Ragtime and Vaudeville
Check the section above, Modern mandolinists 1920 to present (deceased), for deceased classical music mandolinists.
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Check the section above, Modern mandolinists 1920 to present (deceased), for deceased blues and jazz mandolinists.
Check the section above, Modern mandolinists 1920 to present (deceased), for decreased jazz mandolinists.
Instead of the monotonous, nasal tone...he so manipulated the strings and plectrum...that he opened an enlarged sphere of capabilities for the instrument...It is to Bortolazzi we are indebted for the first revival of the mandolin.
In 1764, he made his appearance in Paris as a mandolin virtuoso and was highly esteemed, both as a performer and a teacher.
...was a renowned French mandolin virtuoso and teacher...devoted himself to the popularization of the mandolin, of which instrument he was a consummate artist.
...he toured through Europe as a blind mandolin virtuoso...his repertoire consisted of the concertos of Tartini, the principal works of Pugnani and Ferrari, and several of his own compositions...Giuseppe Bellinghe, mandolinist and composer, has dedicated his excellent variations for mandolin and piano on the Carnival of Venus to the memory of Fridzeri, the blind mandolin player and composer.
...JOHANN HOFFMANN (1770-c.1814)...and the Viennese mandolinist Johann Hoffmann were considered the greatest virtuosos of their day in their respective fields...
...he made a concert tour through Austria and Germany...where his performances of both instruments (cello and mandolin) were highly spoken of...his public performances attracted considerable notice and won for him an enviable reputation.
...an Italian mandolinist and guitarist of repute, who lived in Naples...the first teacher to give serious instruction on the mandolin to the virtuoso and composer Carlo Munier...produced one of the greatest exponents of the mandolin.
...a mandoli virtuoso of the early school...lived in Paris from 1749...the two brothers [Pietro Sodi]appeared together as mandolinist and harpist at numerous important concerts...engaged in the orchestra of the Comédie Italienne...Com
...like Vimercati, designated the Panini of the mandolin...For Vailati the mandoline no longer presents any difficulties. As an executant he is always sure and always the most correct. In runs and variations on the fifth string, he excites the wonder of everyone. But he prefers plain melody, and in this there are really very few instrumentalists like him.
"It was loudly applauded at Mademoiselle de Villeneuve's execution (performance) ,who played the mandolin concerto of Mr. Stritzeri with lightness and precision". She should not be confused with French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve who had died on that date. This is one of the first mentions of a woman mandolin virtuoso.
At the commencement of the present [19th] century, Pietro Vermercati enjoyed the reputation of being a most accomplished mandoline-player. He died at a good old age at Genoa, in 1850.
Curti... form[ed] his own 'Spanish Students' mandolin orchestra, thus starting a grass-roots mandolin orchestra craze.
won the International Mandolin Contests...successful in several [Vaudeville] acts...Metroplitan Opera House...hailed in European capitals as the King of the Mandolin...
undisputed mandolin and banjo master...recorded mazurkas, tangos, and folk melodies from Naples and Sicily...rarely left New York's Little Italy...
Grazie al M° Anedda, il mandolino acquistava sempre più importanza nel mondo musicale...in tutte le sale da concerto più prestigiose del mondo, dove il mandolino non era mai entrato... Thanks to Maestro Anedda the mandolin is gaining more and more importance in the music world...in all the most prestigious concert halls of the world, where the mandolin had never entered...
d aveva da subito iniziato una vera e propria battaglia personale per l'inserimento del mandolino nel mondo fino ad allora proibito della musica "importante". (started a real personal battle for the inclusion of the mandolin in the world of hitherto forbidden "important" music.)
...another great mandolin player named Matteo Casserino...played marvelous Italian tunes...played at the famous Cafe Trieste in San Francisco's North Beach...
...Rudy came into his full creative powers at a time when most composers retire or slow down. In his later years, (from his sixties through his late eighties,) Rudy wrote a prodigious amount...A tribute to him was held ...and featured ...David Grisman, Mike Marshall, Radim Zenkl, Bob Bruen...
