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Bill Sevesi: Friday Links

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.

Videos
– 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.

Ukes
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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