Abe's Ukulele Podcast

Abe's Ukulele Podcast

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The podcast about playing, learning, and teaching ukulele.


E42 Joe Souza in Hawaii
Apr 7 • 29 min
Catching up with a master luthier
E41 Cynthia Kinnunen in Toronto
Apr 6 • 31 min
The Royal City’s ukulele education advocate
COVID 19 and the ukulele world
Mar 30 • 52 min
Talking with some uke friends about the current situation
E39 Dr. Byron Yasui
Mar 20 • 29 min
A chat with a professor that’s pushing the uke to new places.
E38 Kimo Hussey
Feb 27 • 44 min
Baritone, kiku, tenor, and more
E37 Jake Shimabukuro in Hartford, CT
Feb 27 • 39 min
Talking about the Jake Shimabukuro Trio, the new album, and more
E36 Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel from San Diego
Dec 24, 2019 • 56 min
Catching up with Craig and Sarah after a busy year
E35 Mini Boss of KoAloha Ukulele
Dec 23, 2019 • 38 min
Talking story with Paul Okami in Honolulu
E33 Brad Bordessa on the Big Island
Dec 2, 2019 • 33 min
A long-distance chat with a great Hawaiian teacher/player of the uke.
E32 Jenny Peters and Ukulele for All
Nov 28, 2019 • 44 min
A chat with an ukulele book author
E31 James Hill in Ashokan
Nov 8, 2019 • 38 min
Catching up with a master at the Ashokan Uke Fest.
E30 Casey MacGill in Ashokan
Sep 30, 2019 • 27 min
The second of a series highlighting some great teachers/players from the Ashokan Uke Fest.
E29 Ukulele Underground Crossover Pt. 1
Aug 2, 2019 • 42 min
Hanging out in the UU studio
E28 Bryan Tolentino at the Magic Fluke Co.
Jul 1, 2019 • 33 min
Chatting with a master in Sheffield, MA
E27 Gerald Ross in Ashokan
Jun 28, 2019 • 40 min
Sitting down in the forest with an incredible uke player you really should know about
E26 Banjolele or firewood? with Christopher Davis-Shannon
May 23, 2019 • 37 min
Banjolele tinman finally gets on the show
E24 The Ukes of Mim
May 20, 2019 • 18 min
Catching up with Mim from Mim’s Ukes at the Ukulele Soiree.
E23 Catching up with Mike
May 17, 2019 • 14 min
A short chat with Mike Holzer from the Ukulele Soiree in May
E22 Kiku or Guitarlele with Terry
Apr 20, 2019 • 39 min
Chatting with Terry from Uke Like the Pros about ukulele and more
E20 Goldilocks Jazz with Paul Hemmings
Mar 30, 2019 • 39 min
Jazz Ukulele, Beatles, the Goldilocks strap, and more
E19 Jack and the Vox
Feb 19, 2019 • 39 min
My first remote guests talk about playing, songwriting, and much more.
E18 Ukulele Wishlist
Dec 31, 2018 • 24 min
Challenges and resolutions for the new year!
E17 Effects pedals for ukulele
Nov 30, 2018 • 24 min
Basic guitar pedals that work well on the ukulele
E16 James Hill and 8-note uke chords
Oct 7, 2018 • 37 min
My second on-air chat with James Hill about all the new things going on in the uke world
E15 Teaching with ukulele percussion
Sep 14, 2018 • 40 min
A chat with Bryan LaPlante about his uke story and how he uses percussive techniques in his teaching.
E14 One-year giveaway!
Aug 13, 2018 • 24 min
I’m doing a giveaway! I also share some new things I’ve come across that you may find helpful.
E13 How I made my first album
Jul 9, 2018 • 31 min
Briefly covering what I did to write and record my first studio album
E12 How Mike Holzer started the Allegheny Ukulele Soiree
Jun 7, 2018 • 46 min
For the final episode in this special series, I sat down and talked to Mike Holzer, the chief ukulele evangelist of the Allegheny Ukulele Kollective and Festival Director of the Allegheny Ukulele Soiree. Make sure you get your tickets soon for next yea…
E11 From viola to ukulele with Amber Rozel: Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special
May 31, 2018 • 30 min
AUSS no. 4 features a Steel City Ukes native! Amber Rozel is a teacher and performer that you may not have heard of, unless you’re from Pittsburg, PA. She’s also a classmate of mine from the James Hill Ukulele Initiative in Toronto.
E10 Eating sandwiches with Danielle: Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special
May 30, 2018 • 39 min
Here’s 3 of 5 from the Allegheny Ukulele Soiree! Today’s episode is with Danielle Ate the Sandwich. More info on the Soiree can be found here. The club that puts it together can be found here. There are many ways to listen to this podcast and be notifi…
E9 The great uke duo Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel: Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special
May 15, 2018 • 46 min
This is the second installment of a special uke fest series I’m putting out as quickly as I can. These episodes were all recorded on April 21, 2018 in Altoona, PA. In today’s episode I sat down with Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel.
E8 Playing ukulele by ear with Jim D’Ville: Allegheny Ukulele Soiree Special
May 7, 2018 • 38 min
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 Altoona, PA, USA. It was located in a giant lodge on the side of a mountain in the middle of a forest.
E7 Jake Shimabukuro in Fairfield, CT
May 1, 2018 • 49 min
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. Jake’s website can be found here. From there you can read more about him,
E6 Looking for inspiration
Apr 9, 2018 • 19 min
This episode I’m sharing a few of my favorite ukulele players to give you some inspiration. They all have a big presence on Instagram and I highly recommend checking them out on that platform. As you may know,
E5 Getting better all the time
Mar 2, 2018 • 25 min
This month I’m talking about practice again and other ways to expand your musical horizons!
E4 Talking with Jim Beloff
Jan 29, 2018 • 41 min
Chatting with Jim Beloff about his experiences with the ukulele.
E3 Primer on Practice
Dec 9, 2017 • 25 min
Hey everyone! It’s been a long time, but I’m back. This time I’m talking about practice, teaching, great new ukes, and some ideas for musicians to check out. Here‘s an article/video about effective practice by NPR and TED-Ed.
E2 Episode 2 with James Hill!
Sep 18, 2017 • 19 min
A short and sweet conversation with James Hill.
E1 First episode!
Aug 6, 2017 • 9 min
A short intro on what this podcast will be.