Roy Smeck

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Gods of Uke: Roy Smeck Gives a Lesson to Remember

From the Fall 2014 issue of Ukulele | BY MARCY MARXER A visionary player on the ukulele, guitar, tenor banjo, and lap-steel guitar, the vaudeville performer Roy Smeck certainly earned his nickname “Wizard of the Strings.” Born in Reading, Pennsylvania…


Five Days of Ukulele Bliss in Maryland

The lineup of performers and workshop hosts for this year’s Uke and Guitar Summit in North Bethesda, Maryland will include Victoria Vox, James Hill, Stuart Fuchs and Ukulele magazine contributor Marcy Marxer. The uke heavy, five-day event kicks off on…