Category «How-to»

Summer!

Here are a few things we already know about this summer and fall, with more (we hope!) still to come. Meanwhile, we’re also working on new original songs and arrangements. Feel free to contact us if you’re interested in lessons over the summer … even just one! Sunday, May 21: Last meeting (before summer hiatus) …

“Cheat chords” part 2

I’ve been playing a tenor guitar lately (as part of my “day job” as a church musician), and as you may know I re-strung it to play like a ukulele, because I’m a great big cheater who can’t really play guitar. Speaking of which … As I was working through a song this week that …

Ukulele Admonishments

It’s finally happened: I’ve descended to the absolute depths of self-absorbed geekdom, and I’m about to write a narcissistic little blog post in which I admonish myself for my own, personal ukulele issues … that is … my bad ukulele habits. Here we go (assuming you are so bored with your own life that you …

“Cheat chords” part 1

The GRÜBS have a history — about as old as the band itself — of trying to introduce the ukulele to beginners through relatively low-stress classes, workshops, jam sessions, and private lessons. Since May 2016, the Wood County District Public Library has been doing the heavy lifting of organizing and hosting a “ukulele club” on …