Extract: My grandad used to play the uke to me when I was a kid – as far back as I can remember. He sang comic numbers, vaudeville songs. As a tiny tot I knew the catchy tunes, jaunty ...
Extract: Nestling in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside is one of the countries hidden gems: Alan Harris’
Ukulele Museum. It is a collection of the beautiful, the weird, and the wonderful, all
seen in the delightful company of Alan. Alan has music in his blood, as he grew up all ...
Extract: In my teens I discovered folk and blues music. The first gig I went to was a guitarist called Isaac
Guillory (who is sadly no longer with us) and I gradually dug deeper into that world. I adore the music of
Charley Patton, Son House, jug band music ...
Extract: The ukulele and I met by accident, as is so often the case. I had a seven-piece band,
The Tricity Vogue Slinktet, playing vintage lounge jazz versions of pop tunes and my own
original tunes. I didn't play an instrument, so mine was the traditional role of ...