James Hill, Ukulele Masters, Emilyn Brodsky on Video

In this week’s videos: James Hill breaks out some hip hop beats and a pair a chopsticks, Byron Yasui, Lyle Ritz, Ledward Kaapana, Bob Brozman, Joel Eckhaus and Jim Beloff play together, while Craig Robertson and Phredd participate in Take Your Daughter to YouTube Day.

James Hill – Chopsticks

Emilyn Brodsky – You Read Me Wrong

Plenty more where that came from.

Ukulele Masters

Jen Kwok – If I Could Love a Man

GUGUG – County Line

shanifawni – The Ghost of Corporate Future

Todd Baio – Ukaholic

Freak478625 – Five Foot Two

The Robertsons – Werewolf Country

Phredd & Keilah – Don’t Take Your Dog to Church

Mary-Anne McTrowe – (Don’t Eat That Mayonnaise) Straight from the Jar

Ukulelezo – You Got What It Takes for Me

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  1. MC Safety August 16th, 2008 4:17 pm

    My favorite has to be James Hill with the chopsticks. I’ve been doing something similar for a few months now, but I’ve been having a lot more trouble making ti sound musical.

    Figures it would only take him an afternoon.

  2. Woodshed August 16th, 2008 7:22 pm

    Don’t feel bad, MC Safety. My guess is that he says the same thing every time he pulls that trick out.

  3. Isaac August 17th, 2008 3:22 pm

    I couldn’t stand the Ukulele Masters video. Jumping between ukulele and ookulele and uke and ook for starters. Call it what you will but at least be consistent.

  4. Woodshed August 17th, 2008 6:43 pm

    Isaac: ‘Ook’ is like fingernails on a chalkboard to me. Can’t stand it. I don’t remember seeing a Hawaiian say anything other than ‘uke’.

  5. Mute August 19th, 2008 4:47 am

    Dan Scanlon was trying to explain that thing James Hill did over a pint of Guinness, you really have to see it though. I’m probably better off making my ukes into chopsticks though.

  6. Woodshed August 19th, 2008 7:31 pm

    Mute: :)) Yes, that’s definitely the easier way to go with it.

  7. Cardboardfrog August 19th, 2008 11:45 pm

    that fivefoot two video really is something else, What an excellent arrangement, really reminded me of a certain mr shimabukuro,
    i also really liked ukulelozo’s she sings so beautifully and theres just something about a pretty girl with a ukulele ^^,

  8. Woodshed August 20th, 2008 10:29 pm

    Yep. Ukulelezo rocks.

  9. Ukulelezo August 21st, 2008 9:25 pm

    You guys are making me blush! Truly you are my favourite people today!

  10. Woodshed August 23rd, 2008 5:04 pm

    Ukulelezo: When you opening the fan club?

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