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Tony Gamble’s unique road from successful “hired gun” guitarist for other artists’ studio projects and tours, to his dynamic new EP, Ukulele Flamenco, offers a master class in how discovering and cultivating new creative passions can lead to unexpected opportunities. In 2005, when YouTube was in its infancy, a video of renowned Hawaiian ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro playing “While My Guitar Gentle Weeps” became one of the first viral videos on the site and catapulted the performer to international superstardom. Gamble saw the clip, and it changed his life. When Gamble’s friend from Warner Bros. animation showed him the clip, […]

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Keep Music Alive and Kids Music Day Presents an exciting Ukulele Contest! Enter for a chance to win one of two ukuleles signed by Actor and Singer, Matthew Morrison. Two winners will be randomly selected during a LIVE Musical Instrument Petting Zoo on the Keep Music Alive Facebook page this Saturday October 3, at 1pm ET. Contest Rules – You must be at least 13 years old to enter. – You must enter using a valid email address. – Only one valid contest entry is permitted per email address. – Contest is open to residents of all countries. – Contest is not open to: […]

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It looks like a Gerard Way and Billie Eilish collaboration may happen, but not in the way you may think. The My Chemical Romance frontman is now the owner of Eilish’s new Fender ukulele that he may record a new song with. Read more: ‘Euphoria’ confirms a new episode after Zendaya’s historic Emmys win Earlier […]

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In a nod to her early musical background, Billie Eilish has launched a signature ukulele in collaboration with Fender.  The announcement comes shortly after the addition of six Billie Eilish songs to Fender Play. Through the platform for guitar, bass and ukulele lessons, fans can learn hits such as “ocean eyes” and “my strange addiction,” the […]

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