The mandolin is so worldwide, and my thinking is so narrow, writes Bill Graham, in a tribute to parlor pickers and master builders from around the world: –
That’s how I felt as I pondered Volker Dick’s note about my recent column on the second golden era of parlor picking.
‘All the best to you from a non-pro mandolin player in Germany, picking in a parlor tooâ€”Volker‘. His note was totally complimentary.
But I realized something about myself; I wrote that column with a totally American point of view. I talked about American builders, American towns and the American music scene. I didn’t look beyond my immediate horizon.
Read Bills’ article on The Mandolin Cafe