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 …

Ukulele Magazine Winter 2020 Issue Preview

On the Cover: Cynthia Lin The popular performer and teacher Cynthia Lin talks about her booming career and the debut album by the uke “super group” U3: Cynthia, Ukulenny, and Abe Lagrimas Jr.! Features and Departments Learn about and learn to play the classic traditional anthem “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” and Jim Beloff’s wonderful …

Ukulele Magazine Fall 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Ukulele in the Time of the Virus Heidi Swedberg surveys the ukulele scene to see how the coronavirus pandemic has affected uke concerts, clubs, workshops, and other facets of our musical world. Features and Departments Blues Lesson: Daniel Ward talks about mastering hammer-ons and pull-offs on the ukulele.Cowboy Ukuleles: Another fascinating uke history lesson …

Ukulele Magazine Summer 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Collectors Greg Olwell talks to several top ukulele collectors about how they tracked down and acquired their instruments, and also dips into the ukulele auction market. Features and Departments Uke Buddies: Bryan Tolentino, Herb Ohta Jr. and other top players talk about the joys and challenges of playing music with others.Running a Uke Workshop: …

Ukulele Magazine Spring 2020 Issue Preview

**Bonus Distribution: Winter NAMM 2020 Special Focus: Uke on Film! The ukulele has turned up in a surprising number of movies through the years. Sandor Nagyzalanczy offers a lively look at the instrument’s film legacy from the early days of “talking pictures” to the present!  Features and Departments The Strange Case of Tiny Tim: this unusual …