(Orangutan Or Lion)
Kirk Jones is a semi-professional “FUNsician” who teaches and performs in and around the Huntsville, Alabama area as well as around the United States. Orangutan Or Lion is a slogan he uses to describe himself because he loves being goofy and having fun like an Orangutan but, can also muster up the courage, like a lion, to pull on your heartstrings.
He is the founder of Ukulele Gatherings Of North Alabama Facebook group and helps to book traveling Ukulele artists for performances and workshops, when they come through town.
He teaches monthly group workshops at the local music store The Fret Shop, local nursing homes, and libraries.
He also teaches in person and virtual lessons.
Kirk has taught and performed at events such as:
Alabama UkeFest - Guntersville, Alabama
Rocket City Ukulele Festival - Huntsville, Alabama
Uke Republic - Atlanta, Georgia
Uke in the District - Clearwater, Florida
Gaithersburg Ukulele Festival - Maryland
Funky Frets Festival - Pennsylvania
Ukulele Extravaganza in Nashville TN
Ukulele of ChoiceBrooklyn Green Archtop Tenor Ukulele w/ EQ
Ambassador on the WebFacebook: KirkJonesOrangutanOrLion