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The Scottish Mandolin: Links

BMG Summer School: Celtic Mandolin Page under construction.

If you have any mandolin-related links, let me know


Forums
  • Mandolin Cafe
    Discussion about all genres of mandolin music, the instrument itself, and anything else you can think of mandolin-related.
  • Mandolin.org.uk
    A British-based friendly forum for all mandomaniacs.
  • Mando Hangout
    Discussion and advice on the playing, collecting and building of mandolins.
Organisations
  • Lanarkshire Guitar & Mandolin Association
    An organisation which champions mandolin in Scotland, the LGMA organise classes, workshops and concerts in the West of Scotland.
  • The British BMG Federation
    The organisation for all fretted instruments in the UK. Membership gives you, in addition to everything else, and excellent newsletter.
  • Nigel Gatherer's Mandolin School
    Regular classes, on-line tutorials, advice, tunes and recordings.
Mandolin Makers & Sellers
  • The Acoustic Music Co
    A great range of mandolins, mandolin family instruments and hand-made guitars.
  • Moon Mandolins
    Glasgow-based mandolin and guitar makers.
  • JK Mandolins
    On the shores of the Holy Loch, Argyle, John Kelly builds handcrafted instruments
  • Mike Vanden
    High-end quality Scottish-made mandolins (Simon Mayor plays Vanden instruments).
  • Phil Davidson
    Fine handcrafted mandolins from Avon, near Bristol.
Scottish Mandolin Players
  • Jim Sutherland
    Jim Sutherland, who has played with Mirk and The Easy Club, is one of Scotland's most inventive mandolin, cittern, and bodhran players.
Mandolin Players
  • Simon Mayor
    Simply one of the best. Simon's musicianship exudes quality in everything he does.

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