Hendrix’s “Castles Made of Sand” is now available on the Tablature page for site members. The PDF and Notion files are both included. There will soon be an instructional video of this arrangement on Mandolins Heal The World.
It has been awhile!! 2016 was a year of doctoral-focused work. I wrote an early thesis and took my qualifying exams (I passed, thank you very much). Being a bit burned out by school and work, I’ve taken 2017 off from school, allowing me to focus on work, family, and especially music. I couldn’t host […]
This is a demonstration of my arrangement of Live and Let Die (Paul McCartney) that I developed for a class I taught at my mandolin camp this summer on arranging rock standards for mandolin. Obviously, the cool part of the tune–the Gminor hook between the opening verse and the reggae-influenced bridge–is what drives this arrangement. […]
After attending an amazing Nickel Creek reunion show in Indianapolis last week, I very seriously lamented no longer having my Kimble octave mandolin. However, with a little pocket cash, I did go out and buy a usable bouzouki (until one of you nice people will donate a quality octave to me:) ) as Thile lit […]