Ever thought you needed two functioning arms to play the ukulele? Think again! The Ukulele Strum Buddy is a device that allows the player to control a pick using a foot or knee. I recently spoke to Tavit Smith, the man who dreamed of this amazing contraption. Tavit has had a fascinating career; he has … Continue reading Ukulele Strum Buddy
Comedy or inspiration?
About ten years ago, a video by comedian musicians Aleksey Igudesman and Hyung-ki Joo went viral in the piano world. It was called “Rachmaninov Had Big Hands”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93JiXloIhn4 This was not the first time anyone has ever tried to play the piano with pieces of wood. The inspiration for Igudesman and Joo could have come … Continue reading Comedy or inspiration?