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  • Acoustic Gangsters – Jozef Scheiner and Peter Luha

    Acoustic Gangsters – Jozef Scheiner and Peter Luha

    Acoustic Gangsters- Mandolinist Jozef Scheiner has just released an instrumental solo mandolin album called “Perinmama”. In this video he plays “For Piazzolla”, a song from that album together with guitarist Peter Luha. Both musicians hail from Slovakia. The music of “Acoustic Gangsters” here is very reminiscent of the David Grisman Quintet (perhaps more in the days of Mark O’Connor). Both Jozef and Peter are loaded with chops, and this composition “For Piazzolla” has it all including a very memorable melody.  Jozef Scheiner’s Biography […]

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  • Taylor & Jessie Baker: Soldier’s Joy

    Taylor & Jessie Baker: Soldier’s Joy

    A lot has happened since 2008 to these brothers, (the Baker Brothers) who are from Martinsville, Indiana. In this video, Taylor and Jessie Baker, age 15 and 17, playing Soldier’s Joy on mandolins. “Jessie ( known for banjo) and Taylor (mandolin) Baker. Jessie was born in 1991, Taylor in 1993. Began performing in 2002. Mom and dad, Anna and David, perform with the boys on bass and guitar. Have won several band competitions and perform regularly at festivals like Bean Blossom and Ralph […]

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  • Sierra Hull and Ryan Holladay – Salt Creek

    Sierra Hull and Ryan Holladay – Salt Creek

    If you’ve been keeping up with Acoustic Guitar Videos you will notice that we just featured more Mark O’Connor recently and posted his Winfield Kansas National Flatpicking Championship performance (hey, mind blowing stuff… suggest you listen if you haven’t heard this yet). One of the things that the video did say was, Mark O’Connor was bluegrass music’s first child prodigy. Well, I don’t know if I agree with that. After all, fiddler Vassar Clements performed on the Grand Ole Opry […]

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