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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
As always a HUGE thank you to my sponsor The Mandolin Cafe