If you’re looking for something a bit more ambitious than the usual fare for you ukulele group/orchestra/band, James Hill has put a number of big band ukulele arrangements up for sale. It’s all high and low G friendly and in C and D tuning. To get an idea of what it sounds like, check out the Portland Ukulele Big Band.
The BBC talk ukulele revival with the Duke of Uke, Frank Skinner
MP3s: Minor Constellations has a new record out which you can download free from Rack and Ruin Records. Once a month a bunch of music blogs around the world post a track from their own country. This month The Daily Growl selected Jose Vanders’s lovely uke track For Now from the UK.
Another ukulele appearance on American Idol – Warning: that damn song again.
Some of the Dutch arty ukes I mentioned last week are now for sale.