Ukulele Magazine Fall 2022 Issue Preview

Features and Departments: On the cover: The Maui-based group Kanekoa, featuring two ukulele players, bass and percussion. They are eclectic, playing many styles, from pop to reggae, to Hawaiian, and are sometimes considered a “jamband.” Their new album was produced by Los Lobos’ Steve Berlin, who guests on the album, along with Jake Shimabukuro and others.Profiles: Teacher/musician Gracie Terzian, who …

Ukulele Magazine Summer 2022 Issue Preview

**Drew Neerdaels Photo Features and Departments: Victoria Vox: An interview with this popular fixture on the U.S. uke scene. She’s just released her most ambitious album yet, called Nirvana in REM.Aunty Genoa Keawe (1918-2008): An in-depth profile of one of the most popular and influential singers and ukulele players of the 20th century, whose career spanned 60 years. Quotes …

Ukulele Magazine Spring 2022 Issue Preview

Editorial Focus: Uke-ecology & Sustainability Features and Departments: On the Cover: Uke Ecology and Sustainability. A Heidi Swedberg article on how ukulele makers are increasingly conscious of their environmental footprint. Mentions several makers, including Breedlove, Martin, Cordoba, Kanile’a, Blackbird, Mya-Moe, and others.First Uke in Space! A lively interview with astronaut Chris Sembroski, who took a custom Martin …

Ukulele Magazine Winter 2021 Issue Preview

Editorial Focus: Making a Living and Giving Back Features and Departments: On the cover: Jake Shimabukuro. The most popular contemporary ukulele player has a COVID-delayed new album, Jake & Friends, featuring the virtuoso performing with an eclectic guest list including Bette Midler, Kenny Loggins, Ziggy Marley, Billy Strings, Vince Gill & Amy Grant, Jack Johnson, and many others. …

Ukulele Magazine Fall 2021 Issue Preview

Editorial Focus: The Well-Rounded Ukulele Player Features and Departments: Our cover story this time is on “George Harrison and the Ukulele,” tracing the Beatle’s long love affair with and advocacy for the uke, and also including info about Paul McCartney’s and John Lennon’s relationship to the instrument.Also included in the George Harrison story package is a …

Ukulele Magazine Summer 2021 Issue Preview

**Uke Makers: Big Island luthier Robert Yates of Hawaiian Ukulele & Guitar (HUG) [pictured above]** Editorial Focus: The Hawaii Issue Features and Departments: Top young Big Island uker Kris FuchigamiInside the changes at the Hawaii Ukulele Festival Wacky & Wild UkulelesIncorporating jazz ideas into your uke playing A Lesson in Spanish-style ukulele Popular kids’ book series …