... Mandolinist David Grisman called on fellow acoustic virtuosos to celebrate the music of their mutual mentor, Rudy Cipolla...'Everything Rudy wrote ... was all from another place, another era, and wonderfully encapsulated in beautiful melodies that came pouring out of this man'...including Darol Anger...Mike Marshall...Radim Zenkl...Bob Bruen...David Grisman Quartet members...
The New York Mandolin Orchestra...said to be the oldest known continuously performing Mandolin Orchestra in the country... founder Samuel Firstman...
...made many orchestral arrangements...
....Toccata, Elegia, Menuetto- by Brian Israel... a professor of composition at Syracuse University...became particularly interested in the mandolin
During the 20th Century two names shone like stats in mandolin circles in Europe: those of the Englishman Hugo D'alton, and the Dane, Kurt Jenson.
...probably the most active guitarist/mandolinist/researcher [in Japan] outside of Tokyo...
...mandolinist and guitarist... Taught both instruments... Written many pieces...for unaccompanied mandolin
...leading exponent of the classical mandolin in the UK, working...with most of the country's major orchestras...did much to popularise the instrument too...
composed a total of 114 works for mandolin, many of which he recorded with his own orchestra.
I had an old Bluebird record of Louie Bluie playing "State Street Rag" on mandolin and I found it such a dazzling display of talent.
...Although the blues on record started in 1920, it was not until 1924 when Willie Black was included on mandolin as part of Whistler And His Jug Band, from Louisville, Kentucky...
...Bobbie Leecan, who played with the Need More Band, who was one of the greatest mandolin players...very distinctive style...
...Almost a year later, Bobbie Leecan who was reputedly from the East Coast, recorded an instrumental "Apaloosa Blues" with his 'Need-More Band'. Alfred Martin's mandolin here taking a supportive role...
Carl Martin's main instrument was mandolin but he also mastered the guitar, and according to those who saw him perform, could play anything with strings.
remembered as a master of the blues mandolin and guitar.
...Al Miller, who recorded on Brunswick. He was a great mandolin player, too...
But for James "Yank" Rachell..., the mandolin, common in early string bands, nearly died out as a blues instrument
...playing Johnny Winter's early album 'Progressive Blues Experiment'... It hit me: hokey smokes, someone is playing a very cool mandolin on "Bad Luck and Trouble"...and a check of the liner notes reveals it is Johnny Winter himself playing it!...
...the mandolin played an important role in blues and early rural black music...johnny young was the most famous of the post-war [wwii] mandolin players...
...singer, guitarist and mandolin player...first emerged in the 1930s and went on to enjoy a 40-year career...successfully fused Bluegrass and Old-Timey sounds...
Mandolin player and half of hillbilly brother act, the Blue Sky Boys...[the] delicate yet sturdy underpinning of Bill's mandolin and Earl's guitar were heard on radio stations
...playing and teaching the mandolin for over 40 years....played and recorded with... David Grisman, Mike Marshall, and Vassar Clements.
...his style of playing has something to offer just about anyone interested in mandolin playing. The ideas are subtle and he made things sound easy. ..If you try to play or transcribe some of his music you quickly find out he contributed a lot to the art of mandolin playing.--Don Stiernberg.
John Duffey was known for his high-lonesome tenor, brilliantly innovative mandolin playing, and the important part he played in establishing the Seldom Scene...
the 'most famous mandolin ever played'...Bill Monroe's 1923 Gibson F-5 model.
Western Swing's prized mandolinist...known for popularizing the electric mandolin...in the 40s.
...Old Timey, Bluegrass
brought his Western instrument [mandolin] into the heart of traditional South Indian music...brought a liquid sound to his instrument that is arguably untouched by mandolinists working in any genre.
...nowadays considered to the greatest and most original player Brazil has yet produced.
9) transformed the Italian-influenced style of Brazilian mandolin... into a... style of expression which continues to influence younger generations...
[1932 WLS Family Album]... Karl Davis and Hartford Taylor, the Renfro Valley Boys, were boyhood pals who secretly practiced on the guitar and mandolin... From left to right, they are: Karl Davis...
... evangelist, singer and mandolinist...
