Charles Bradley: No Time For Dreaming

Blasko let me in on the Charles Bradley¬†craze last year and I had a brief opportunity to see him here in Boston. “Sadly”, I was in California at the time and, while it’s rare for me to even consider it, I would have loved to have been back east to see him sing. Bradley is […]

Bill Tapia: 1908-2011

I just heard the sad news that ukulele legend, Bill Tapia, passed away in December of 2011. Tapia played ukulele from the age of 7 until his death, in Westminster, CA, at 103 years old. As described by the San Francisco Chronicle: “Born in Hawaii to Portuguese parents, Tapia could recall playing “Stars and Stripes […]