Pacific Winds Music
Life Measured in Music


(541) 343-5660

Go Cat Go!!! Stuart Fuchs Workshop

Friday, April 1, 2016
Workshop and Mini Concert
$30 in advance, $35 at the door

Workshop Description:

Go cat go!!! In this workshop, Kala Ukulele artist Stuart Fuchs will teach Rockabilly & Rock n’ Roll guitar styles adapted for Ukulele. You’ll play classic songs and learn the tricks of Rockabilly rhythm & lead playing in the styles of Carl Perkins, Brian Setzer, Chuck Berry, Scotty Moore, and many more. Stuart orchestrates the assembled group into a multi-part ensemble.

This workshop will teach you some killer rock n’ roll tricks including:
• songs by Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Eddie Cochrane, Elvis, The Beatles and more
• rock n rolls strums & different feels
• boogie woogie bass lines
• single note & double stop soloing (ala Chuck Berry)
• finger picking backup (ala Travis Picking)
• 12 bar blues form
• stage presence and showmanship “tricks”

A short “mini concert” will follow the workshop. This workshop is open to players with basic ukulele skills.
CALL 541-343-5660 to register or go online at

Stuart Fuchs

Stuart Fuchs is a performing multi instrumentalist who is passionate about bringing the healing benefits of musical play into everyone's life. He performs virtuosic instrumental music and soulful original songs on Ukulele, Guitar, Native American flute, Aboriginal didjeridoo and the Bolivian charango. Though his innovative, compassionate and holistic workshops he introduces people of all backgrounds to their "long lost musician" - from Fortune 500 company executives to hospice patients. Stuart has been featured on National Public Radio with his award winning gypsy jazz band “Babik” and has collaborated in creating and performing orchestral arrangements of Django Reinhardt's music with symphony orchestras. Stuart worked as an artist in residence at Roswell Park Cancer Institute for over six years and in 2014 was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to composing and perform healing music with cancer patients and performed these multimedia compositions at the University at Buffalo Mainstage.