Katie Bell Nubin & Dizzy Gillespie and his Orchestra - Soul, Soul Searching, Verve Records, 1960
the most successful virtuoso at this time to use a Gibson F-5... Became a top vaudeville entertainer.
would use the mandolin to search for rhythms to songs he was thinking of composing... later would he write the lyrics to match these rhythm
...Mike Seeger... Old-Timey
was music director for the BDZ in the German state of Hesse, and from 1990-1998 lecturer in Mandolin (as a major subject) at the Music University in Heidelberg
regularly performs with both mandolin and violin...formed a duo mandolin and guitar together with Yvonne Azaert...has a suite for solo mandolin...author of the book "The Embergher Mandolin"...director and leader of the Royal Estudiantina "La Napolitaine.
tune with variations played by Oleg Videnov from Sofia, Bulgaria on the mandolin...-?. Performed by Oleg Videnov(mandolin) and Lachezar Videnov (guitar)...Silvestri-Serenade...Moto Perpetueo - Raffaele Calace
Born in 1982, Vincent Beer Demander appears to be one of the main mandolonists of his generation...performed all over the world solo or besides renown musicians such as Mike Marshall, Roland Dyens, Ricardo Sandoval...Composer ...teaches at the National Conservatory of Marseille as well as at the academy of mandolin of Marseilles...
...members are teachers and concert performers who have graduated from French and/or Italian National Conservatoires. Nov' Mandolin members divide their time between concerts, training courses, teaching practice and contemporary creations.
Carlo Aonzo mandolin... Céline Cellucci mandolin... Giovanni Merisi mandolin... Clara Ponzoni mandolin ... Giorgio Borsani mandocello...Freddy Colt mandolin...Miriam Zaniboni mandolin...Cécile Valette mandolin...Sabine Spath mandolin...Giorgio Caneva mandolin... Paolo Stirnimann mandola ...Giorgio Pertusi mandola, mandolin ...Olivia Tarallo mandolin
Sous la direction de Jean-Luc Rocchietti (Under the direction of Jean-Luc Rocchietti, Mandolin solo: Annick Robergeau )
Composé de 27 musiciens amateurs âgés de 10 à 65 ans, et dirigé par Olivia Tarallo-Valgelata, l'orchestre de mandolines de l'école de musique municipale de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, accompagné d'un piano, ajoué Vivaldi et Ennio Morricone, des sérénades italiennes et des airs plus contemporains (Composed of 27 amateur musicians aged 10 to 65, and directed by Olivia Tarallo-Valgelata, the mandolin orchestra of the municipal music school in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin...played Vivaldi and Ennio Morricone, Italian serenades and more contemporary tunes...)
...one of the leading duos playing modern and historic plucked instruments...They have discovered forgotten works by old masters and have inspired their contemporaries to write for them.
Bis Ende dieses Wintersemesters war sie die einzige Mandolinen-Professorin Deutschlands und machte damit die Wuppertaler Abteilung der Musikhochschule Köln zum Mekka aller Mandolinisten. (At the end of the winter semester she was the only mandolin professor in Germany and thus made the Wuppertal Department of Music Academy in Cologne a Mecca of all mandolin.)
...Hanno contribuito al successo di questa tournée tutti i membri a partire dal primo mandolino di spalla Clara Ponzoni Borsani (Svizzera), insieme agli altri mandolinisti Sabine Spath (Germania), Giorgio Pertusi (Voghera, Italia), Freddy Colt (Sanremo, Italia), Miriam Zaniboni (Ferrara, Italia), Paolo Stirnimann (Svizzera), Matteo Bonizzoni (Busto Arsizio, Italia)...
Steffen Trekel and Michael Tröster constitute an absolute top two this exquisite chamber music Instrumentation...this Mandolin Guitar Duet merge to form a special unit quickly.
The Duo Steffen Trekel (mandolin) and Michael Tröster (guitar) ist definitivly one of the most importand duos for mandolin and guitar in Germany and all over the world.
...one of the first students of Marga Wilden Hüsgen...played all over the world in more than 2000 concerts...initiated many new compositions for the mandolin...
... pupil of the internationally acclaimed virtuoso mandolinist Ugo Orlandi...studied the Italian school of mandolin playing at Padua Conservatoire...created a special project to introduce young people to the mandolin...
