Joe Todaro and Mark Linkins have been performing together as an instrumental duo since 2011. Their unique blend of mandolin and guitar lends itself to a diverse range of musical styles, including classical, baroque, pop, standards, and world music. Visit the Audio Samples page to hear the duo. Sycamore Muse performs for a variety of private and public events, including weddings, anniversary parties, corporate functions, concerts, and cultural/musical festivals. The duo also performs regularly at Zeppoli, a Sicilian restaurant in Collingswood, New Jersey. Sycamore Muse‘s distinctive sound will lend a special touch to your special event.

Sycamore Muse is also available as a trio. The trio format includes the addition of internationally recognized accordion virtuoso Joe Soprani. Over the course of six decades, Joe performed with Pavarotti, the Philadelphia Orchestra, Jon Bon Jovi, and countless other world class artists and orchestras. His career is documented in the film documentary Dizzy Fingers: The Life of Joe Soprani.

See below for audio samples of Sycamore Muse in both duo (mandolin and guitar) and trio (mandolin, guitar, and accordion) settings.

Sycamore Muse Duo - including mandolin and guitar - performs J.S. Bach's "Arioso"
Sycamore Muse Trio - including mandolin, guitar, and accordion - performs Abreu's "Amando sobre o Mar" at 2016 Classical Mandolin Society of America Convention.