Today we do a quick rendition of Hawaiian ukulele classic that a number of my students have been asking for help with, Guava Jam. Thanks for stopping by and be sure to subscribe to stay inspired!
Last night I had the great honor and privilege of hosting Kimo Hussey and Zanuck Lindsey at my home studio here in Oakland, CA. Kimo has been a real inspiration and mentor over the last few years with both my ukulele playing and teaching. I was really excited for some of my own students, as […]
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An instrumental version of John Lennon’s “Imagine” shot at the home studio in Oakland, CA. Big thanks to Aldrine Guerrero of the Ukulele Underground whose composition of this song, and playing in general is a big inspiration for me.
Big thanks to Craig Chee, our most recent artist spotlight here at Ukulele Inspired, for taking the time to answer a few questions for us. Craig has been gaining lots of visibility in the past few years and is creating quite a name for himself as an artist and teacher. His name has become a […]
“The Following” is the latest single from the new album “Moment”. Huge thanks to Aaron Almquist for such beautiful work and a fantastic concept. Shot on location at: my room, Ukulele Inspired Studios, Actual Cafe, MacArthur BART Station, Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, CA and at the Ferry Building, Sue Beirman Park, Ferry Plaza, and […]
I’ve been waiting awhile for the Ukulele Underground to make it to the bay. I headed over to San Francisco last Tuesday for a workshop/concert by the world famous Aldrine Guerrero and Aaron Nakamura. Unfortunately I had students until late that day and of course hit rush hour traffic on the bridge so I unfortunately […]
Last Saturday I made the trek up north to visit The Strum Shop in Roseville for a workshop/concert with two of my favorite ukulele artists playing today, Kimo Hussey and Kalei Gamiao. I have been hearing and seeing a lot about the Strum Shop over the past year as they have had some great artists […]
Just finished mastering the new album and I thought what better way to celebrate then to shoot some video for one of the songs. I was lucky enough to meet a talented videographer by the the name of Aaron Almquist who was inspired by the music and was interested in collaborating on a video. First […]
For our next Artist Spotlight we are featuring talented multi-instrumentalist Scott Stahlecker who hails from my own home state of Alaska. He was kind enough to answer a few questions about the ukulele and where he gets inspiration. UI: How did you first start playing ukulele? Scott: I grew up on Oahu and at that […]