...being a classical mandolin player...opens a wide field for creative freedom...I feel that I am bringing to light new faces of this unique instrument
one of the leading mandolin players in Israel...has performed with most of the leading Israeli orchestras...
...recorded for labels such as Naxos, Orlando and Albany Records...founded the Hannover International Ensemble...solo performances with several orchestras in the UK, among them, Imaestri Orchestra, London International Orchestra, Arnold Sinfonia, Airedale Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the City...
active scholar of historic mandolinists and mandolin repertoire...teaches popular annual workshops in New York City...founded the International Academy of Italian Mandolin...promoting the art of Italian classical mandolin playing...passion to both champion the mandolin's forgotten past and to develop its classical tradition into the future
...his father Giuseppe (Director of the "Circolo Mandolinistico G. Verdi di Savona"), instilled in him a love and respect for the mandolin that has remained with him all his life...
...Student of Maestro Ugo Orlandi, obtaining the degree of academic degree in mandolin at the "Cesare Pollini" of Padova...directed for three years, the Federation mandolin Veneto ...Researcher of original music for plectrum instruments authors of Vicenza, has found and discovered composers almost unknown...
...studied mandolin with Ugo Orlandi...has performed as soloist...founder of Venice Mandolin & Guitar Ensemble...
...teacher Ugo Orlandi... plays with "Duo Dea" (Mandolin and Piano), "Pizzican Duo" (Mandolin and Guitar), "Duo Esposito-Nishiyama" (2 Mandolins) and "Intermezzo Quartet".
Ugo introduces me to another mandolinist, Donna Frati. She played with Ugo in Dublin...they were soloists in...Vivaldi's Double Mandolin Concerto.
...Carlo Aonzo hat bei Ugo Orlandi studiert und ist vermutlich nach Orlandi der bekannteste italienische Mandolinspieler...(Carlo Aonzo has studied with Ugo Orlandi and is believed to be, after Orlandi, the most famous Italian mandolinist ...).
studied with...André Saint-Clivier, Giuseppe Anedda as well as Mauro Squillante...teaches Mandolin and Classic Guitar at the E.M.E. (Ensemble Mandolinistico Estense) music school in Modena
graduated in mandolin in 1993 at the Conservatorio "Pollini" of Padua, where she studied with Maestro Ugo Orlandi...teaches mandolin at some schools in Piedmont
...specialist of ancient plectrum instruments (mandolin and mandola, mandolone, colascione...Carries out an intense concert activity in Italy and abroad performing solo, duo with harpsichordist Raffaele Vrenna...teaches mandolin at the Piccinni Conservatory in Bari and is professor at the Conservatory of Salerno "G.Martucci".
The Capriccio Zingaresco by Enrico Marucelli is being played by the young Japanese mandolin player Ryo Aoyama.
The 'Capriccio Spagñuolo' (Op. 276) by Carlo Munier (1859 - 1911) performed by the Dutch mandolinist Ferdinand Binnendijk ...RÊVERIE - Claude Debussy performed by Ferdinand Binnendijk, mandolin...Raffaele Calace - RONDO Op.127 performed by Ferdinand Binnendijk, Mandolin...
Jesse Buijs, Kitty Wortel-Hendriks,Ferdinand Binnendijk - 2nd concertmaster
Sebastiaan de Grebber - 1st concertmaster, Yolanda Döpp, Pauline Ulderink
... followed masterclasses from Keith Harris, Gertrud Weyhofen, Detlef Tewes en Caterina Lichtenberg....
Alex Timmerman is Music Director of Het Consort...One of the world's premier experts on historical plucked instruments...author of De Mandoline en de Gitaar door de Eeuwen heen (The Mandolin and the Guitar Through the Centuries)...concert artist, conductor, and lecturer Alex Timmerman has taught mandolin and guitar...works for the musical instrument department of the Haags Gemeentemuseum of The Hague.
...mandolin virtuoso in Russia...
