Phil Doleman

Phil’s love of vintage blues, hokum, old-time, and jug band music shines through as he blows the dust off obscure old songs with his intricate picking and driving rhythms on both resonator ukulele and 5-string banjo. His original songs blend perfectly with the vintage, with most listeners believing them to be old songs that passed them by.

“massively entertaining”
Blues Matters magazine

“Genuinely good-time music from ukulele stalwart, who also plays a mean banjo”
fRoots magazine

“If you don’t know him already, you should! Playing, singing and stage presence are all top shelf.”
Matthew Fox, American roots musician and songwriter

“some of the best music I’ve heard in a long time”Dan Phelps, Delta blues artist

“his devilishly catchy vintage style is terrifically entertaining”
Mike Flaherty, UKE magazine

Phil has travelled all over the UK and to Ireland, France, Germany, Finland and the US performing and leading workshops at festivals, theatres, and clubs. He has appeared on over 20 albums (and a number 2 hit single), performed on BBC radio and TV, taught over 1500 ukulele players, and shared stages with some of the world’s finest players.

He is a regular contributor Uke magazine, is the author of the book “How Music Works On The Ukulele”, and has composed pieces for the London College of Music Ukulele Exams.

Phil is proud to endorse Aquila strings and Logjam stompers.

To visit Phil’s website click here.

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