Moon River – Audrey Hepburn cover on tenor guitar

Moon River – that beautiful song sung by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Written by Henry Mancini. Apparently this song almost didn’t make it into the movie! Played on my old Regal tenor guitar, this instrument makes me work real hard. I recorded this for my aunt Mary who is retiring. Wish I could […]

Thirty minutes of ukulele jazz — plus two never before released performances

Here is a bit of a look back to some of the videos—especially of the early jazz variety—I made in 2020. Plus, there are two performances hidden in there that I recorded in mid-2019 that nooooooo one has seen until now. Look out for Al Schackman in those two numbers. He’s a guitarist that played […]

Pure joy with Charlotte Pelgen — Livin’ in the Sunlight, Lovin’ in the Moonlight

What do you do in the wintery depths of a global pandemic? Well, propose a creative collaboration with a perfect stranger living over 5000 miles away across a vast and endless ocean! This is the power of the internet and of course, the magnetizing, community-building power of the ukulele and of the music of the […]

Livin’ in the Sunlight, Lovin’ in the Moonlight solo ukulele playthrough

I am so excited to finally be offering ukulele tabs through my Patreon page. This video is meant to serve as a visual (and audio of course) learning aid. If you closely watch where my fingers go you can totally learn the tune just from this free video! But if seeing the tabs would be […]

I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire – Ink Spots cover on ukulele

The Ink Spots! What a pleasure it is to listen to them. (especially when Ella Fitzgerald sits in with them, my favorite!) I love “I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire” — I originally learned it when I played it at a friend’s wedding — and it was so fun to revisit it […]