Lichty Ukulele Video – behind the scenes with Erik Olsen
We are incredibly fortunate to count Erik Olsen among the vital folks on the Lichty Guitars’s team. While technically Lichty Guitars consists of three – Jay, myself and Ziggy (our invaluable shop dog) there are so many folks with whom we work on a regular basis who contribute so much to the company we have become and the company we are evolving into. Erik Olsen ranks tops on that list.
His technical skills as a photographer and videographer are enormous and his creative wheels turn so fast we often times find it hard to keep up. There is already quite a catalogue of Olsen/Lichty Guitars films that include The Lichty Guitars’ Story and Made from Wood as well as beautiful pieces shot with some of our favorite musicians playing Lichty Guitars: Noah Guthrie, Randall Bramblett, Geoff Achison, Billy McLaughlin and Doug Lancio.
Our latest project, a short and lovely ukulele feature that I will not tell you too much about just yet, will be released this fall as a part of the DVD – Ukes in America. British Filmmaker Robert Stern of Litmus Films has been documenting the path to stardom of the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, currently the most popular ukulele band on the planet. Ukes is America will be a film that captures the fun and adventures (on stage and well behind the scenes) of the band as they traveled across America in their 2012-2013 tour. This Lichty Ukulele “short” will be featured on their out-takes DVD that accompanies the film. We are super excited!
Here is sneak peek from behind the scenes …
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