Ukulele Grades: Friday Links

Learning

– I haven’t heard much about Victoria College of Music ukulele grades since they launched. But the Registry of Guitar Tutors are offering ukulele grades as well. Read about it here and here.

Pre-Order

Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra’s new album.
– Keston Cobblers’ Club new EP A Pocket Guide to Escaping.

Pictures

Shimo Guitars’ “boo’sarthtop” and Boo’s triple neck ukulele.
Newsboy & Uke (c.1930)
– “Ukelele pintado para Roque
– “A girl wearing a pretty hat strums a Martin style 3 ukulele

Video

– A couple of great uke-featuring NPR Tiny Desk Concerts: Irene Diaz and Saintseneca.

Poetry Corner

Sandra Beasley reads her poem Ukulele on NPR

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  1. Conor August 22nd, 2014 3:02 am

    I’m really looking forward to those new albums. Now if only Beirut would come out with a new album.

  2. Woodshed August 22nd, 2014 8:08 am

    Conor: I hope so too. Last I heard they were playing Lebanon for the first time.

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