I recently had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Mike Pereira of MP Ukuleles. I learned of Mike’s instruments from one of my favorite Ukulele related forums at Ukulele Underground. Someone was complimenting his ukuleles, so I had to go check out his site. The next day I called him and started the process [...]
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A few weeks ago, Michael Bloom (Jake Shimabukuro’s PR person) contacted me after he came across the About page for this site. On that page, I explain how Jake’s YouTube video of While My Guitar Gently Weeps inspired me to buy my first ukulele and then create Ukulelereview.com. He offered to send me some of [...]
I recently had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Jerry Hoffmann. He runs Boat Paddle Ukulele Company of New Haven Missouri. Jerry has developed a ukulele that has a unique shape that immediately caught my attention when I stumbled upon his website a few months ago. I was so interested in his Boat Paddle [...]
I recently had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Heidi Litke and Aaron Keim. They both run Bean Sprout Ukulele Company, which builds the Bean Sprout banjo ukulele.
I recently had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Jim Beloff. He runs Flea Market Music Inc., which is a great community website with wonderful forums and a store that sells the popular made in the USA Fluke and Flea brand ukes. Julie: How did you originally get interested in the ukulele? Jim: I [...]