The Founder - Lars Forslund (of the Mandolin Academy in Venice)...completed his studies of the classical mandolin under the guidance of Keith Harris, Takashi Ochi, and Yasuo Kuwahara at the Institute for Chamber Music in Kobe, Japan...
fondato nel 1976 il "Gruppo mandolinistico di Gandria" che ha diretto dal 1976 al 1990 per poi passare all' "Orchestra mandolinistica di Lugano" che dirige tuttora e con la quale ha eseguito più di 400 concerti.Nel 2006 gli è stato conferito il "Plettro d'oro" per i suoi 30 anni di attività. (in 1976 he founded the 'Gruppo mandolinistico di Gandria' (Mandolin Group of Gandria) which he directed from 1976 to 1990 before moving to the 'Orchestra mandolinistica di Lugano' (Mandolin Orchestra of Lugano) and which he heads still and with whom he has performed more than 400 Concertos. In 2006 he was awarded the "Pick of gold" for its 30 years of activity.)
one of the most prominent mandolin-players of Ukraine
[magazine issue Winter, 2002]... Baldassari's work is the latest in a building genre that seeks to find common ground between indigenous American music and the European classical tradition.
...The faculty were mightily impressed by his mandolin playing,...The only trouble was... there was no mandolin program, no such degree, no such curriculum!......Joe is now the first and only mandolinist in the United States to hold a conservatory position as an instructor specifically of classical mandolin.
active through the '80's and '90's with his pioneering mandolin and guitar ensemble, the Mair-Davis Duo [with Marilynn Mair]...In 1989 Mr. Davis assumed the role of Music Director/Conductor of the Providence Mandolin Orchestra...Under his direction the group has been recognized as one of the top plucked string ensembles in the US
In 1982 he joined the Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra and took over as the orchestra's director in 1986, retiring in 2011 after 25 years...In addition to being a solo performer, Mr. Evans plays first mandolin in the Baltimore Mandolin Quartet and teaches mandolin at Goucher College in Baltimore. He has also performed with the Peabody Camerata, Peabody Symphony, Johns Hopkins University Symphony, Providence Mandolin Orchestra, Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra, and as a soloist at Classical Mandolin Society of America conventions.
...a significant figure in this revival, in particular his championing of the unaccompanied mandolin.
...professor of music at Roger Williams University at Bristol, Rhode Island...writing is a series of hybrid choro in which Marilynn uses themes from classical music and jazz to creat Brazilian music...
...Developed the duo-style of playing to a very sophisticated degree.
Emanuil Sheynkman has continued a successful career as a mandolinist...
American-born, French-based musician, Richard Walz, is one of the world's leading classical mandolinists and a highly accomplished violinist. He tours internationally on a regular basis as a recitalist, soloist and member of several chamber music ensembles...recognized for his research and performance of 18th and 19th century music.
[self described on artist webpage] ...progressive original and eastern European traditional music flavored with string jazz, new age, bluegrass, flamenco, rock, classical and other...
exciting young performer...highly idiosyncratic way of playing...adapting classical and bluegrass styles to his own...tunings...techniques
...has achieved phenomenal success in his adopted country, winning the U. S. National Mandolin Championship in 1992, and performing and recording with Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Bela Fleck, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Dan Hicks, and others. Radim tours extensively as a mandolin soloist, and with the quartet, "A Festival of Four." ...
...degree in music from the Instituto Universitario de Estudios Musicales (IUDEM) in Caracas...continue[d] his studies at the Musikhochschule (Cologne University of Music) with Marga Wilden-Hüsgen and Gertrud Weyhoffen...teaches and regularly gives solo and ensemble concerts in classical and Latin American music...directs an amateur mandolin orchestra in Luxemburg.
the Rolling Stones, started as a blues band... asked Ry Cooder to play Yank Rachell-style mandolin licks...
repertoire consists of blues classics... Son House, Yank Rachell, Sam Chatmon, Skip James, Johnny Young, Carl Martin, Howard Armstong, Vol Stevens, Will Hatcher, Tampa Red, Sleepy John Estes, Mississippi Sheiks... Delta and country blues... specialties are blues mandolin and slide guitar...
...blues mandolinists don't exactly represent a crowded genre... has amassed a stack of national blues organization awards for his playing...
Rich is a specialist in blues mandolin...A truly great player and teacher, he has taught music for over 25 years...
