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Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain in the South

Hard to believe but the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain performed close enough to my home that I could attend.  And play along with them. And get to meet them in person. I’ve been a fan of the UOGB for … Continue reading

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Kathy’s Projects: Baritone Ukulele

As I sit grading end-of-the-semester projects, I wonder what Kathy Matsushita will build during the summer of 2011.  Kathy is a teacher but in the summertime she is a luthier. If you follow her on her website, she always takes on … Continue reading

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Bee-uke-ti-ful: On her way to perform Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee

When the azaleas bloom (a couple of weeks ago now) I usually take my camera out for a workout.  I was focusing on the azaleas, but my automatic focus chose something else.  Not until I brought the photo into my … Continue reading

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Artrage: Could be Uke-rage

Artrage (on iTunes) the drawing program for iPad is impressive.  At least the work I’ve seen completed on Artrage indicates that it is an impressive program.  I need to try it when I get a spare moment. Cigarbox guitar  and ukulele … Continue reading

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Seeking Sunlight: Ukuleles, time-lapse photo, Music

Have you seen some of the cool time lapse photography that’s being shared online?  Sample the Packer-Steelers game,  Vancouver City,  or a range of nature timelapses. As you see there’s an intriguing element to it.  If you want an in-depth … Continue reading

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Victoria Vox in Technicolor

A few weeks back, I attended the Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway.  Seems a long time ago. But I wanted to share a little about Victoria Vox’s workshop at the event.  She taught us how to play  “Technicolor Way” from her … Continue reading

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Humble Uker has a point: Ukulele inspires love of music, not just the ukulele

The post from HU was really interesting and has had me thinking for a couple of weeks.  In fact, I started writing a blog post about it a while back but after six pages (and I know I am not … Continue reading

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The guy with a ukulele on the exhibition floor: Bill Barnes

November is the month for conventions.  At the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) convention we enjoyed presenting to a great group of people. On blogging.  Then after our presentation we toured the exhibition floor.  This was the time … Continue reading

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Keyed 4 Ukuleles: Photos and Instagram

The new iPhone App, Instagram, is a lot of fun to play with.  It’s like the digital version of a polaroid camera — and that’s what the icon looks like on your iPhone.  It’s free.  And did I mention fun? … Continue reading

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Ukulele and Beat-Box

As always, reading on the Web can leads one through a tangled Web of information and entertainment.  I forget where I started earlier — ah yes with the new iPhone app called  instagr.am I joined and posted my first picture … Continue reading

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