The Mandolin Society of Philadelphia presents the Connecticut-based Hampton Trio and the Philadelphia-based Sycamore Muse Trio in concert together.
The Hampton Trio includes Mark Davis (mandolin), Robert Margo (mandola), and Beverly Davis. The Hampton Trio performs original music and arrangements for mandolin, mandola, and classical guitar. In addition to their trio repertoire, the group's programs often include classical guitar duos by Mark and Beverly Davis, and mandolin solos by Robert Margo.
Formed in 2011, the mandolin and guitar duo Sycamore Muse performs at Chef Joey Baldino's acclaimed eateries: Zeppoli (Collingswood, NJ) and the Palizzi Social Club (South Philadelphia). Joe Todaro and Mark Linkins, who share mandolin and guitar duties, also perform for weddings, receptions, art openings, etc. The Sycamore Muse Trio includes the addition of internationally renowned accordionist Joe Soprani, also known to accordion enthusiasts as "Dizzy Fingers."