Ep.36 - Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel from San Diego

Craig and Sarah in San Diego

I caught up with Craig and Sarah after their busy year.

This episode is really dense with ukulele advice, so buckle up.

Ep.35 - Mini Boss of KoAloha Ukulele

Paul Okami of KoAloha

Paul Okami is the Mini Boss, or Vice President of KoAloha Ukulele.

I got to sit and chat with him back in July when I visited …

Ep.33 - Brad Bordessa on the Big Island

Brad Bordessa from the Big Island

In my first semi-high-tech remote interview, my guest was Brad Bordessa, an ukulele teacher and player located on …

Ep.32 - Jenny Peters and Ukulele for All

Jenny Peters

Back in July I got to chat with Jenny Peters, teacher and author of many great ukulele books.

We talked about classroom teaching, …

Ep.31 - James Hill in Ashokan

James Hill at Ashokan

In May of 2019, I got to catch up with James Hill at the Ashokan Ukulele Festival in New York. We talked about his new album, …

Ep.30 - Casey MacGill in Ashokan

Casey MacGill in Ashokan

My guest today is Casey MacGill. Casey is from Southern California and I caught up with him at the Ashokan Uke Fest. This is the second episode from my Ashokan …

Ep.29 - Ukulele Underground Crossover Pt. 1

Ukulele Underground Crossover part 1

I visited Kauai and hung out with the Ukulele Underground crew for a day. We did two podcast episodes and this …

Ep.28 - Bryan Tolentino at the Magic Fluke Co.

Bryan Tolentino at the Magic Fluke Co.

Back in May, I travelled up to the Magic Fluke Co. in Sheffield, MA to chat with Bryan Tolentino.

He was …

Ep.27 - Gerald Ross in Ashokan

Gerald Ross in Ashokan

I had the wonderful opportunity to spend a day at the Ashokan Uke Fest in Olivebridge, NY.

It was a beautiful place filled …

Ep.24 - The Ukes of Mim

The Ukes of Mim

Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special number 2.

Mim sells and sets up ukuleles in Floyd, Virginia, USA.

She's also a great entertainer …

Ep.23 - Catching up with Mike

Catching up with Mike

Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special number 1.

This was a short chat I had with Mike Holzer. It was early Sunday morning, the …

Ep.22 - Kiku or Guitarlele with Terry

Kiku or Guitarlele with Terry

Today's episode is all about ukulele, as usual, but also guitarlele, or the kīkū, not as usual.

Terry Carter was my …

Ep.19 - Jack and the Vox

Jack and the Vox

Note: I'm so sorry if the music is too loud! I'm having too much fun listening to my new intro music.😂🙏

For today’s episode I caught up with Victoria Vox and Jack Maher …

Ep.18 - Ukulele Wishlist

Ukulele wishlist

This is officially December's episode.

It's more of a personal resolution as well as a challenge to all uke players

Here's my uke …

Ep.17 - Effects pedals for ukulele

Effects pedals for ukulele

With the hope of new gear on the horizon for many ukulele players, I wanted to take this chance to cover some pedals that …

Ep.16 - James Hill and 8-note uke chords

James Hill and 8-note uke chords

I caught up with James Hill again in August. We talked about the new Ukulele Hot Springs he put together and tons …

Ep.15 - Teaching with ukulele percussion

Teaching with percussive uke

My guest today is Bryan LaPlante.


  • The uke contest winners were decided. The cutest video of my kids picking out …

Ep.13 - How I made my first album

My songwriting

Today’s episode is a commentary on my first studio album, which came out earlier this year. It’s not a super in-depth breakdown of each song, but a brief discussion in real …

Ep.12 - How Mike Holzer started the Allegheny Ukulele Soiree

Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special: Mike Holzer

For the final episode in this special series, I sat down and talked to Mike Holzer, the chief ukulele …

Ep.10 - Eating sandwiches with Danielle: Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special

Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special: Danielle Ate the Sandwich

Here’s 3 of 5 from the Allegheny Ukulele Soiree! Today’s episode is with Danielle Ate …

Ep.9 - The great uke duo Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel: Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special

Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special

This is the second installment of a special uke fest series I’m putting out as quickly as I can. These episodes …

Ep.8 - Playing ukulele by ear with Jim D'Ville: Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special

Here is part one of a special series I’m doing on the Allegheny Ukulele Soiree. I was invited to attend and had a wonderful time at this festival in …

Ep.7 - Jake Shimabukuro in Fairfield, CT

Jake Shimabukuro

I’m so excited to share today’s episode with you! I was able to sit down with Jake Shimabukuro for an interview last month when he came through Fairfield, CT for a concert.

Ep.6 - Looking for inspiration

Inspiring people/players

This episode I’m sharing a few of my favorite ukulele players to give you some inspiration. They all have a big presence on …

Ep.5 - Getting better all the time

Always improving

I’m back with another episode about practice and other ways to improve as a musician! I talk about listening to a diverse …

Ep.4 - Talking with Jim Beloff

Jim Beloff

This month I was honored with a chance to interview Jim Beloff. The background music for this episode is Jim’s own ukulele concerto “Uke …

Ep.2 - Episode 2 with James Hill!

Episode 2

Back in July I got a chance to sit down with James Hill and talk to him about the ukulele.

We talked about teaching our own kids the uke, …

Ep.1 - First episode!

Episode 1

Here’s the first episode of my ukulele podcast!

It’s mostly just me rambling on about the ukulele. I introduce myself and cover a few …

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