It tastes like chicken…and wipe that stank off your face! Songs to live by, from Manitoba Hal

Manitoba Hal performs at the NJ Uke Fest, August 2016. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Yes, you can even play the blues on a ukulele–if you know this essential secret.

Morristown jammer makes impression at music fest

Jamming away on the Green, on final day of the NJ Uke Fest, August 2016. Photo by Fran Wood

A bonus treat: Local talent Steve Norwood sings a Keb’ Mo’ favorite.

A three-handed solo? James Hill attempts it at NJ festival

SLEIGHT OF HANDS : James Hill gets help on a solo from Erin 'Penny' McGrane of duo Victor & Penny, at the 2016 NJ Ukulele Festival. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Look ma– three hands!

You’ve never heard a uke sound like this…

Joe Calfa of Cousin Earth give workshop on gear, at the NJ Uke Fest, August 2016. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Anyone can master the uke, according to the amazing soloist for Cousin Earth. Just don’t try to master his technique.

Four-stringed fun for fourth year: NJ Ukulele Festival leaves ‘em smiling

'Strummin' Steve, a watercolor by Mendham painter Fran Wood, inspired by Steve Norwood performing on the Green on the last day of NJ Uke Fest, August 2016.

Now that’s entertainment!

Boss tribute, ode to days off get NJ Ukulele Fest off to toe-tapping start

Jim Boggia join Victor & Penny at the 2016 NJ Uke Fest. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Guaranteed to raise a smile.

Great covers: Local takes on Jimi, Michael, Zep, Eric and the Fabs

GOING MY WAY? Looks like James Hill may need a lift to the NJ Uke Fest.

The next generation honors greats of the last century. James Hill, Shun Ng, Robert Randolph and Quinn Sullivan swing for the fences.

Who needs guitars? Not James Hill, headliner at NJ Ukulele Fest, Aug. 26-27

James Hill

They don’t call this guy the ‘Wayne Gretzky of Ukulele’ for nothing.

The Comeback Kid: Bucky Pizzarelli rebounds for Morristown music fest

LOOKING GOOD: Bucky Pizzarelli, at the 2016 Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

He was in very bad shape a few short months ago. But this beloved 90-year-old jazzman still has some notes to play.

A million reasons to like Quinn Sullivan, rising star of Morristown music fest…

STARS IN HIS EYES: Sun reflects off shades of Quinn Sullivan, at the 2016 Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

…and why we may convert our guitar to furniture.