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New album from Elof & Wamberg

Elof & Wamberg are an ukulele and¬†acoustic bass duo from Denmark. Their first album was released in 2012 and the latest, titled Byen Sover, came out¬†this past November. If you liked the first album, you’ll like the second, too. These guys¬†have a¬†unique and wonderful sound, blending jazz, Danish folk and reggae into spare instrumental songs‚Ķ Read More »

Kamaka 100th Anniversary Ukuleles

The Kamaka 100th Anniversary ukuleles are¬†coming for sale online at ukes.com. And no, I’m not affiliated at all with that company – I just compulsively watch their stock. These instruments have a special 100th anniversary headstock logo. For a taste, here’s a 100th Anniversary HF-3 Tenor. Check them all out, mixed into non-100th Anniversary models,‚Ķ Read More »

World Premier of Yasui’s Concerto for Ukulele

There has been much anticipation¬†over the first formal concerto written for ukulele. For those not into classical music, a¬†concerto is traditionally a composition of three movements in which a¬†solo instrument is accompanied by an orchestra or concert band. Usually that solo instrument is one from the orchestra, like a trumpet, flute, clarinet or cello.¬†The ukulele‚Ķ Read More »