“Reminiscent of the singer/songwriters who penned the soundtrack of the ‘60s and ‘70s, Bruce Mandel brews up a coffeehouse sound that’s espresso rich in inspiration and experience. As a vocalist, Bruce comes across as smooth, comfortable and quite likable." -Singer & Musician Magazine
Recommendations from hosts
December, 2017 - "It was a beautiful night to play outside on the deck. Bruce engaged the audience in delightful ballads as the sunset on the Sandia Mountains. Humorous and entertaining." (K. Ziegler)
Bruce Mandel’s guitar, keen lyrical ear, & intimate & honest voice have traveled with him across the country & through musical territory both new & familiar.
The diverse sounds of his 4 recordings straddle the Contemporary Folk, Americana, Singer/Songwriter genres reflecting the breadth of Mandel’s experience.
Bruce is a storyteller. His lyrically driven songs are both personal & probing, whether he is writing from his own experience or weaving the ballad of another’s, as in “Irene Kibbe,” ...