MP3 John Valentine - Uke 'N' Surf 1
This is like no ukulele recording you’ve ever heard before. John Valentine surfs through these tunes like riding wave after tubing wave. Inspired by the incomparable thrill of surfing Hawaii’s shores, each song is an experience all its own.
12 MP3 Songs in this album (49:53) !
Related styles: WORLD: Hawaiian, JAZZ: Latin Jazz
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In UKE''N''SURF 1 John Valentine exhibits a new way melodically plucking & playing the ukulele. Like a surfer radically maneuvering the surfboard on a thrilling North shore monster wave or just playfully gliding the surf at the South shores.
This original, instrumental album takes you on a ride through primitive sounds and captivating rhythms with Santana-style licks and fingering like you’ve never heard before on the ukulele – with this totally new sound, its fluid melodies will make you forget you’re listening to a ukulele.
Instrument enhancements: Cajon, congas, fender precision bass, shakers, bells, tambourine, clave, kalimba and steel guitar all performed by John Valentine.
Daniel Bayot on strings in ‘Never Ending’.
Each track is titled with surf lingo acquired from a real-life surfer (Gary Senaga from Hawaii) to depict the emotions of a surfer.
Graphics by John & Jesse Bayot.
Album inspired by Lani Teo Gibney. “John you should make an ukulele CD”.
And so John did and had so much fun surfing on the Uke.
If you’ve never experienced the joy of riding a wave, these tunes will inspire you to try.
U Can Surf = UKE ‘N’ SURF.