A few days ago, Ron Hale commented on my last post and mentioned the fact that he hadn’t seen many ukulele videos coming out of Scandinavia lately.
As it turned out, I received a mail today from Oslo folk singer-songwriter and guitarist Lillebjørn Nilsen, father of ukulele player Siri Nilsen. I knew Lillebjørn played the uke and I had been on the lookout for videos in which he played our favourite instrument because I really like his songs in Norwegian. I searched in vain until Lillebjørn sent me a link to a ukulele session he played in an empty theatre in Oslo at the request of journalists from Svenska Dagbladet.
Lillebjørn Nilsen playing Se Deg Aldri Tilbake (Never Look Back) on ukulele, an emotional session for him as he had just attended the funeral of a close friend.
Many thanks to Lillebjørn for sending me this video which gave me the impulse to write this post after many months of absence from my ukulele world tour posts.