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Friday Links: Art on a Postcard, Irish Tunes

Friday Links: Art on a Postcard, Irish Tunes

Jonathan Lewis launched his excellent and challenging ebook Irish Tunes for Campanella Ukulele a couple of years ago with a guest post about campanella ukulele. It was well worth a buy then and he’s been adding to it since and he’s just updated to the final version which includes 40 tunes (16 jigs, 11 reels, 7 hornpipes, 2 polkas and 4 pieces by O’Carolan).

Art on a Ukulele is a new project from Art on a Postcard which raises money for The Hepatitis C Trust. Thirty artists headed by Mick Rooney will be painting 30 ukuleles. Eight of which are made by Pete Howlett and will be used in a special performance by the UOGB. You can sign up for their mailing list to keep up to date with it and with Kev Munday’s art on a plectrum

New Releases
– Another album of infectious singalong folk from Keston Cobblers Club Almost Home.
Craig Robertson’s latest The Visitor.
Ben Carr’s instrumental looping A River’s View Of Sunrise.
Jeremy Messersmith’s 11 Obscenely Optimistic Songs For Ukulele: A Micro Folk Record For the 21st Century and Beyond

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  1. Andreas April 15th, 2017 5:48 pm

    Thanks for the list, but you forgot to mention Jeremy Messersmith’s digital songbook: (almost) 11 Obscenely Optimistic Songs for Ukulele. You receive the pdf once you have signed up on jeremymessersmith.com.

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