Clark JM Jazz Mandolin
Search
Tips & Tricks Mel Bay Mandolin Sessions
Spotlight

Enjoy the resourses on this website? Help us offset our server expenses with a modest one-time donation.

JM_Ad_GiJM.jpg

JM_Ad_JLSmith.jpg

JM_Ad_Clark2.jpg

Manndolins.jpg

JM_Ad_Sorensen.jpg

JM_Ad_Giroaurd.jpg

JM_Ad_MandolinCafe.jpg

Sage Wisdom

"Good improvisation communicates harmonic progression melodically. Effective melodies manipulate harmonic content through the use of guide tones and preparatory gravity notes, masterfully woven in systematic tension, release, and transparent harmonic definition."



« Your "Lucky Day" with Aaron Weinstein. 2 free tracks! | Main | Andy Statman auditions a 12-string mandolin »

January 18, 2014 | Year Anniversary Fender Mando-Strat

MandoStrat_Head.jpg

It's been a year now since these have been out. Met with mixed reviews, the new Fender Mando-strat was a valiant effort to produce an affordable copy of their own electric mandolin of the mid 20th century, AKA "Mandocaster." Many a big name mandolinist was known for saddling one of the originals on the stage, including Jethro Burns and Sam Bush. Though these don't wear a $3,000-4,000 price tag, they are still a seriously great hobby instrument, and for under three Benjamins, aptly so.

We're heading to the 2014 Winter NAMM show this week to see what's new, and our hopes are high for more of these, maybe in some of the traditional mandocaster colors.

Wouldn't a nice Sea Foam Green or Candy Apple Red emando be just the trick?

For more pictures, read 2013 review: Fender Mando-Strat Electric Mandolin

Posted by Ted at January 18, 2014 4:00 PM


Bookmark and Share


QuickNav:   Home | Book | Webtracks | Tips | Store | Contact
Feeds: Tips & Tricks | What's New
© 2005-2015 JazzMando.com. All rights reserved.


Disclaimer: In the 'Information Age' of the 21st Century, any fool with a computer, a modem, and an idea can become a self-professed 'expert." This site does not come equipped with 'discernment.'



Site designed and hosted by No Hassle Design, Development, & Hosting

Tips & Tricks - Listen & LearnMel Bay Mandolin Sessions Articles- check it out!