"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)
Music: Solo / Bands / CDs
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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

"Thank you, dearest Clive, for your wonderful musical contribution to my party. Your ukulele and attire brought a smile to everyone's faces and added the perfect 'tiki' atmosphere to a lovely summer night." -- Julie Peasgood, Actor / TV Presenter / Writer


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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. 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. 

So . . . in exchange for money he will attend your event / wedding / party / club / festival / theatre / arts centre / village hall / 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

Simple, old-fashioned, low-tech, acoustic. No PA, no wires, no stage, just Clive and his ukulele promenading freely among the guests. People can listen if they like or it can just be atmospheric live background music. He has a wide repertoire including classic pops, standards, novelty songs and instrumentals. 

These days Hawaiian-themed events are very popular - Clive dons his Hawaiian gear and plays a selection of Hawaiian, hapa haole and tiki tunes.

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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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