Bill Sevesi: Friday Links

Kiwi ukulele legend Bill Sevesi has died. YouTube has the documentary Bill Sevesi’s Dream featuring the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra and some lovely playing from the man himself.

– A new Garfunkel and Oates special is out next week on Vimeo. You can pre-order it here.
– You can watch all of Finland’s Pieni ukulelefestivaali here.

New Releases
– The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain has new album of traditional folk tunes coming out on May 1st. You can pre-order and listen to clips on their website.
– New EP from Brit Rodriguez: How to Burn.

Mark Roberts T-16 Archtop tenor.
Making a ukulele out of firewood.

Not Ukulele
– The Surprisingly Awesome podcast has an unsurprisingly awesome episode on the circle of fifths.
– I turned to the darkside this week and made a guitar tab. It’s for the theme to Firewatch Stay in Your Tower and Watch. Here’s how the tab sounds.

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  1. s2art May 2nd, 2016 1:48 am

    I had been meaning to find and send you a link to the Bill Sevesi documentary for a couple of years now. Looked like a neat old guy and loved his ukulele. Sad times. And apparently today is “play your ukulele day”, so I think I will.

  2. Woodshed May 2nd, 2016 7:40 pm

    s2art: So will I!

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