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  • Bill Tapia – Ukulele Legend Passes at 103

    Posted by on December 3rd, 2011 at 12:39 pm
    [caption id="attachment_147" align="alignleft" width="188" caption="__Bill @ '07 SoCal Ukulele Showcase__"][/caption] Widely believed to be the oldest performing musician ever to take the stage, jazz ukulele legend Bill Tapia is dead. He passed away peacefully in his sleep at home in Westminster,California on December 2nd at the age of 103.  With a career that spanned over 90 years, he was the last living link to the earliest days of both jazz and the ukulele as a popular instrument.  B...
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  • Hawaii – A Voice For Sovereignty

    Posted by on April 28th, 2010 at 9:30 pm
    On today's show we featured music from the film "Hawaii – A Voice for Sovereignty" Recent "Ukulele Spotlight" shows can be heard here. This show is also podcast, here is the xml link : This is a documentary film by photojournalist Catherine Bauknight that explores the culture of the Native Hawaiians and their connection to the land. At the forefront of the film are social, economic, and ecological issues...
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  • Bosko & Honey – June 08

    Posted by on April 12th, 2010 at 12:18 am
    On today's show we featured an interview and performance with Bosko & Honey Bosko & Honey Strummin at KPFK Get info about Bosko & Honey's Ukulele Safari here: ...
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