I met Nissa Ludwig on the Joco Cruise in 2018 and recorded a conversation with her then, as well as an extra bit on the 2019 cruise. She is a professional musician who plays a huge range of instruments, but only discovered the ukulele a few years ago. I really enjoyed talking to her and I hope you do too!
The ukulele manufacturer Nissa mentions on Maui is Mele Ukulele.
Nissa and I play a few songs:
Losing my Religion (Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe – 1991)
Royals (Ella Yelich-O'Connor, Joel Little -2012)
Afternoon Delight (Bill Danoff – 1976)
Smooth (Itaal Shur, Rob Thomas – 1999)
Time after Time (Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman – 1984)
All About That Bass: (Meghan Trainor, Kevin Kadish – 2014)
Go to the Ukulele Is The New Black YouTube channel for a playlist to hear these songs as well as others mentioned in the episode.
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The music played in this episode is licenced under a Podcasts (Featured Music) agreement with APRA AMCOS.