Meet “Django”

I’d like to officially introduce a new addition to the family: Herb Taylor custom mandocello #269. He has been named “Django” (full name – “Django Fret the Mandocellorian”).

  • Sitka Spruce arch top
  • Cherry back and sides
  • Top sound hole
  • Bottom two courses octave (cC-gG-dd-gg)
  • Open headstock w/ locking Spertzel tuners
  • Arm rest
  • Pick guard
  • K&K pickup

Herb is a world-class luthier based in Golden, CO (about an hour from my house), and he has built custom bouzoukis for some of the best players in the world. And he has managed to outdo himself again! He helped me select the wood and features, and kept me posted throughout the build process. He has several splendid instruments looking for good homes – check ’em out here:

Author: Wolf Loescher

Wolf Loescher is a singer / storyteller based in Longmont, Colorado. He sings songs and tells stories from the Old World and the New, accompanying himself on his custom 8-string Irish bouzouki, tenor guitar, and foot percussion.