Friday Links: Cyril Pahinui RIP, Ukes at NAMM

Masterful Hawaiian slack key guitarist Cyril Pahinui has died. In his time at the forefront of Hawaiian music he played with ukulele greats like IZ and Peter Moon.

Hawaiian uke duo, Honoka and Azita have split. Azita is pursuing her medical career and Honoka is going solo.

– Choan Galvez has just launched a series of short tabs to help you work on your fingerpicking available via his Patreon. You can watch the first piece here.
– UkuleleGo on helping kids learn ukulele.
Kat’s creative Ukulele Book.

Window Shopping
– It was ukulele window shopper Christmas last week with the NAMM show. The Southern Ukulele Store covered the uke goings-on including Ortega double necks, Kanile’a and Rebel and light-up banjo ukes.

"A practical sopranino case that can also be used as a sofa" (via @hermanvdc).
Ukulelist booted out of Tom Brady press conference.
Kermit and Jimmy Fallon play Rainbow Connection.

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