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  1. Chain of Love

From the recording Chain of Love

Octave Mandolin
I am always looking for different voices in the instruments I play, whether it's for live shows or recording. This octave mandolin is a short necked version, hand made by an Austin Luthier named Elaine Filion. Some would say is the same as an Irish Bazouki. Both instruments have long and short neck styles. While some experts may have a different opinion, I explain the main difference as the stringing of each. An octave mandolin's strings are (to be finished /published later)
It's an octave lower than a regular mandolin, tuned the same way. Although I use different tunings, just like I do on the fiddle