[magazine issue Winter 2012-2013]...Blues mandolin... has always been the domain of a few determined, extraordinarily talented players...Andra Faye... moves the blues mandolin needle even higher.
2007 saw Jimi release 'Blue Mandolin', his first album of mandolin-based tunes. Jimi's unique stlye of 'blues mando' made an instant impact on the local scene...
...a very active Napolitan bluesman in the Italian scene...presents here a new kind of "work" born of his passion for the mandolin...
Jim Richter shares insights and techniques that punctuate his style of blues, rock, and folk mandolin...
In modern times Rich Delgrosso is the foremost living exponent of Blues mandolin, he is a fine player and spent time in the company of the great 'Yank' Rachell...
...His largely acoustic music is blues, or at least blues-based, in that he often echoes the dark, doom-laden one-chord boogie patterns ...in addition to guitar, Taylor himself plays mostly banjo and mandolin...
'Mandolin Man' was a heartfelt tribute to Yank Rachell, the great blues mandolin player... Theessink is a multi-instrumentalist, able to play...the mandolin... knows where to insert... a run of mandolin notes...
...plays country blues like the devil, who was an early fan, and is one of the few modern blues artists to adopt the mandolin...
...has long been one of the top guitarists of the acoustic blues in Germany... With his band "Sons of the Desert" and the duo "The Red Hot Serenaders"... In both formations Rainer playing on guitar, Hawaiian guitar, mandolin and ukulele blues, jazz and Hawaiian music in the early years , Rainer has played with many sizes of blues scene...
Highly regarded UK mandolinist... released his long-awaited first CD Bluemando - which features an eclectic mix of blues, jazz and original music and songs...
Article MT107 - from Musical Traditions No 5 (6), Early 1986
... frontman and mandolinist Jeff Austin... performing, with twisted facial expressions, gangly dance moves and on mic silliness belie his deadly earnestness when picking on his instrument.
Jimmy Haley (guitar, vocals); Terry Baucom (banjo, fiddle, bass, vocals); Alan Bibey (mandolin, background vocals); Randy Graham (bass, vocals).
[magazine issue Winter, 2003]... has earned a worldwide reputation as one of the modern masters of bluegrass mandolin... his command of the instrument allows him to go far beyond mere mimicry of Big Mon's [Bill Monroe's] licks to a unique ability to weave new phrases and solos that bear the mark of Monroe without sounding forced or copied.
[magazine issue Spring 2010]...By this time, he was a confirmed Bill Monroe fan and was on his way to being a bluegrass mandolinist... Merriam's mandolin sound is linked closely to the mandolins he plays. He happens to play two of today's best mandolins -- a Monteleone Grand Artist and a Gilchrist F5...
Kukuruza...among the top country groups of Eastern Europe and Russia...Though bluegrass music is a purely American art form, Kukuruza approach it from a very Russian perspective... mandolinist Georgi Palmov...
[magazine issue Winter 2002]... plays mandolin and mandola with bluegrass superstar Laurie Lewis...
...among the very first practitioners of the [Bluegrass] mandolin to break distinctly from Monroe's style, and began to chart a course that has profoundly affected everyone who has played since...
[magazine issue Winter, 2002]... But then, tellingly, he (Bill Monroe) would confide in Sizemore how much he respected him. 'You play what you hear in your head, just like I did,' the father of bluegrass once said to Sizemore.
When Berklee College of Music found itself in need of someone with a focus on mandolin upon the passing of John McGann, they turned to Joe asking him to instruct the next generation...
[magazine issue Spring, 2007]... Until now, there hasn't been a homegrown Aussie player to achieve world-class status as a mandolinist.
Buck White started his musical career not long after the end of World War II, working the dance halls and radio shows... Honky-tonk music called for the piano and the bluegrass mandolin, and so he became proficient on both, absorbing the many varieties of Texas country and blues...
Brazilian choro mandolinist Danilo Brito... proved there is room for progress while respecting the integrity of the classics... a master of phrasing, making the music swell and recede, ebb and flow...
