Archive for the ‘Interview’ Category

Interview – Jake Shimabukuro – Pt 2

No ratings yet. Part 2 – The second half of my interview with Jake. 0:00 – In addition to your solo work, you have toured and recorded with musicians as diverse as Bela Fleck, Jimmy Buffet and Yo Yo Ma. In which of these situations do you feel most comfortable, and in which do you […]

Interview – Jake Shimabukuro – Pt 1

No ratings yet. Editors Note: Due to a busy week here, we will be replaying our interview series. When I heard Jake would be playing at the Colonial Theater in Phoenixville, Pa, which is right down the road from me, I jumped at the chance to see him live. If you haven’t seen him yet, […]

Interview – Ken Middleton

No ratings yet. Editors Note: Due to a busy week here, we will be replaying our interview series. As you will find out in the interview below, Ken is passionately engaged with the art of music, and with those who share his interests.  His commitment to musicians and their craft is clearly demonstrated in the […]

Interview – Wade Johnston

No ratings yet. Editors Note: Due to a busy week here, we will be replaying our interview series. Remember that kid in high school? Not the one who made fun of your no-name sneakers, but the one who was always nice to everyone. Both athletics and academics always seemed to be effortless for him. His Ferris […]

Interview – Ukulelezo

No ratings yet. Editors Note: Due to a busy week here, we will be replaying our interview series. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a ukulele? Maple leaves? Snow? Hockey? Not yet, but if Canada keeps it up, these things may become synonymous with the ukulele the way palm […]

Interview – Danielle Ate the Sandwich

No ratings yet. Editors Note: Due to a busy week here, we will be replaying our interview series.  Since I interviewed Danielle back in January of 2009, she has released a great follow up album, has completed several small tours and even appeared in a major festival this last summer. Once, stuck in the car […]

Interview – Seeso

No ratings yet. Editors Note: Due to a busy week here, we will be replaying our interview series.  Since I interviewed Seeso back in February of 2009, he has continued to spread peace and democracy with his magical ukulele.  The evil minions of the underworld took down the video that originally accompanied this interview, so […]

Interview – Howlin’ Hobbit

No ratings yet. Editors Note: Due to a busy week here, we will be replaying our interview series.  Since I interviewed Mr. Hobbit back in January of 2009, he has continued to haunt the Pacific Northwest, spreading smiles and tapping toes wherever he goes, either alone, or with his band, Snake Suspenderz.  The original video […]

Interview – Woodshed

No ratings yet. Editors Note: Due to a busy week here, we will be replaying our interview series.  Since I interviewed Al back in December of 2008, he has continued to rightfully dominate the ukulele blogosphere with his peerless UkuleleHunt.com website. Al Wood, who you probably know better as Woodshed, the prolific author of the […]

Interview – tUnE-YaRdS

No ratings yet. Editors Note: Due to a busy week here, we will be replaying our interview series.  When I talked to Merrill back in October 2008, she was self-publishing her BiRd-BrAiNs album.  Since then, she signed with 4AD, did not get her arse handed to her by Pitchfork (no small feat there), and even […]