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Duo Recado

Duo Recado

Mandolin and Guitar with Dave Griffiths and Helen James

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Concerts and Recitals

Spanning the rich diversity of the mandolin repertoire, David and Helen create an exciting atmosphere presenting mandolin music at its best. The music comes from the Classics, Romantic Italian, East European and Gipsy sources, Jazz and Ragtime as well as standards from the Golden age of tunes from the 1930s and 40s. For a list of their mandolin repertoire click here to download.

Italian Music

Experience the wonderful music of Italy with our Italian set. Tunes from The Godfather, Opera classics like 'Nesan Dorma', folk classics like 'Come Back to Sorrento' and the romantic 'Santa Lucia' to conjure up the magic of Italy.


Say it with a beautiful melody. Duo Recado play a ravishing mix of music to delight and entertain. The magical sound of  mandolin and guitar is perfect for that romantic tingle so important in music for weddings, birthdays or special occasions.

They will also play and arrange special requests for wedding music and a bride or grooms favourite song.

Helen James

Classical and world music guitarist, Helen is an accomplished solo artist. From a classical training Helen has added both Folk and Jazz to her repertoire making her one of the most versatile and consummate guitarists around.