Sandor Nagyszalanczy

sandor nagyszalanczy

Sandor Nagyszalanczy is a professional writer and photographer and the author of more than a dozen books on woodworking, tools and interior design. He’s also a ukulele historian and collector of vintage ukes and ephemera. Sandor plays tenor and baritone uke in the “Uke Ellington” jazz quintet.

Favorite Album: Getz/Gilberto (Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto)

Favorite Song to Play on Ukulele: “The Look of Love” (Burt Bacharach & Hal David)

Favorite Ukulele You Own: “Pale Moon” tenor uke by Ken Franklin


  • Show Us Your Ukes (Ukulele Club of Santa Cruz).
  • Vintage Rock n’ Roll with a Twist (The UkeAholics)
  • Songs from Café Sans Souci (Uke Ellington Quintet)
  • Playing Favorites (Sandor Nagyszalanczy & Karen Lehman)