Al Wood covers the Penguin Cafe Orchestra’s “Music for a Found Harmonium”

Al Wood, proprietor of the indispensible Ukulele Hunt, is also an excellent uker himself, as this cover of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra‘s “Music for a Found Harmonium” shows. 

I’ve been a fan of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra (their stuff is for sale here) since running across the ballet Still Life at the Penguin Cafe, which PCO founder Simon Jeffes wrote based on pieces he’d done with the original incarnation of the group.

UPDATED, 6 November: Armelle Europe has put an interview with Al on Ukulele and Languages in which this video is featured.  The interview is terrific, as we would expect of Ukulele and Languages.

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5 Comments

  1. cymast

     /  November 6, 2009

    What a great song!

  2. acilius

     /  November 6, 2009

    It really is.

  3. Thanks for the kind words about U&L, Acilius. Glad you can’t seen me redden 😉
    I am glad you found the interview terrific because that is exactly what Al is.

    He has uploaded 3 more excellent videos today:

  4. acilius

     /  November 7, 2009

    You’re welcome, Armelle! Thanks very much for the update.

  5. acilius

     /  November 7, 2009

    And that’s a fine version of “James Bond”- he seems to have improved on the arrangement he put on Ukulele Hunt a few weeks ago.

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