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The Ukulele Scramble Song, "All You Need is Four Strings" is performed by Robin Hoffman and Richard Perlmutter. Words and music by Richard Perlmutter. Recorded at Norfolk studios; David Chalfant, engineer. Video editing by Video4Good. Featuring the ukulele collection of Bruce Kriviskey. © The Ukulele Scramble, 2019
The Germ Song (Some Little Bug Is Gonna Find You Someday), performed by The Ukulele Scramble live at Luthier's Co-Op, Easthampton, MA. Original song composed in 1916. Music by Silvio Hein. Lyrics by Benjamin Hapgood and Roy Atwell. New lyrics by Richard Perlmutter. The Ukulele Scramble is Richard Perlmutter and Robin Hoffman with Dave Pratt on drums.
Sleeveless, performed by The Ukulele Scramble live at Luthier's Co-Op, Easthampton, MA. Music: Greensleeves. Lyrics: Richard Perlmutter. The Ukulele Scramble is Richard Perlmutter and Robin Hoffman with Dave Pratt on drums.
If Money Talks It Ain't On Speaking Terms With Me Original song composed in 1902 by J. Fred Helf. New lyrics by Richard Perlmutter. The Ukulele Scramble is Richard Perlmutter and Robin Hoffman. Recorded at Norfolk Studios, David Chalfant, Engineer.
The Year's At The Spring Music by Amy Beach, 1899. Lyrics by Robert Browning from the play "Pippa Passes," 1841. The Ukulele Scramble is Richard Perlmutter and Robin Hoffman. Featuring David Chalfant on bass. Recorded at Norfolk Studios, David Chalfant, Engineer.
True to their name, Ukulele Scramble play a lot of mashups. When they're not twisting styles from across the decades -- and centuries -- into knots, they're playing ridiculous segues, and repertoire that was definitely never meant to be played on the uke. When's the last time you heard ukulele versions of classical compositions by Charles Ives or Amy Beach? Ukulele Scramble did both, and well! -- New York Music Daily
"Richard Perlmutter and Robin Hoffman of The Ukulele Scramble are talented, fun, and a joy to work with. We invited them for a performance and then back again for a learn-to-play event and both times we were overwhelmed with the community response. Their programs attract people of all ages and we can't wait to have them back!"Alison Horner, Reference Librarian, Stevens Memorial Library
Performances
10.24.19, 7 PM
Luthier's Coop
Easthampton, MA
10.25.19, 8 PM
"Haunted Ukulele Island"
Water Street Barn
31 Water Street, Shelburne Falls, MA
11.02.19, 11 AM
Learn to Play Ukulele
Workshop for Kids
Whately Library, Whately, MA
11.09.19, 11 AM
Learn to Play Ukulele
Workshop for Grownups
Whately Library, Whately, MA
12.30.19, 3 PM
Family Show
Newton Free Library
Newton, MA
02.25.20, Times TBA
School Show
Summer Street Elementary School
Lynnfield, MA
03.13.20 - 03.14.20
Mount Wachusett Sessions
Filming of In Studio Performance
Mount Wachusett Community College
Media Arts and Technology Department
Gardner, MA
04.26.20, Time TBA
The Fabulous Jalopy Theatre
Brooklyn, NY
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