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|Pegasus - Quality Guitar and Mandolin Cases|

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|Skallagrigg Scottish Ceilidh Band|

| The British Banjo, Mandolin and Guitar Federation |

| Lanarkshire Guitar and Mandolin Association |

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| New in Print from Hal Leonard - Mandolin Favorites |
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| First Annual Alan Bibey Mandolin Camp |
| New in Print - 400 Smokin' Bluegrass Mandolin Licks |
| Michael Daves Artistworks Bluegrass Vocal Lessons |
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Simon Mayor & Hilary James ~ Mandolinquents Upcoming concerts

In a rare Mandolinquents Trio concert, Simon Mayor, Hilary James and guitarist Gerald Garcia appear at Newark Music Club on 21st Nov.

Simon will be staying in the North to visit some old haunts and join his long-lost mate Robin Garside for a workshop session with Sheffield Traditional Fiddlers on 24th Nov./p>

Simon, & Hilary are joined by Richard Collins to play cabaret in the gastronomic heaven of The Crooked Billet, Sth. Oxfordshire on 25th Nov.

Simon Mayor & Hilary James play at Aston Tirrold, Oxon on 5th Dec, and Byfield Village Hall, Northants on 19th Dec.

Mandolinquents Christmas Extravaganza

The Mandolinquents in full ensemble are already gearing up for their annual extravaganza at The Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury on 17th Dec. As always, music, merriment and mince pies (from Lidl, but don't knock them) are guaranteed. They'll be joined by ukulele and classical banjo star Elias Sibley.

Details and full dates are on the tour dates page.

Mandolin.org.uk Featured Artist:

Image: Gary PetersonGary Peterson

Gary Peterson is a superb mandolinist with a mastery of the music of his native islands. The way he ornaments tunes is a joy to the ear and his use of short bursts of tremolo in place of the triplets others might use is especially distinctive and most impressive.

Mandolin.org.uk Featured Band:

Image: SixfifteenSixfifteen

The three members of Sixfifteen got together for fun at the Larmertree festival in 2005, and secured a spot in the Acoustic Roots Cafe at a quarter past six. Their first live Performance went so well that they were asked back for the following two days at…6:15.

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Mandolin.org.uk Interviews:

Trevor Moyle
It's a few years since we first interviewed him so here's an update.

Mandolin.org.uk Maker Reviews:

Matthew J Bascetta - hand crafted stringed instruments & repairs
Matthew John Bascetta has been making stringed instruments since 1999. Originally from the United States, he learned to make fine dulcimers while working for Folkcraft Instruments in his home town of Winsted, Connecticut.



Makers

Image: Sean Ash - Ash Mandolins | Sean Ash |

Andy Manson Guitars | Andy Manson |

Fylde Guitars | Fylde Guitars |

*Cover Mandolin Rigel G110