Founder member and director of the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain. Born and grew up in Sheffield. Studied in Leeds.

George started playing the ukulele in 1960 and founded the ukes in 1985.

He has worked with Michael Nyman, Mary Wells, Brian Eno, The British Youth Choir, Ron Geesin, The Anjaana Asian Music Group of Bradford, Snake Davis and the Alligator Shoes.

He writes and arranges for the orchestra, including the original music in “Ukulelescope”, and “Dreamspiel”. George has recorded several solo CDs, and lives in Kent.