Beyond the Holler, Around the Globe | Bill Graham

by | 14 Nov, 2008

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 too—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