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I’m a Greek mandolinist, sharing my knowledge, adventures and discoveries

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A Luthier’s Journey

Richard Morgan is a maker (luthier) from Australia and a member of theMandolinTuner community. From the moment that Richard joined theMandolinTuner we started exchanging e-mails and I was very happy to read about his work, especially as Richard mandolins (and mandolas, mandocellos, etc.) are truly innovative, featuring a unique sound-board design and lots of other innovations as well.

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Chords Database

864 Fingered Chord Diagrams!

Playing chords with the mandolin is easy! If you are new to this,  check the “Beginner? Start Here” section below to see how to play easy two-fingered or three fingered chords! Otherwise, you can access the by far biggest online mandolin chords database, to find how to play any chord you can imagine.

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Mandolin Around the World

I am creating an on-line database of mandolinists, mandolin orchestras and mandolin heroes with video performances.

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  • Synchronicity – Providence Mandolin Orchestra

    Synchronicity – Providence Mandolin Orchestra

    The Providence Mandolin Orchestra, directed by Mark M. Davis, performs Synchronicity.


  • Providence Mandolin Orchestra

    Providence Mandolin Orchestra

    The Providence Mandolin Orchestra is a group of amateur and professional musicians united by the love of performing a unique style of music. They are committed to carrying on the rich tradition of the American mandolin orchestra while […]

  • Nightclub 1960 Astor Piazzolla, Duo Tewes & Gerstmeier

    Nightclub 1960 Astor Piazzolla, Duo Tewes & Gerstmeier

    From “Histoire du Tango” Nightclub 1960 by Astor Piazzolla, played by Detlef Tewes (Mandolin) & Frank Gerstmeier (Guitar) from the CD “Together again”. A great virtuoso and musician , Mr Tewes plays that effortlessly.

  • Detlef Tewes

    Detlef Tewes

    Detlef Tewes stands at the world’s leading conductors and orchestras as a synonym for universal mandolin virtuoso. As a solo artist, he has numerous prizes and performs with top orchestras and conductors. He is also the […]

  • Jacob do Bandolim – André de Sapato Novo

    Jacob do Bandolim – André de Sapato Novo

    Nothing can beat the original! “André de Sapato novo”, composed by Andre Victor Correia and performed by the Brazilian mandolin hero, Jacob do Bandolim. Let’s Dance!


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