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Learn About Bluegrass Mandolin Music for Weddings

While many people are familiar with the term “Bluegrass”, many still do not know that the mandolin is arguably the most important Bluegrass instrument there is. The mandolin is commonly associated with Italian music, the music of the Mediterranean and South America. This is rightfully so, as these regions’ music heavily features the mandolin. However, the mandolin is equally as important to American Bluegrass music. The first official Bluegrass band, Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys, prominently featured the mandolin. Bill Monroe, who is credited with the invention of Bluegrass music, played the mandolin in the Blue Grass ...  
“The musicians were fantastic -- they were the toast of our entire ceremony and reception. My husband is Scottish, but we also love jazz, and the ensemble found a way for us to blend both. They played pieces for us that were not too folksy but still gave us the unique feel we were hoping for and it did not go unnoticed. Guests told us it was some of the best live music they had heard and that made our special day even more memorable.”

—Melanie & Matthew, married May 21, 2006, Historical Courthouse, Santa Barbara, CA

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