Reggae is a music style that originated in Jamaica in the 1960’s. It is easily recognizable as a musical style due to the short, heavy accent on the 2nd and 4th beat of the bar played by a chordal instrument, usually the guitar or keyboards. This is usually referred to as the “skank”. Notable reggae… Read More


Four strings, Each tuned to a different note, But when played together they can all harmonised with each other so beautifully. This is like a metaphor for a family or a friendship group. Music is like a metaphor for the relationships we have in our lives. If the strings go out of tune, the harmony… Read More


If you live in Sydney, then you are surely aware of how terrible the traffic is. Sydney is spread out over 12,367.7 square kilometres with a population of over five million people. Public transport in this town has never been particularly good. This has resulted in the car being the most common means of getting… Read More


Sydney Ukulele Player Plays The Katy Perry Songbook I’m a big fan of the American singer and song writer Katy Perry. The latest addition to my repertoire list is “Last Friday Night”. This joins three other Katy Perry songs I perform which are “Firework”, “Teenage Dream” and “Hot n Cold”. A typical trait of Katy… Read More


Have you considered hiring a ukulele player for your birthday party? How does it work? What could a ukulele player do to enhance your birthday celebrations? I have played at many parties and events over the years and there is something unique that live music brings that makes an ¬†occasion far more memorable. ¬†This comes… Read More


3 Indispensable Tips For Learning To Play Ukulele These three points are essential for making quick and steady progress when learning to play the ukulele. Build Your Repertoire Slow Down When Practising Break Songs Down Into Smaller Chunks 1. Build Your Repertoire When playing the ukulele – or any instrument – the most fundamental element… Read More


The Sydney Ukulele Society The Sydney Ukulele Society is a completely fictitious group of ukulele afficionados who get together on the third Wednesday of every month to compare certain aspects of the ukulele and investigate those who choose to play this remarkably compact instrument. President Of The Sydney Ukulele Society The president of the Sydney… Read More


Sydney Ukulele Player I grew up in Sydney and first started playing ukulele when I was in High School. I was either in Year 8 or 9. It was a long time ago, the the actual year is a bit blurry in my mind. I had already taught myself to play the harmonica. I’d seen… Read More


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Ukulele Player, Sydney What is the pre-occupation with guitarist/singers? Typically, when a pub hires a solo musician, you see someone sitting on a stool, staring at an ipad playing the same four-chord songs as every other solo musician. What you end up with is the “McDonald’s hamburger” version of pop music. The music is bland… Read More