Choan Gálvez

Ukulele composer, player, and teacher - Barcelona

Blog (page 3 of 9)

  • Тоска (Toska)
    A piece in which I take the classical tremolo guitar technique to the ukulele. Performed here by Donald Bousted.
  • A look back at 2020
    What did I do, musically, along 2020? No live presentations, but I've written a lot of original music for ukulele, I've made some good friends and recorded many videos.
  • Speak Low
    A Kurt Weill's tune that has reached the status of jazz standard.
  • Stompin' at the Savoy
    Edgar Sampson's jazz standard, arranged for solo ukulele
  • Dinah
    A popular standard from 1925, played on solo ukulele by Choan Gálvez.
  • Ernest Ka'ai's El recuerdo
    Arrangement by Choan Gálvez of one of the pieces included in the 1916 edition of The Ukulele and How It's played. Thought for low G, also apt for reentrant tuning.
  • Ernest Ka'ai's Hone A Ka Wai
    Choan's arrangement, apt for both low G and reentrant tuned ukuleles.
  • Habanera de Bienvenido
    An original dance tune for solo ukulele, with a dedication to my grandparents.
  • Tárrega's Study in E minor
    Ukulele arrangement by Choan Gálvez
  • Ghiribizzo No. 17 - Le streghe, by Niccolò Paganini
    Choan Gálvez's arrangement played on the ukulele.