Ukuleles

Earlier this month, fans of the ukulele gathered in West Orange, New Jersey for Ukulele Expo 2000. We present a montage of music from the event, as well as a profile of one band that played there representing an unorthodox direction for the instrument: Songs from a Random House plays quirky avant-folkRandom Numbers (Sargasso Records, available at www.sargasso.com). Liane Hansen speaks with band members Steven Swartz and Alan Drogin.

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