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91-year-old Ottawa woman takes up the ukulele (with video)

She proudly calls herself an “old folkie” and, with her late husband, Gil, hosted countless hootenannies — singalongs — over the decades in the living room of their Ottawa home. 763 more words

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Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings (2012)

Came across a YouTube link from Facebook or something of Jake Shimabukuro playing George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”. Quite impressive in his technical ability, ear for melody, and gift of adaptation. 426 more words


Monday's Music Box: "Jake"

In the Ukulele world, that’s all you need to say.  Everyone knows who you’re talking about. No need to attempt pronouncing his last name.

What this man can do with only four strings is simply stunning.


Ukulele Grooves

So the temperature has plummeted here in Ottawa down to minus 37 Celsius with the wind chill today.

Frost bite warnings in effect.

Good times. 611 more words