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Super Ukulele: Practice for Shimabukuro contest

If you’re not a superbowl fan then you need to pick up your uke and play.  I felt somewhat cheated by CNN’s use of Jake Shimabukuro’s “adz” and superbowl in a headline to get my attention about the ukulele.  So … Continue reading

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John’s Olde Time Religion Ukulele Contest: Some good uke tabs

June 15, 2011 marked the end of John’s Olde Time Religion Contest that was announced somewhere over on the boards at Ukulele Underground. I didn’t see it til now. You can check out all of the entries here. One of … Continue reading

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Ocarina of Time: Nintendo 3DS Link to rekindle Zelda Ukulele Tunes

Yesterday, June 20,2011, Nintendo released “Ocarina of Time” for the Nintendo 3DS. I had no knowledge of this until after a visit to the local Best Buy store where I had an unplanned interaction with the  3DS. One of its … 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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Ukulele Tab: Bailey and Public Domain Ukulele Music

Music in Public Domain for the ukulele in the United States is not overly common. As I wrote at an earlier date about my find of N.B. Bailey and Keoki E. Awai’s book of Ukulele Solos, I will not repeat … Continue reading

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Eric Clapton’s “Run Back to Your Side” was free

On iTunes I download Eric Clapton’s free song “Run Back to Your Side”.  The freebie was to celebrate his new album, “Clapton”.   Of course I downloaded the free song and then looked through all my music to see what … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Ukulele Tab: When Ginny Kissed Harry

When I first saw the Harry Potter movie “The Half-Blood Prince” I knew that at least two of the pieces would be great fun to play on the ukulele. The first time you hear great music can be quite magical. … Continue reading

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Ukulele Tab “Pick Waltz” from Bailey’s 1916 Ukulele Solos

Update: January, 2015 — A full version of the book is available on my newer website.  You can also download Pick Waltz as pdf and gp5 file at this site. ——————– While browsing through a local bookstore a few months ago I … Continue reading

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Rickett’s Hornpipe on Ukulele for St. Patrick’s Day

I like setting small goals.  So for St. Patrick’s Day I am going to try to learn Rickett’s Hornpipe and get a friend to play the rhythm chords with me.  I’m using Ken Middleton’s tabs for Rickett’s Hornpipe. Isn’t it … Continue reading

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Ukulele Tabs for Tab Toolkit: Mauro Giuliani

Tab Toolkit for the iPhone was updated around Feb. 17 or so.  I am even more impressed with this program. All kinds of tweaks (such as locking down the landscape view to name only one) make it even better and … Continue reading

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