SoundArt Recordings Welcome!

Welcome to SoundArt Recordings, the label created by the late mandolin master Butch Baldassari to house his CDs and instructional materials. 

Butch BaldassariButch Baldassari, the late mandolin master, created new interest in this age-old instrument. His recordings and teaching materials continue luring legions of admirers, old and new, to the legacy of music he created. With his mastery of a wide variety of mandolin styles, Baldassari's versatility was unmatched. He moved from bluegrass festivals to symphony halls with ease and grace, earning respect and admiration in these seemingly disparate worlds. Baldassari appeared on A Prairie Home Companion, CBS This Morning, CNN and Riders in the Sky Radio Theatre. In Butch Baldassari and the music he created, the past, present, and future of this small, yet richly powerful instrument are in the best of hands.