluegrass Janos likes to explore all different kinds of genres and use the mandolin together with instruments like the ...