Archive for September, 2017

UkeTube: Tallest Man on Earth, The Burning Glass

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Friday Links: Those Darlins, Burning Man

More sad news, I’m afraid. Singer and ukulelist with Those Darlins, Jessi Zazu has died of cervical cancer at the age of 28. New Releases – Wilfried Welti has just released a new tab ebook of tunes by Renaissance composer Tielman Susato. – Phredd has another barrel-of-fun kids’ album out Ukulele Awesomesauce. – The Burning […]

Dam Busters March (Group Tab)

Continuing this week’s Kitty Lux tributes with a live UOGB favourite: The Dam Busters March by Eric Coates. This isn’t a direct tab of their version but is heavily influenced by it. I’ve divided up the duties in the piece so that each ukulele part has a different skill level. If you’ve got more players […]

A Tribute to Kitty Lux

The death of founding Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain member Kitty Lux leaves a huge hole in the ukulele world. The UOGB set the template for the current ukulele revival 25 years before it started. As well as establishing the ukulele as a sociable, group instrument they expanded the uke’s repertoire to include everything from […]

Lou Reed/UOGB – Satellite of Love (Chords)

UOGB – Satellite of Love (Chords) In tribute to Kitty Lux, this week is going to be dedicated to the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. Starting with the live favourite: Lou Reed’s Satellite of Love. For this write-up I used the version on their Live in London #1 album. Suggested Strumming For the main strum […]

UkeTube: Leftover Cuties, Bolo, Amelia Coburn

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Friday Links: Kitty Lux

Founding member of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Kitty Lux has died at the age of 59. Kitty made a huge contribution to the ukulele world and the current scene wouldn’t be the same without her. I’m sure all ukers will join me in sending love to her family and to her bandmates. Videos […]