The Waiakea Intermediate Ukulele Band – More than 40 Years – Fun with Ukulele – Hawaii

The Waiakea Intermediate School has a Ukulele Band which had its 40th anniversary in 2010. The school still offers this ukulele band as well as a concert band. The band plays pieces like Hilo March, Under The Double Eagle March, Jingle Bells, Carol of the Bells an has made tours to the USA and to […]

London 2013 – The Musical “Once” – With Mandolin, Banjo and Ukulele

London is the musical capital of the world. I think almost every musical you can think of can be seen in London. In the Victoria & Albert Museum we saw an interesting exhibition about theatre and entertainment, with a display about the costumes used in Lion King. We had seen the ads for the musical […]

Pirate Heart and Ukulele – Coeur De Pirate & Julien Doré sing “Umbrella”

The Canadian singer Coeur de Pirate (pirate heart) has sung the song Umbrella together with Julien Doré in thr French TV Show Taratata. This is a great example of a song that is accompanied by just a ukulele. Coeur De Pirate & Julien Doré “Umbrella” // “Pour Un Infidèle” (Live On Taratata Juin 2009) Les […]

Roy Smeck – Ukulele, Hawaiian Steel-Guitar, Banjo – The Wizard of the Strings

Some days ago I have listened to a radio show with historical recordings, a show that did especially include a set of recordings by Roy Smeck – The Wizard of the Strings. Two pieces recorded in 1928 were followed by an interesting set of live recordings from 1977 .  Maybe my favorite song from this […]

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