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The Commons
The Arts

Ukulele players gather at Latchis for free lunchtime jams

Originally published in The Commons issue #404 (Wednesday, April 19, 2017).

BRATTLEBORO—Brattleboro ukulele enthusiasts have been having a blast at Lunchtime Ukulele Jams the first and third Mondays of the month, 11 a.m. to noon, at the Latchis 4 Gallery on Main Street. Jams are planned for May 1 and 15.

The Lunchtime Ukulele Jams are an outgrowth of the classes, salons, and flash mobs led by instructor and singer-songwriter Lisa McCormick, in response to a groundswell of enthusiasm by local players interested in continuing to play together.

In a news release, jam organizer Gail Nunziata said “Everyone is welcome, whether or not you play. Last week we had a piano player drop in to listen, and a baby to clap along! Most of the songs use basic chords, and we’re always ready to swap tips and help new players.”

Lunchtime Jam players are encouraged to bring music stands and songs to share. Thanks to the generous support of Latchis Arts, the Lunchtime Ukulele Jams are free and accessible. For more information, contact Nunziata at

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