This week’s guest on the podcast is Emory Lester! EMORY LESTER is one of this day’s foremost exponents of the acoustic mandolin. The power and attach of his mandolin playing are unmatched, and his sound is infectious. His landmark mandolin-featured recording projects have placed him among the elite mandolinists of our time. His latest solo recording titled ‘At Dusk’ showcases Emory’s musical creativity, and skill as a mandolinist and multi-instrumentalist. Emory has undeniably inspired and influenced many of today’s current wave of modern day mandolinists, pointing the way with his clean, clear, fast and efficient mandolin techniques. Be sure to head over to EMORY’S WEBSITE to purchase some tunes or sign up for some lessons!
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This week on the Mandolins and Beer podcast, I talk with one of my all time favorite mandolin players, Matt Flinner. I’ve been a fan of Matt ever since I’ve picked up the mandolin! His credits include solo cds, a jazzy quartet cd, work with Frank Vignola, and his most recent project the Matt Flinner Trio. He has transcribed and published a few music books, been nominated for a Grammy and has an incredible online learning program! You can find out about all of this an more by visiting Matt’s website. Also, be sure to follow Matt on his Facebook and his Instagram.
As always a big thanks to my sponsors for this episode, The Mandolin Cafe and Scott Enloe Woodworking! Be sure you check out Scott’s incredible work on his Website or on his Facebook page!
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This weeks guest is Jarrod Walker. Jarrod is an accomplished mandolin player currently playing with Billy Strings. They are currently on tour and have a brand new album coming out on Sept. 27th. You can get all of the Billy Strings info HERE! I also highly recommend following Jarrod on his Instagram.