Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Bring that new ukulele tonite!!

That right. Tonite is Cleveland Jumping Flea!

See ya at 7:30!

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Friday, December 9, 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

If Santa Brings You a Ukulele...

...You can join the gang at Cleveland Jumping Flea on December 27th and play along with us!

Hopefully Santa brings you the Daily Ukulele book also!

The next four songs we are going to play together are:

Page 48, Can't Buy Me Love

Page 49, Careless Love

Page 50, Can't Help But Smile
(you can hear this song online at: http://www.fleamarketmusic.com/jukebox/catView.asp?levelID=44)

Page 51, Can't Help Falling in Love
(If he can play it, so can you!)

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Thankful for Ukes!

How about some Turkey in the Straw for ukulele!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011


September’s Cleveland Jumping Flea meet-up was great fun! About 16 people showed up and the hour just FLEW by!

Sam from Motter's Music was there with his pal Bob who showed us some fancy-pants new ukes that will be at Motter’s just in time for your holiday wish lists.

A couple of beginners attended and I think, learned a couple of chords! Hope to see them in October.

Speaking of UKEtober. The next four songs on the playlist to strum on October 25th are:

Bye Bye Love, page 41

By the Beautiful Sea, page 42

By the Light of the Silvery Moon, page 43

Come and Go With Me, page 43

Can’t wait to see ya next month. Get practicing!!

Monday, September 5, 2011

September is a Wonderful Month for Playing Ukulele!

Don't let it end without joining Cleveland Jumping Flea at the Coventry Library in Cleveland Heights on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 7:30pm.

We are planning to play 4 more songs out of our (kinda/sorta) official songbook.

1. Bye Bye Blues. (Bottom of page 38)

2. Brown Eyed Girl (Page 39)

3. Buffalo Gals (Top of page 40)

4. Bye Bye Blackbird (Bottom of page 40)

After we go through and play those songs one or two times, we each take a turn choosing a song out of the book to play together.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Don't Be BLUE!!!

Wait...no... Yes!...be blue!
A couple of "Blue" (not blues) songs to practice for the next Cleveland Jumping Flea get together on Tuesday, August 30th.

Page 36

Page 37

Page 38

Also, think about what song you want to suggest out of "Das Book" for everyone to play.

See ya on the 30th at 7:30 SHARP!!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Hellllooooooooo Cleveland!!!!

Cleveland Jumping Flea is going to perform LIVE!

Uke'n at Musicians Towers
Thursday August 25th!

These are the songs we will be playing, so these are the songs you'll want to practice!

Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue - pg.82

Beautiful Brown Eyes - 34

By the Light of the Silvery Moon - 43

SOLO - Harvey

Ain't We Got Fun - 17

Clementine - 51

These Boots Are Made for Walking - 232

SOLO - Jeff

King of the Road - 143

Que Sera, Sera - 194

You Are My Sunshine - 279

SOLO - Amy & Melissa

Good Night Irene - 94


Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - 327
She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountains - 209

Please arrive at Musicians Tower at least 10 minutes early. I'll meet you in the lobby to point the way to the room we'll be using. And they did invite us to stay for snacks afterward!

Monday, August 8, 2011

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

This is not Cleveland Jumping Flea...

...but don't ya wish it was?

A little 101 for ya!

"I would love to come to your ukulele group but I feel like I don't know anything and I am afraid to play in public"

Your worries are over! Check out this video for some ukulele 101 and then join us at the Cleveland Heights Coventry Road library on August 30th at 7:30pm.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Ukulele & Air Conditioning!!

Enjoy the coolest night of this recent heatwave by joining your ukulele compatriots at the Coventry Library in Cleveland Heights.

Easy chords and A/C. What more could you want?

See ya at 7:30!

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

It's TOOOOOOOOO HOT to be outside...

So join us tonite at Cleveland Jumping Flea!!

7:30pm at the Coventry Library in Cleveland Heights.

See ya there!!

Monday, April 25, 2011


Tomorrow already!! Cleveland Jumping Flea is tomorrow evening!

Springtime is ukulele time!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Next 4 songs!

Yep...we are tearing thru the official song book of the Cleveland Jumping Flea group.

At the last meet-up on February 22 we all strummed along to Are You Lonesome Tonight, After You've Gone, Ain't Misbehavin' and Ain't She Sweet. We went thru a couple of them twice and then each of us took turns picking a song out of the book for all to play.

It was great!

On Tuesday, March 28th we will be playing the next 4 songs! They are:

We hope to see you at the Cleveland Heights Coventry Library at 7:30pm on the 28th!

Start yr strummin'!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Your Homework Assignment!

One of the Jumping Fleas had a great idea. Let's all try and learn the first 4 songs in our official Cleveland Jumping Flea ukulele book, The Daily Ukulele.

You can buy online or at Motter's Music on Mayfield Road in Lyndhurst. Ask for Sam when ya go get it.

The next Jumping Flea meet-up is 7:30pm on Tuesday, February 22nd! It's coming up quick so get crackin' on practicing the first 4 songs. They are:

Go get yr book!! Tune up that ukulele!!

Can't wait to see you in a couple of weeks!!

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

I want to play ukulele....what size should I get?!?!?

Here's a little bit o video to help you decide.

But really.. we are not size queens at Cleveland Jumping Flea, just come join the strumming!

TONITE!! Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 7:30
Cleveland Public Library in Cleveland Heights on Coventry Road.

See ya there!!!

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Cleveland Jumping Flea Songbook

Well...not really our songbook...but the one we want to use at the meet-ups at the end of the month. You can buy it at Motter's Music, 5228 Mayfield Road, if ya want it in yr hot little hands right away.

See ya on the 25th!!