This week on Mandolin Mondays we've got 2019 RockGrass Mandolin Champ Dylan McCarthy from Lyons, Colorado with us to play a beautiful original tune played on his amazing 2019 San Juan F5 #70.
With nearly 20 years experience playing and performing, Dylan's musical background is deep and diverse. He hit a turning point at 18 with his decision to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA in 2012
Check out Tom Kimber from Newcastle, England here with us on Mandolin Mondays this week. Incredible original jig played on his killer Davidson F5 Mandolin.
Tom is a Newcastle Upon-Tyne based multi-instrumentalist who specialises in fretted strings and is most often seen playing mandolin and tenor banjo, as well as tenor guitar and mandola.
Originally from Bath, he reached the final stages
Jan Bíba, mandolinist of the Czech bluegrass band Sunny Side, joins us this week on Mandolin Mondays for a tune of his called "One Horse Town" played on his 1993 Gibson A-5L (with a special easter egg appearance of a 2000 Fender FM60E five-string hollow-body Mandocaster at the end).
Jan is the tenor and mandolinist with Sunny Side--a Czech band that plays an authentic interpretation of traditional
This week on Mandolin Mondays, UK-based mandolinist Nic Zuppardi of the Shackleton Trio, joins us for a finger-picking original tune played on his beautiful mandolin build by Andrew Mowry in 2012.
Nic has been a mandolin instructor and performer for more than 10 years now--having toured Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Slovenia, France and the UK. His playing has been featured on BBC
All the way from Hamburg, Germany, classical mandolinist Florian Rumpf brings us an exciting rendition of "The Rising Sun" by Keizo Ishibashi played on Florian's "Seiffert" soloist mandolin built by Alfred Woll.
Florian Klaus Rumpf decided to put the mandolin at the center of his life from the age of seven. He studied with Professor Caterina Lichtenberg, Valerij Kisseljow, and Silke