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sheldon
05-13-2008, 01:59 PM
howzit UU people! I'm fairly new to the site, I've been a member for a little bit, just reading through all the threads and trying to pick up as much info as I possible can.

I'm pretty new to playing the uke too (playing on and off for a couple years)... got a handmade curly koa tenor from my parents (made by my uncle) for my 21st birthday. I've just been listening to my local music, trying to find the tabs on Tropical Storm Hawai`i and just learning on my own. like everyone else, I'm still having problems picking up the strumming patterns on some songs, especially Ka`au Crater Boys songs.

anyway, hopefully I'll get to meet with some of the San Diego members and get some tips and advice so I can hopefully play my ukulele to it's full potential!

aloha.

NotoriousMOK
05-13-2008, 02:05 PM
Hey Sheldon, welcome to the forum! Glad to see you speaking up! Being in the SD area, you're coming to the jam on the 23rd, right??

Rubbertoe
05-13-2008, 05:37 PM
Welcome to UU! You'll love this site! My playing ability and knowledge have really, really increased since joining this site. There's soooo much community knowledge and the community shares it's knowledge very willingly. Have fun exploring the site and keep jammin' on your uke!
(that's pretty cool that your uke was made by your uncle as a gift from your parents. it's personal on so many levels)

seeso
05-13-2008, 05:49 PM
Welcome. That's so awesome that you have a uke made by your uncle.

thejumpingflea
05-13-2008, 06:09 PM
I'm a newbie too. Gotta say though, I love the site!

Nice Uke! :music:

Dino
05-13-2008, 07:03 PM
Hey Sheldon,
Welcome to UU. Nice uke you got there. Enjoy yourself around UU. Don't be affraid to ask any questions. Someone most likely will jump out and give you an answer or two. Aloha, Dino

UkuLeLesReggAe
05-13-2008, 08:28 PM
thats a nice ukulele and koa's are nice.. cool that ur uncle made it

NukeDOC
05-13-2008, 08:35 PM
dude, you gotta come to the jam next friday! just do a search for "deux".

davoomac
05-14-2008, 01:55 AM
hey sheldon! glad to have you here on UU.

Kanaka916
05-14-2008, 04:54 AM
As dey say back in da 808 . . . E Komo Mai!

sheldon
05-14-2008, 11:20 AM
mahalo guys! i'll try to make um to the kanikapila session on the 23rd. i'll probably bring another friend with me... he just joined UU as well.