Ukulele News - 16 January 2012

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16 Jan 2012

Ukulele News - 16 January 2012

Another week, another round up of ukulele news from around the world.  This week seems to have a theme of positive thought and remembrance.  Nice!




A ukulele club gave a remarkable tribute, playing at the bedside of a 61 year old Navy veteran in hospital being treated for Pancreatic Cancer.

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Hundreds get together to play and remember the life of Bill Tapia.

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Apparently, Jake Shimabukuro is truly the giant of the ukulele

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If my wife bought me one of these as a Valentines gift, I would be truly over the moon!

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More use of the ukulele for positive action in Christchurch, NZ.

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Live near Helpston? Want to know more about George Formby? Then Get along

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I'm a sucker for a piece about a remote ukulele band - how about the St John's Ukulele Orchestra, from Newfoundland and Labrador in far north eastern Canada?



More news next week!


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