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Category Archives: Mandolin
I remember that first festival as though it was yesterday. Of all places, it was held outside of the Motor City. That is right, just outside of Detroit, Michigan. The home of Motown and automobile production, was taking a back … Continue reading
Today when you go to a music store specializing in stringed instruments, you will see a variety mandolins by different instrument makers. They may come in different wood finishes and colors, yet the styles have remained the same for many … Continue reading
Over the course of a year or so, I added polls to my website www.fretmentor.com, for readers to vote on who they believe is the best banjo, guitar or mandolin player of all-time. Of course, some of these polls had … Continue reading
Whether I am performing on stage or teaching in the classroom, I frequently get the following question “Which instrument is the easiest to play; the Banjo, Guitar, or Mandolin?” Banjo For the banjo player, there are various styles that you … Continue reading