The Live ʻUkulele Podcast

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Want a way to keep ʻukulele front and center in your ears when driving, petting your cat, mopping the floor, or otherwise NOT playing your uke? Now you can with The Live ʻUkulele Podcast!

Tune in to my new ʻukulele podcast to learn important perspectives on playing, teaching, and the journey of music. Each episode I’ll cover a fresh topic of interest by myself or with a guest and dive deep into what makes the uke tick.

“I was blown away by your podcast. I listen to podcasts while I work and yours is better than most I’ve heard. Not only the content but the way you come across. You’re a natural.”
Chuck Moore – Opihikao, Hawaiʻi

Here you’ll find all the episodes, show notes, transcriptions, and extras. So subscribe on your favorite podcast service and tune in every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month for new content!

You can also listen to each episode here on the website by following any of the show links below.

Season 1:

Ep. #4 – ʻUkulele Artistry: Recording, Producing, & Songwriting – feat. Higgs (Sep 19th, 2020) – Chatting with hip-hop ʻukulele stylist, HIGGS, about his latest album and how he incorporates the uke into a rap style. HIGGS also shares an on-the-spot, improvised walkthrough of how he writes a verse. Artist insight, fun, songwriting

Ep. #3 – Learning ʻUkulele Hawaiian Style (Sep 5th, 2020) – Learn three perspectives on how to incorporate old-school, Hawaiian study styles into your playing no matter where you are in the world. Tips for playing by ear, watching others, and how to improve. Hawaiian vibes, intuitive, from the heart

Ep. #2 – A Teaching RevolUKEtion: ZOOM – feat. Kevin Carroll (Aug 15th, 2020) – A fun visit with one of my favorite people and also a very hard working uke instructor who talks about his experiences transitioning from in-person teaching to ZOOM. Fun, talk story, teaching

Ep. #1 – Cultivating a Positive ʻUkulele Playing Mindset (Aug 1st, 2020) – My thoughts on how the beginner’s mentality can be damaging to your progress and how to give yourself the grace to progress at your own pace. Beginner, thoughtful, self-help