London Ukulele Lessons: Friday Links

I’m back!

If you’re in the London area, there are going to be beginner and intermediate ukulele workshops from Martin Wheatley and Colin Tribe in February and March. Here’s a pdf with all the info (dates and contact details on page two):

Ukulele Workshops (PDF)

New free recordings from a few Uke Hunt favourites:

– Jake Wildwood has a new album out Destoyers of Venus. It’s a bit of a step away from his albums about trees and woodland creatures. It’s a sci-fi concept album set on Venus. You can download the whole thing free here. Essential tracks: Bully War, Give Up the Ghost.
– New EP from Todd Baio which you can grab free here. He also argues a good case for Tiny Tim.
– New album from Matt Kresling. Grab it from the sidebar of this video.

You can pre-order Bosko and Honey’s Ukulele Safari Compilation CD.

Sebi has had his YouTube account suspended by WMG because he covered a couple of Chili Pepper songs. That’s right, COVERED.

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain will be appearing in the latest series of Skins. Pictures from the set here and here via UOGB fans.

Printable ukulele tags from Shelley Rickey.

Tongan ukulele legend Sione Aleki has died. Watch him doing his wild thing here.

Tom Courtenay and Harry Hill play ukes to save the Half Moon.

Garfunkel and Oates with some hilarious news anchors.

Mark Occhionero expounds on his approach to jazz theory.

Bill Cosby gets together with KoAloha.

Flight of the Conchords and The King Blues on Uker Tabs.

Ukulele pictures: mcbess (if you’re not familiar with mc bess you have to watch WOOD), FOTC poster, Portland Ukulele Project win at being cool, Howlin’ Hobbit’s promo technique, Americana: Uke, not finish

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