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November 15, 2019

Well today I am feeling truly honoured and blessed.  Leho ukulele's made me a gift of a one off custom signature ukulele.  Its simply stunning and I feel very grateful to have received it.

I have used Leho ukulele's for quite a few years now.  The talented ukulele...

November 2, 2019

I feel very honored to have pieces from my book 'Classical Uke' featured in the new VCM Exam Syllabus.  VCM (Victoria College of Music) offer exams on most instruments but they were the first (and I believe still the only) college to offer Ukulele exams up to Diploma l...

October 18, 2019

I've got a fun little feature in this months FREE Online Ukulele Magazine called Ukulele Bonanza. If you want to learn how I do the flamenco 'Rasgueado' strum on ukulele check it out in the link below. Its a great magazine and its totally free........

https://bonanzauku...

October 16, 2019

This week I am hoping to get the proofs from my publisher for my book of duets with Tony Mizen, but whilst I eagerly await them I thought I would upload a quick video.  This is my version of 'Nights in White Satin', originally recorded by the Moody Blues.

Unusually for...

September 29, 2019

I have just finished arranging this lovely classical piece that was originally written by Matteo Carcassi for classical guitar.  Currently I am busy writing the follow up to my 'Ukulele School' book but after that hopefully I'll be doing a follow up to my debut book 'C...

September 28, 2019

This year I have had the absolute pleasure of co writing a book of ukulele duets with Tony Mizen.  The book is currently with the publishers and should hopefully be out in October.  In the meantime Tony has been working hard on some compositions for the ukulele.  I thi...

September 13, 2019

I am currently working hard on the follow up to my book 'Ukulele School', which will be a 'repertoire' book.  I have written about half of it and it will again be aimed at teaching ukulele in schools - but before that I should very soon have a date for when my book of...

September 11, 2019

One of the benefits of teaching the ukulele is that I get to try out all sorts of different ukuleles that my students bring in.  From the truly horrible to the truly sublime,. I pretty much get to try them all.  Tonight a student arrived with this very nice looking sna...

August 31, 2019

Here is the third video I did in Normandy recently.  I stayed at a wonderful little gite in Normandy, which had it's own little pond.  So on a very hot day (30 plus degrees) I sat outside and recorded Fats Waller's Ain't Misbehavin'.

This is one of those tracks tha...

August 17, 2019

Here's a new ukulele duet by Tony Mizen and myself. Its a simple piece called 'Allegretto' by Diabelli but is such fun to play. 

I recently taught this ukulele piece to a group of students at The Ukulele Retreat.  We then performed it as an ensemble with about 8 people...

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