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Colonial Corner: Stuart Fuchs, Ukulele Zen
Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 PM$15
Stuart Fuchs is a multi-instrumentalist, performing and teaching artist who presents his innovative & holistic music workshops worldwide. Stuart’s music is both peaceful and exciting – offering open hearted musical virtuosity with world influenced nylon stringed guitar, ukulele wizardry, Native American flute & didgeridoo. Be prepared for an uplifting, soulful and often hilarious blend of jazz, world music, poetry, storytelling and original songs. Stuart received the Ewing Arts Award from the Keene Sentinel in 2017 and was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to be an artist-in-residence at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, offering for his healing music for cancer patients, families and hospital staff. He currently tours internationally as a soloist with the renowned Kirtan artist Snatam Kaur and is an endorsing artist with D’addario Planet Waves and Kala Ukuleles. www.stufuchs.com
Sarah Carlisle (Siri Kirtan Kaur) began her musical studies on the double bass at the age of ten, and in 1998 attended the Peabody Conservatory on full scholarship. She studied classical and jazz music in college and spent many years playing jazz in Washington, DC, and New York City.
“Masterful playing and creative arrangements- Stuart Fuchs is a Tour de Force on Ukulele with taste and a heavy finger on the talent button.”
– Cathy Fink, GRAMMY Award Winner & Producer”
“You haven’t heard the ukulele until you’ve heard Stu play the ukulele – from Brazilian choro to jazz to his own soulful original songs”.
– Marion Jacobson, ethnomusicologist and writer for The Atlantic.
“If Jimi Hendrix, Django Reinhardt and Eckhart Tolle had a love child with Bob Marley, their progeny would be the playful and meditative Stuart Fuchs (aka “Stukulele”).”
– OMG Magazine
“Stuart bring the sounds of foreign lands, unearthly realms & eclectic world styles from his acoustic pallet. A diverse mélange of playful ukulele tunes,
beautifully peaceful instrumentals, original songs of sacred poetry & cosmic humor.” – The Keene Sentinel