"I've been looking for a miniature 5-string banjo for years, one that's
as playable as my Earl Scruggs Mastertone. There's nothing really
available except for cheap toy-like models. Mockingbird Music Company's
"Little Bear" piccolo banjo is the best investment I've made in a long time.
Hand-made just for me, complete with my initials for the inlay, this banjo's
neck rivals my Mastertone, and it produces the sweetest sound. I now have
an excuse to play more banjo in my show, and I find it easier to carry around
and practice on than my full size heavy Gibson."
Todd is one
of the most multi-talented artists. A comedian and musician, he can have
any crowd in stitches. Visit his site at www.toddcharles.com
and see for yourself.
Zenkl (on Mockingbird Music Company's "The Desert Flower")
- "The Best Resophonic mandolin I've heard", "Great tone and projection".
The Desert Flower is featured on Zenkl's latest CD, Restless Joy,
on a piece entitled "At the End of Summer" (Track 7). Click here
to hear a sample of Radim's fabulous musicianship!
Fleck of The Flecktones on our "Nelsonian" nylon string mandolin,
"Smooth", Radim Zenkl quips. "Perfect!" says Mike
Lewandowski, "The first of it's kind. Excellent sound and
projection, wonderful playability, gorgeous finish and workmanship.
Everything I wanted and more!"
Comstock on his custom seven string microtonal guitar, "This instrument
lived up to and far beyond my wildest expectations. Glenn had the
ability to take my vision and create a truly outstanding instrument.
I recommend Mockingbird Music Company to anyone. The balance of tone and
ease of playability both surprised me, and the instrument has drawn out
of me aspects of my playing that I had previously only suspected was there."
Thadd has released 2 CDs. one called "One of Many Faces" including
an ingenious composition called "Twenty-five Frets and Counting",
and another called "The Saucer Sessions". Both CDs feature
the 7-string microtonal acoustic guitar featured in the guitar
section of our gallery.