Welcome to UkeTV where we talk with industry experts and leaders to share information about all things ‘ukulele! If there is a specific topic you’d like covered, please reach out via the contact info at the bottom of this page.

mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV EP13: Between The Strings with Jay Lichty

First, apologies for the 2-week absence in episodes! I was on vacation and then tied up with getting caught-up and work. I’m back and on track with the weekly episodes now, so…..Welcome to episode 13 of UkeTV! This week, I have a great conversation with master luthier Jay Lichty who is a legend in the ukulele world! Jay has been

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mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV Episode 10: Behind the Artist with Don Lee

Welcome to episode 10 of UkeTV where I go behind the artist with Korea’s Don Lee where we dive in on how he got started playing ukulele and singing Hawaiian songs and turned that into the focus of his career with ukulele playing, singing, teaching, planning events, and even his wife running a halau! Be sure to check out this

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mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV Episode 9: Behind the Artist with Andrew Molina

Welcome to episode 9 of UkeTV where I go behind the artist with Andrew Molina where we dive in on Andrew’s background and how he got started playing ukulele, his history with jiu-jitsu, how he got started teaching, and all the details on his new academy called Uke-Jitsu! Be sure to check out the episode, and be sure to check

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mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV Episode 7: Behind the Artist with Mika Kane

Welcome to episode 7 of UkeTV where I go behind the artist with Mika Kane! Many of you know Mika from his incredible demos for @tusclips6747 and @ukulelefriend1879, but there’s so much you probably don’t know about Mika! We dig in on a number of different topics including his musical background, his education, his philosophy on teach, his influences and,

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mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV Episode 6: Between the Strings with Aaron Keim of Beansprout Instruments

Welcome to episode 6 of UkeTV where I have an amazing between the strings conversation with Aaron Keim of Beansprout Musical Instruments! Aaron has been building quality instruments since 2007 including not only ukuleles but banjos, banjo ukes, and tenor guitars as well. In this episode, we talk about Aaron’s background in music education, his time as an artist traveling

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mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV Episode 5: Behind the Artist with Sammy Turton

Welcome to episode 5 of UkeTV where I have a great behind the artist conversation with Sammy Turton! Many of you know him online at 4StringBoy and have probably learned a thing or two from his Instagram and Patreon lessons. You may have even participated in learning one of his famous #fingerstylefursday arrangements. Sammy and I dive into a number

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mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV Episode 4: Behind the Artist with Jonah Davis

Welcome to Episode 4 of UkeTV! This episode takes us behind the artist with Jonah Davis where we discuss his journey as a musician on both the ukulele and guitar, his philosophies on teaching, mentoring, and life, the programs he runs, and his connection to KoAloha Ukulele. Jonah is one of the most genuine and funny people you’ll meet, and

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mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV Episode 3: Between the Strings with Master Luthier Eric DeVine

Welcome to Episode 3 of UkeTV where I sit down with master luthier Eric DeVine to discuss why he got into building ukuleles, his approach to his work, how to think about designing your custom ukulele, and more! This is one you don’t want to miss as Eric doesn’t sit down for many interviews. He’s too busy building masterpieces!  Eric’s

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mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV Episode 2: Between the Strings with UKC President Stephanie Epstein

Welcome to episode 2 of UkeTV but the first episode of UkeTV: Between the Strings where I discuss ‘ukulele-related topics with people from all different areas of the ‘ukulele industry. In today’s episode, I host Stephanie Epstein who is the President of The Ukulele Kids Club (UKC). Stephanie and I talk about the history of the organization, her role in

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mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV Episode 1 (Part 2): Behind The Artist Roundtable

Welcome to part 2 of the premiere episode of UkeTV where I discuss ‘ukulele-related topics with people from all different areas of the ‘ukulele industry. In the 2nd part of this episode, I continue the discussion with the most incredible group of world-class ‘ukulele artists: Taimane Gardner –    / @taimanemusic   Andrew Molina –    / @andrewmolina   Herb Ohta Jr. –    / @herbohtajr_videos   Brittni Paiva

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mike@ukulelemana.com

UkeTV Episode 1 (Part 1): Behind The Artist Roundtable

Welcome to the premiere episode of UkeTV where I discuss ‘ukulele-related topics with people from all different areas of the ‘ukulele industry. In this episode, I moderate a discussion with the most incredible group of world-class ‘ukulele artists:  Taimane Gardner –    / @taimanemusic   Andrew Molina –    / @andrewmolina   Herb Ohta Jr. –    / @herbohtajr_videos   Brittni Paiva –    / @brittnipaiva   Jake Shimabukuro –    / @jakeshimabukuro   Bryan Tolentino

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