My ukulele gently weeps

Posted just because this is so special.

Jake Shimabukuro, playing George Harrison’s  “While my guitar gently weeps”,  demonstrates what you can do with a ukulele if you are extraordinary.

It builds slowly, so keep watching until the end. You will not be disappointed.

Three things you need to know about the Ukulele

Tenor ukulele

My son's Tenor Ukulele

George Harrison said, ” Everybody should have and play a uke, it’s so simple to carry with you and it is one instrument you can’t play and not laugh”.

Absolutely. My kids and I own a lot of guitars, but we have recently developed a passion for ukuleles, because you can’t help but smile when you play one.

Most people presume that because the ukulele only has four strings, it must be easier to learn to play than the guitar. But beware, the little uke has hidden depth and complexity. There are three essentials you should know before you buy one. Read more…