Choro das 3 is a Brazilian Instrumental Music Band...Elisa plays mandolin...Mike Marshall says Choro das 3 plays '... the highest quality of Brazilian Choro music that can be heard any place today.'
modern arrangements of Brazilian Chôro, Samba, Bossa, Basque, and Latin Jazz ...Ray's unique mandolin style...steps into the foremost ranks of jazz and Latin-based mandolinists
...Brazil devoted himself to mandolin performance and research from an early age, specializing in "Choro...in addition to performing, teaches at the Villa-Lobos Institute of Music and the Brazilian Conservatory of Music...
Fretboard Journal Issue 14: Summer 2009...late mandolin virtuoso...David Grisman even declares, 'Paul Buskirk is one of the unsung heroes of the mandolin.'
Lead guitarist moved to Nashville from Los Angeles in the early 90's. He spent the next 12 years touring with Tanya Tucker and Collin Raye.
... Ranch Romance (Jo Miller, Nancy Katz, Barbara Lamb, Lisa Theo....alt-country, Western Swing...
... plays mandolin and fiddle in that show's (Prairie Home Companion) The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band...
I spoke to Chris about his Ozark(s) a couple of years ago when Fairport Acoustic were passing through... Chris's primary requirement is a good playing mandolin that we almost always be amplified...
...his mandolin playing is much under-rated...
equally great on fiddle and mandolin...
Ian Anderson: Vocals, flute, acoustic guitar, mandolin
...at some point the mandolin riff came, but I was still playing it over a kind of Jazz/Waltz/Blues...and then one day I said, 'Let me play this mandolin to a click track.'...
...That and other videos of Dash really do show his versatility on the mandolin...
Last night Pink Floyd legends Roger Waters and Dave Gilmour were reunited...With Gilmour on mandolin,... the trio... played an unplugged version of Outside The. Wall...
...heavy metal guitar hero, mandolinist, luthier, composer, and inventor... spent about a decade advocating electric mandolins...
"Friend of the Devil" was written by Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter, and John "Marmaduke" Dawson...released on the Dead's "American Beauty" album...David Grisman played mandolin on the studio recording.
... played the mandolin solo on "Maggie May," as well as on "Mandolin Wind," both songs on Stewart's 1971 "Every Picture Tells A Story" album.
bought his first mandolin in April 1970 in Evansville, Indiana...brought his newly acquired mandolin to Headley Grange in late May 1970...added another level of aural texture to Jimmy's acoustic guitar work..Seattle Washington's Backstage Theatre...played mandolin, piano and arranged string parts and conducted the orchestra on some tracks.
That's John Paul Jones on mandolin and bass, and I'm (Jimmy Page) playing the banjo, six-string acoustic, 12-string and electric guitar
a nice version of the Mott The Hoople classic "I Wish I was Your Mother" featuring Ronson on mandolin
...you are also hearing the mandolin orchestra that backs her up...she plays a Calace Classico A, one of the highest end bowlbacks made by the company...
...The bio goes on to say...studies mandolin under Tadashi Aoyama, who is one of the top players in Japan...
...one of mandolindom's living treasures...one of a handful of those who've forged jazz frontiers on the fretboard...hands-on experience with the previous generation's triumvirate greats in jazz mandolin, Tiny Moore, Johnny Gimble, and Jethro Burns has allowed him to carry their torch and assist in cultivating a new crop of players
...the fact that he is playing a mandolin has helped him to create a signature/recognizable tone and style...
...wears a lot of hats. As a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (mandolin, guitar, banjo, and harmonica), he has released seven albums since 1992's Banshee Mandolin...
[magazine issue Summer, 1999]... 'I was caught up by the tone of the mandolin the first time I heard it and knew then I would play it.'...b egan exploring those possibilities and discovered David Grisman. "That changed my whole outlook. It just blew the door down. It was so significant that it just changed everything."
...his own recordings as a mandolinist have made inroads on the national jazz and bluegrass scenes...teaching and writing about the mandolin...given workshops at festivals...serves as the jazz columnist for Mandolin Magazine.
Partant, améliorer ses performances mandolinistiques et étendre son domaine musical, accéder mieux armé à l'improvisation.
Son bagage traditionnel, son goût de l'improvisation, une inspiration traversée de Méditerranée et de jazz, l'originalité de son jeu comme de ses compositions, ont fait de lui un mandoliniste internationalement reconnu