Skip to content
Advertisements

THE KEYPORT RAG – Original Ukulele composition and performance by Ukulele Mike Lynch

January 29, 2016

Included in the Fingerpicking Solo Instrumental eBook in tablature format

UKULELE MIKE LYNCH - All things UKULELE

THE KEYPORT RAG by Ukulele Mike Lynch
Keyport Cover Slide

Keyport Map

Upon a generous invitation of dear friends several years ago, my wife and I spent a relaxing week on Liberty Bay in the tiny town of Keyport, Washington. While there I was inspired to compose this lazy little ragtime tune and it became a constant soundtrack to our musings on the porch of the bay side cottage we were living in. Taking walks around the town, I had the melody of this little tune running through my head and I would frequently head back to the cottage to pick up my ukulele and try out new ideas that would pop into my brain. KEYPORT RAG is largely played in a swinging, bouncy travis picking style and below is a small example of the tablature arrangement of this song.

EXAMPLE OF KEYPORT RAG #1

Keyport 111

Throughout the piece the thumb plays the 4th and 3rd…

View original post 541 more words

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: