I'm a musician, composer, writer and producer, and one of the internationally-renowned Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. As well as performing with the Ukulele Orchestra, I write and perform my own music as Will Grove-White & The Others, composing tunes for film and TV.
I have what I am told is an eccentric singing style, which has variously been described as:
- "Worth traveling a thousand miles to hear." The Independent
- "Mind-bendingly brilliant." BBC Radio 2
- "Suitably insane-sounding." New York Times
I began playing and singing in the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain in 1989, when I was 16. Since then we've recorded ten albums, two concert DVDs, and toured the world, notably playing sell-out concerts at the BBC Proms in London's Royal Albert Hall, New York City's Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House.
My career began behind the camera, when I directed and produced some award-winning TV programmes (as well as some rubbish) but these days I happily count myself as one of the only people on the planet making a living via the ukulele.
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