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Tanizaki
05-20-2009, 05:32 PM
...at my son's Montessori school. :shaka:

http://photos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-snc1/v4422/151/20/1048495290/n1048495290_458661_295175.jpg

The tune was The Rainbow Connection. Based on the questions I got, I am afraid many of the parents are not going to be happy with me because I think a lot of the kids went home asking for ukuleles. :cool:

Harold O.
05-20-2009, 06:02 PM
Too cool, man.

Even with the "small" crowd, I bet the butterflies were flyin'.

CoffeeMate
05-20-2009, 06:19 PM
...at my son's Montessori school. :shaka:

http://photos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-snc1/v4422/151/20/1048495290/n1048495290_458661_295175.jpg

The tune was The Rainbow Connection. Based on the questions I got, I am afraid many of the parents are not going to be happy with me because I think a lot of the kids went home asking for ukuleles. :cool:

I wonder if MGM could get em a bulk rate :D. Very cool and congrats. The kids look enthralled

carpekd
05-20-2009, 06:32 PM
This may be a dumb question, but what is a Montessori school?


Never mind...googled it :)

experimentjon
05-20-2009, 06:36 PM
This may be a dumb question, but what is a Montessori school?


Never mind...googled it :)

I was wondering the same thing. Google FTW.

But congrats on your first gig!

Ahnko Honu
05-20-2009, 06:53 PM
That is so cool, kids are awesome. I did some tutoring at a local elementary school and the experience was unforgettable. I love kids up to 5th grade, and seniors over 65, all other humans in between I can do without. :D

ThePunkWay
05-20-2009, 08:33 PM
lol, nice! congrats! I'm still too scared to play in front of anyone.... outside of my closest friends.... well, I'm too afraid to play and sing in front of anyone....


but don't let me take away from you... GOOD SHOW!!

ricdoug
05-20-2009, 10:15 PM
I like the Elliott Ness look. The faculty prolly' thought there was a Tommy Gun in the uke case! Seriously, I bet your son has a new celebrity status among the other students. They're all tellin' him what a cool dad he has. Ric

ukulele2544
05-20-2009, 10:28 PM
What songs did you play?

Tanizaki
05-21-2009, 01:24 AM
What songs did you play?

I just did one tune, "The Rainbow Connection" from classy Kermit the Frog. And yes, I still had a little bit of stage jitters where I fouled up a bit of the lyrics on the first verse, but I don't think the audience noticed it. ;) I have a video of it on my Facebook; I'll see if I can link it here later today.

The uke was a Big Island koa tenor, TR-KRGTE, that I got from MGM.
http://bigislandukulele.com/products/index.html#product03

Bratset
05-21-2009, 01:43 AM
Congrats on your first gig

buddhuu
05-21-2009, 01:54 AM
Go Tanizaki! :rock:

Well done. The first step on the road to performance addiction! I bet the kids loved it. :shaka:

Ukulele JJ
05-21-2009, 02:14 AM
I was wondering the same thing. Google FTW.

The Onion FTW!

Something Weird Going On In That Montessori School, Neighbor Reports (http://www.theonion.com/content/node/38677)

:biglaugh:

JJ

seeso
05-21-2009, 02:49 AM
Right on, man! :shaka:

dominicfoundthemooon
05-21-2009, 02:57 AM
nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i remember my first gig.. i kept thinking.. am i really get paid to play guitar and sing.. it was just 20 bucks.. but i just did a half an hour.. so yeah..

ukebrudder
05-21-2009, 04:19 AM
I'd really like to see this video you mentioned on your facebook!

Yopparai
05-21-2009, 05:19 AM
Woot! Second story of kids being sucked into the ukulele. Great work!