This week’s episode is with the legendary Don Stiernberg! Currently Don is regarded as a leading exponent of jazz mandolin style, and a respected teacher. The most recent of his nine recording projects is “Good Numbers”, a collection of standards and jazz tunes played by his working band, The Don Stiernberg Trio. Also released in 2016 were three online video instructional courses for Soundslice.com. The trio has performed coast to coast as well as in Germany and Brazil. Don also conveys his love of the mandolin and music at events such as The Mandolin Symposium (CA), The Swannanoa Gathering (NC), Django in June (MA), Mandolin and Guitar Camp North (MA), Steve Kaufman Acoustic Camp (TN), River of the West Mandolin Camp (OR), Cape Cod Mandolin Camp (MA), Ashokan Swing Week (NY), Accademia Internacionale di Mandolino (Italy), European Mandoline Akademy (Germany)and Momento Rio Bandolim (Brazil).
You can find all of Don’s information and sign up for private lessons at his Website. You can also check out his amazing mandolin courses from Soundslice at this LINK. You can also find the books discussed on this episode Here for Don’s and Here for Jethro’s! To hear the songs sampled during this episode, as well as past episodes go to The Mandolins and Beer Spotify Playlist
This week’s guest is Mike Compton! Mike is a true American mandolin master and expert in old-time and deep Southern musical styles, Mike Compton’s straight-from-the-still vocal and instrumental style merges vintage grit with modern authenticity. Whether he’s working with rock stars Elvis Costello and Sting or acoustic legends John Hartford and producer T‐Bone Burnett, Compton can entertain audiences ranging from rockers and urban hipsters to die-hard country, folk, and bluegrass fans as a solo, duo, or band performer.
Be sure to go to Mike’s Website to purchase his music and follow Mike on his Instagram for updates!
Big thanks as always to my weekly sponsor The Mandolin Cafe and this episode’s sponsor Peghead Nation. Get 30 days of free lessons by going to Peghead Nation and entering mandolinbeer at the checkout!
This week’s guest on the Podcast is Mike Guggino of the Steep Canyon Rangers! Mike and the Rangers are currently touring Australia with Steve Martin! The Steep Canyon Rangers have 3 releases coming out in the next 12 months! Be sure to follow them on their Website, Instagram, and Facebook . You should also be sure to follow Mike on his Instagram as well.
This weeks guest is the IBMA 2019 mandolin player of year, Alan Bibey! Alan is an incredible player and was great to talk to! His band Alan Bibey & Grasstowne have a new release that has had two hit singles released off of it! He has put together a successful Mandolin Summer Camp in Surfside, South Carolina and his list of credits is incredible! Be sure to check out Alan at his Website as well as on his Instagram.
This week’s guest on the Mandolins and Beer Podcast is none other than John Reischman! John is an incredible player, writer and person! He has some really cool stories to share. I highly recommend you check out the video that Fretboard Journal did on John’s Loar. (I’ll post the video below this blurb). You can check out all of John’s information on his WEBSITE or on his INSTAGRAM You can also take a months worth of lesson from John on the instructional site PEGHEAD NATION Just follow the link and be sure to enter mandolinbeer at checkout!!
As always a big thanks to my regular weekly sponsor the MANDOLIN CAFE as well as to this episode’s sponsor Peghead Nation!
Episode #12 of the Mandolins and Beer Podcast features a true LEGEND! Mike Marshall is this week’s guest. What a great guy and what a great conversation! Mike has been teaching mandolin on the Artist Works Website. He also has a new album out called Da Capo with the incredible fiddle player Darol Anger available HERE! For all this info and more you can click the links provided or go to Mike’s Website.
This week on the Mandolins and Beer Podcast, I talk with the incredibly talented Jacob Jolliff. Jake is currently on the road with Yonder Mountain String Band website. When Jake is not on the road with Yonder, you can find him promoting his incredible release Instrumentals Vol. 1 which you can purchase from his website. Be sure to follow Jake on his social media pages. Facebook and Instagram