Choan Gálvez

Ukulele composer, player, and teacher - Barcelona

Videos (page 2 of 8)

Some (or most) of the videos, mostly ukulele related, that I’ve published on my YouTube channels. There are tablatures avaible for some of my works and arrangements, both in direct download or through Payhip.

  • A. P. Drove Me to Tears
    (22/Feb/2021)
    A wonderful 'adagio' composed by Choan Gálvez for ukulele with scordatura. Performance by Giovanni Albini.
  • Waltz for Alira
    (16/Feb/2021)
    A jazz-waltz lullaby for solo ukulele, written and performed by Choan Gálvez
  • Sitting by the Fountain
    (06/Feb/2021)
    Add my fondness for waltzes, my passion for the guitar music from the 19th century, my tendency to use unexpected dissonances, sit by a fountain, and you'll get just this.
  • Тоска (Toska)
    (03/Feb/2021)
    A piece in which I take the classical tremolo guitar technique to the ukulele. Performed here by Donald Bousted.
  • Speak Low
    (15/Nov/2020)
    A Kurt Weill's tune that has reached the status of jazz standard.
  • Stompin' at the Savoy
    (10/Nov/2020)
    Edgar Sampson's jazz standard, arranged for solo ukulele
  • Dinah
    (01/Nov/2020)
    A popular standard from 1925, played on solo ukulele by Choan Gálvez.
  • Ernest Ka'ai's El recuerdo
    (09/Aug/2020)
    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
    (18/Jun/2020)
    Choan's arrangement, apt for both low G and reentrant tuned ukuleles.
  • Habanera de Bienvenido
    (16/May/2020)
    An original dance tune for solo ukulele, with a dedication to my grandparents.