"Hot Ukulele!" CD

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"UK Ukulele Envoy" CD

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CDs available at gigs/workshops or by mail - please email for details (see Contact page)
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"Once again thank you for a great workshop and one of the nicest gigs we have had the pleasure to mount." - Lesley Bossine, Manager, Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington, Middlesex

"An excellent and entertaining show." -  Bill Gidley, Rotary Club of Romsey Test, Hampshire

"Just to let you know how much we all appreciated your ukulele playing at Kate and Lu's wedding. It was such a lovely day and your playing made the Hawaiian theme even more memorable. Loved the serenade at the end, I know they loved it and everybody else did too. Thanks a million." -  Carol Parkes, bride's mother, London

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Currently Clive's musical work is heavily centred on the instrument wonderfully described by Krusty the Clown in The Simpsons as "the thinking man's violin". . . yes, of course, it's . . .

The UKULELE, the "jumping flea", the most popular acoustic instrument in the world . . .

. . . Clive's first instrument, that he started playing at the age of 4. Seeing his band Roaring Jelly in the 80s was a major influence on the founders of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, who in turn have played a huge part in popularising the uke. It's taken a quarter of a century but it's come full circle. Having taught ukulele as well as guitar in Derbyshire in the mid-90s, Clive migrated south in 1997 to become the first ukulele teacher in Surrey. He also does live performances, mainly solo (duo or larger group possible by request). 

So . . . in exchange for money he will attend your event / wedding / party / club / festival / theatre / arts centre / school / college / social group / luxury yacht (you never know your luck) etc. and perform a suitable selection from his bag of songs old, new and original. He will perform with a small PA from a fixed position if desired, but a favourite format that works very well is:

The Strolling (Ukulele) Minstrel

Direct, simple, old-fashioned, low-tech. No PA, no wires, no stage, just Clive and his ukulele moving freely among the guests / audience, getting up close and personal (or not!) as desired. He has a wide repertoire including classic pops, standards, novelty songs, "tiki" favourites and lively instrumentals.

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" I THINK, THEREFORE I STRUM "


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Clive's CDs  ~ "HOT UKULELE !" and "UK UKULELE ENVOY"
are available at gigs and workshops or by mail order (see side panel)
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