Panama Pacific International
A world tour by Tchaikovsky on Otis Redding holds the Orchestra for the listener to Nirvana and admits only hand luggage: A matter thing after another “tilted ears storms a.” The ukulele began Orchestra in 1985 out of pure fun at the pleasure. The first appearance was actually meant to be a Flash in the Pan but after the concert in the nu was sold out, the next not long left to wait and then the Orchestra in the national radio was”to hear. Since then hundreds of recordings in radio and television, including the BBC followed all over the world. Concerts in America, Canada, Belgium, Sweden, Finland, Ireland and Japan are both sold out at such illustrious venues as Ronnie Scott’s world-famous Jazz Club in London, the Royal Festival Hall, the Glastonbury Festival, the Chicago Chamber Music Festival, the big chill, Cropredy and the Edinburgh Festival. The orchestra consists of a rhythm section, bass, baritone, tenor, soprano and solo ukulele players, resulting in almost inexhaustible possibilities of the orchestration and the use of different registers. In a dinner jacket, shoulder-to-shoulder, sit in a semicircle like a Symphony Orchestra musicians and play classic of rock ‘n’ roll, punk, jazz and classical music up and down. By the Orchestra for one highlighting the beauty, but also the platitudes of the material, it celebrates is itself in the triviality and the self referencing popular and demanding music, at the same time serious and lighthearted. The history of the ukulele ukulele is already long time not only for “Folklore from the South seas”.
Of Hawaii she went in the United States and already left a mark in the jazz music of the 1920s and 30s. In Europe, she held since the 1950s the British skiffle catchment. A ukulele is so small, its possibilities and areas of application are but very diverse. Just in the last few years, she witnessed a small Renaissance; in many music styles After a long period in which she was seen as toys or children guitar. But who even closer with those little things”busy, quickly run the risk to succumb to her charm. In origin, the ukulele comes from the Portuguese Braguinha”, 1879 with Portuguese immigrants to Hawaii came and there quickly won popularity. Soon some immigrants was a big market for this instrument that important won the ukulele and then within a few years became clear. Hawaii in 1915 with its own Pavilion at the Panama Pacific International exhibition was represented, began the triumphal March of the ukulele! Quickly, the instruments were offered by the major manufacturers in the United States. The Hawaiian craze”while subsiding the mid of 1920s again, but the ukulele had already conquered its place and many player characters produced in the course of the coming decades, the instrument always reflected in the focus of interest.