Blake's Shakes

Yay! Sonnets 1-3 Done!

William Shakespeare, William Blake, a baritone ukulele and me. Life is all right. What am I doing? That’s right, I’m posting every Shakespearean sonnet after setting them to standard music notation and tablature for a baritone ukulele. Phew. What else do I have to do? I’ll be accumulating everything on THIS page. If you play a piano, guitar, tenor banjo, or just about anything you can tune to DGBE you’re all set. Go rock some Bill.  

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Introduction to Guitar

B minor for Guitar I’ve begun work on my curriculum for an introductory guitar class starting October 19, 2013. It’s focused on classical guitar skills. To go to my curriculum page, go here. For more information on how to sign up for the class, go to the website for Denver’s Rocky Mountain Ukulele Orchestra.  

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Rocky Mountain Ukulele Orchestra

Our freaking rawking idea of creating big music on a little instrument with regular folks from our own neighborhood has turned into the infamous Rocky Mountain Ukulele Orchestra and you should check us out. We’re better and more interesting than you’d ever believe. Click here for all the fascinating details: http://ukuleleorchestra.org  

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A Walk Through My (Digital) Garden

A small girl found her way down the dusty road. (Originally published by Outrider Press.) Yippee Ki Yay’s garden vanished. He should have known it would happen in an exclusively electronic world created by eight gajillion megabits of ones and zeros flying willy-nilly across his liquid crystal display screen. The world rendered in megapixels may look like the world, but it’s not the world. It’s a frenzied parody of life as we thought it should be and Yippee Ki Yay’s garden flashed by like an illuminated simulated firefly. His garden began (and ended) when he logged... 

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Our freaking rawking idea of creating big music on a little instrument with regular folks from our own neighborhood has turned... 

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New Ukulele..
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I bought this yesterday. I bought this at the Olde Towne Pickin’ Parlor in Arvada, Colorado, yesterday. It’s an... 

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Jumping Flea Arpeggiator..
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Thirty arpeggio studies in every key for the high G ukulele. Free book! I am happy to announce I’ve completed my Jumping... 

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