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Kelly Clarkson rocks out ukulele at Musicians on Call event in NYC

The 32-year-old welcomed daughter River five months ago

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"It turns out the tiny guitars were actually MOC award statuettes granted to Kelly and EVP of Republic Records Charlie Walk."

-More fun than a statuette, too!

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‘Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro Talks About Bruce Lee, TED Talks and the Future of the ‘Ukulele

Since becoming a father two years ago, lightning-fingered ‘ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro doesn’t spend quite as much time on the road as he used to. Now he travels just seven months out of the year, with a quick trip home every three weeks or so. HONOLULU Magazine caught up with him during a brief recent visit.

Source: www.honolulumagazine.com

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Ukulele Besties Photo Contest!

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Are ready to win a sweet ukulele? How about all THREE of my software products? Okay, I’ll throw in a case, a tuner, Aquila strings (the best!) and some other bonuses…

NOW are you ready?

It’s easy to enter – just take a cool picture of you and your significant other (your ukulele, I mean). Tack on the words “UkeCanPlay.com” as seen in this example:

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Yup, that’s me in the studio recording the chords in Speak Ukulele 2, along with my bestie!

If you want an easy way to add the text to you picture, just go to Canva or PicMonkey – upload the image, add text, then download! All done!

To Enter:

Just go to the UkeCanPlay Facebook page for the contest – Ukulele Besties Contest!

Then, get everyone you know to vote-by-like your picture.

Most votes wins!!!

Oh, and use this hashtag when you share your image: #ukulelebesties

Winners announced the week after 10/15/2014.

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Recording music is easier with the UkeSB from Lanikai

My husband, Butch, helped me review the Squire by Fender USB guitar a few years ago, and he found that it made recording music in GarageBand much simpler because he didn’t have to have some sort of…

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Put your ukulele in a sling

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I’ve wanted to play guitar for years, but I just cannot seem to get the hang of it.  I finally decided to take a page from Julie’s ukulele book and thought I’d try one in the hopes that I could man…


Nick Night‘s insight:

Love the Mobius concept!


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Loveable Rogues premiere video for new single ‘Honest’ – WATCH | Sugarscape

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Can we just marry Té’s voice now please?


Nick Night‘s insight:

This track makes me feel like I’m in a British Pub located on a tropical isle! Like!


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Antebellum Instruments: c.1930/2014 Candy Tin Soprano Ukulele

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…it’s a square candy tin and I’ve got an old “been around” soprano uke neck (late 30s Regal) bolted to a banjo-style dowel internally and then secured to the body.


Nick Night‘s insight:

I’d love to do a project like this! Listen to the audio clip – what a great sound!


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LP – Into The Wild [Official Music Video] – YouTube

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“Into The Wild” by LP. Available now on iTunes. The music video was shot at the Four Aces in Palmdale, CA over the summer of 2012. Video directed by Shane Dr…


Nick Night‘s insight:

Such a great song. Such a great artist.


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Sales Of Ukuleles Double In 2 Years – CBS Philly

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Ukuleles are affordable, portable, and they have a unique sound because unlike guitars, the strings are positioned high to low.


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Video: ‘Billie Jean’ Performed By A One Man Ukulele Band – James Hill Busts It Out!

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This is a pretty impressive feat.One man James Hill, manages to perform every instrument in Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ all on one little Ukulele.That’s right he manages to get drums, bass, and lead guitar all out by himself.Don’t believe us?


Nick Night‘s insight:

Damn, he’s good.


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