4 episodes

Learn to play the ʻukulele with tips, tricks, and interviews hosted by Brad Bordessa of Live ʻUkulele.com. Explore the possibilities of the uke and supplement your lessons, study, and practice with an informative podcast on all aspects of playing the instrument. Join Brad as he shares his knowledge and connects with other accomplished ʻukulele players in diverse and informative interviews.

The Live Ukulele Podcast With Brad Bordessa Brad Bordessa

    • Music Interviews
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Learn to play the ʻukulele with tips, tricks, and interviews hosted by Brad Bordessa of Live ʻUkulele.com. Explore the possibilities of the uke and supplement your lessons, study, and practice with an informative podcast on all aspects of playing the instrument. Join Brad as he shares his knowledge and connects with other accomplished ʻukulele players in diverse and informative interviews.

    ʻUkulele Artistry: Recording, Producing, & Songwriting - feat. HIGGS

    ʻUkulele Artistry: Recording, Producing, & Songwriting - feat. HIGGS

    Join Brad and Ryan "Higgs" Higgins as they discuss the process of recording an album and what goes into writing a song. Higgs is a hip-hop artist who plays ʻukulele as his main instrument. Follow along as he shares his expertise and even walks us...

    • 50 min
    Learning ʻUkulele Hawaiian Style: Playing by Ear and Watching Others

    Learning ʻUkulele Hawaiian Style: Playing by Ear and Watching Others

    In this show Brad talks about the beauty of simplicity in learning ʻukulele. Introduce some Hawaiian style intuition into your practice and follow these tips to become more comfortable playing by ear. We explore the meaning and application of the saying...

    • 43 min
    A Teaching RevolUKEtion: ZOOM - feat. Kevin Carroll

    A Teaching RevolUKEtion: ZOOM - feat. Kevin Carroll

    What's it like to switch from a huge roster of in-person ʻukulele classes to teaching everything online? In this episode Brad is joined by Austin-based Kevin Carroll to break down how he's been adapting his teaching style and what he recommends for new...

    • 50 min
    Cultivating a Positive ʻUkulele Playing Mindset

    Cultivating a Positive ʻUkulele Playing Mindset

    A dive into having a productive attitude relating to learning ʻukulele

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Srfnff ,

Knowledgable, Thorough and Articulate

Brad offers up some wonderful insights along with his thoroughly analyzed and researched teaching on learning and playing the ukulele. I especially enjoyed his podcast re ukulele “teaching” in Hawaii from the Hawaiians and how it is done. No ka heke!

MooreBettahUkes ,

Thoughtful and insightful

Many of us here in Hawaii know Brad as being a premiere ukulele teacher and performer. And as expected he does not disappoint with this podcast. His approach to teaching is about thinking of the music as a whole concept, not just the basic fundamentals that is usually found in books or other instructional materials. I think the grasp he has on his ideas about music can be applied to any instrument, not just ‘ukulele. I’m really looking forward to hearing many more future podcasts.

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