Various Artists | Ukulele Day

Go To Artist Page

More Artists From
United States - United States

Other Genres You Will Love
Easy Listening: Nostalgia Blues: Blues Vocals Moods: Mood: Upbeat
There are no items in your wishlist.

Ukulele Day

by Various Artists

Celebrating the Many Voices of the Ukulele - instrumentals, blues, island songs and barbershop. The ukulele reniassance from jazz through reggae to harmony.
Genre: Easy Listening: Nostalgia
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
cd in stock order now
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
artist name
share
time
download
1. Ukulele Day Valerie Ford
Share this song!
X
3:15 $0.99
2. I Get the Blues When It Rains John McDonald & Valerie Ford
Share this song!
X
2:21 $0.99
3. Samba De Orpheus Bill Tapia
Share this song!
X
3:22 $0.99
4. Darkness On the Delta Jim Glasgow & Jim Throgmorton
Share this song!
X
2:16 $0.99
5. Meet Me In Maui Valerie Ford
Share this song!
X
2:56 $0.99
6. Trouble In Mind John McDonald & Valerie Ford
Share this song!
X
2:38 $0.99
7. Lady Be Good Bill Tapia
Share this song!
X
3:27 $0.99
8. Firefly Jim Glasgow & Jim Thorgmorton
Share this song!
X
2:13 $0.99
9. Island Song Valerie Ford
Share this song!
X
4:08 $0.99
10. Blues Stay Away From Me John McDonald & Valerie Ford
Share this song!
X
3:12 $0.99
11. Fortune In Dreams Jim Glasgow & JIm Throgmorton
Share this song!
X
2:06 $0.99
12. Im Satisfied Valerie Ford
Share this song!
X
3:14 $0.99
13. Satin Doll Bill Tapia
Share this song!
X
3:51 $0.99
14. Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor John McDonald
Share this song!
X
2:48 $0.99
15. Children of the Land Valerie Ford
Share this song!
X
4:04 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
THE MANY VOICES OF UKE

Ukulele Day explores only a few of the sounds, styles and songs of the ukulele renaissance. Jazz, blues, barbershop harmonies, island beats, swing and latin are represented. The ukulele versatility is endless with only a taste of the instrument’s mellow capabilities in an ensemble, as accompaniment or a solo instrumental role.

Bill Tapia, the “Duke of Uke” is the world’s oldest performing musician. At 101 his skills are still legendary. His renditions of the instrumental standards displays the uke’s adaptation to jazz, swing and latin beats. He is joined by Miguel Mendiola on bass.

The barbershop guys, Jim Glasgow and Jim Throgmorton, come from a life-long addiction to barbershop harmonies. When they adopted a twin baritone ukulele accompaniment, their unique sound emerged.

John McDonald and Valerie Ford performed together at various festivals in Southern California and Hawaii. The merged their efforts into a vintage blues set which brings back many memorable songs. They are joined by Cathy Laurie and Mario Rossi on bass and keyboard.

Valerie Ford is not only a performer, but a song writer with many outstanding pieces to her credit. Her modern Island songs are all original and contemporary. She wrote the title song, “Ukulele Day” especially for this album; its theme is the album’s keynote. Her backup is John McDonald and Mario Rossi.

These offerings celebrate today’s ukulele in it’s breath and depth. The ukulele is comfortable everywhere. Enjoy!


Reviews


to write a review

Alice Fowlie

UkuleleDay
I love this CD. The music is fun and soooo varied. I recommend it. Congratulations to the performers and prodercers for a job well done.

sharon upp

beautiful music
love the new cd of hawaiian inspired music. so varied and beautifully played/sung. highly recommend it!