View Full Version : John King

11-08-2011, 08:17 AM
I listen to KQAC-FM a lot. They are ALL Classical. They just played a John King recording from Bach's Prelude Suite #1. It was written for cello, but John figured it out for ukulele. What a genius he was.
The ukulele is coming into its own because of people like him.

11-08-2011, 08:39 AM
I wish I could hear it now. It'd be great to listen to.

Dan Uke
11-08-2011, 08:48 AM
I bought his classical music book and it's really challenging...They put in finger recommendation for certain sections, which is very helpful

11-08-2011, 09:45 AM
He's my favorite ukulelist and that makes me smile to hear that he was played on a classical station! Thanks for that.

The late Mr. King's website is here (http://www.nalu-music.com/) and is pretty interesting.

I've had his Classical Ukulele book for a couple years now and have finally started making some progress with it. It's intimidating at first but gets easier :)