I just heard that my latest DVD is on it’s way from Homespun. I teach tunes from Gus Cannon, the Memphis Jug Band, Frank Stokes, Bo Carter and other giants of ‘20s string band music.
You’ll soon be playing seven songs, great for solo or group playing, that incorporate blues licks, rhythmic effects, unusual chord changes and intricate picking techniques that absolutely transform this wonderful little instrument. Working in GCEA tuning in a variety of keys, I show songs that feature both strumming and fingerpicking, giving the old jug band songs a whole new twist on the ukulele.
Songs: Satisfied, Tired Chicken, Bottle Up and Go, Tappin’ That Thing, The Law’s Gonna Step On You, Downtown Blues #2 and No Junk Out of You. Here’s a sample