Ukulele Group Tabs: Friday Links

If you’re looking for something a bit more ambitious than the usual fare for you ukulele group/orchestra/band, James Hill has put a number of big band ukulele arrangements up for sale. It’s all high and low G friendly and in C and D tuning. To get an idea of what it sounds like, check out the Portland Ukulele Big Band.

The BBC talk ukulele revival with the Duke of Uke, Frank Skinner
and me.

“I’ve been doing the Twitter.” Jake Shimabukuro interviewed by Mashable at TED and does an impromptu jam in the hotel lobby.

MP3s: Minor Constellations has a new record out which you can download free from Rack and Ruin Records. Once a month a bunch of music blogs around the world post a track from their own country. This month The Daily Growl selected Jose Vanders’s lovely uke track For Now from the UK.

Another ukulele appearance on American Idol – Warning: that damn song again.

Some of the Dutch arty ukes I mentioned last week are now for sale.

Learn English with krabbers.

Photos: Jake pulls out the facial expressions for TED, ukulele monkey Valentine, Maya Rakasta

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