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Gerald Ross
12-14-2011, 04:49 AM
I've played this tune for years as a member of the Lost World String Band but always in the rhythm section. I'm not complaining - I was always proud of my rhythm work on the number.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgYxzLzOSOkHere it is as a uke solo.

hoosierhiver
12-14-2011, 05:02 AM
I've been obscessed with Jimmy Rodgers lately. He was quite a character and created such original music, mixing blues, jazz, Swiss yodeling and Hawaiian slide guitar and uke. I'd love to hear you cover some of his stuff.

Gerald Ross
12-19-2011, 03:35 AM
Thanks all! The video is getting a lot of hits and good reviews. Thank you again!

KamakOzzie
12-19-2011, 11:53 AM
Gerald, I always look forward to your videos. Every time I see your name on a post, I think "this is going to be another good one".
I have a version of "Skip It", and have started "Stompin' at the Savoy", but I'm not even going to put this one on my "try" list !!
Thanks for your videos,

Bill

MK1
01-04-2012, 08:39 PM
What kind of ukulele are you playing? I must have one! I saw the Lost World at Holstien's bar on Lincoln Ave. in Chicago in the early 1980's. I enjoyed finding you again on the internet!

UkuEroll
01-05-2012, 01:06 AM
Stunning as always Gerald.

Gerald Ross
01-05-2012, 02:49 AM
@MK1

I am playing a Redwood topped, Koa sides and back tenor uke - high G - made by Michigan uke builder Dave Talsma. Here is his website:
http://davetalsma.com/gallery.php

roxhum
01-05-2012, 02:54 AM
Wow... Fantastic!

Gerald Ross
01-05-2012, 03:50 PM
Oooops, made a mistake. The uke I am playing in the video is a Master Grade Koa Tenor Resonator made by the Mya-Moe Ukulele Company.

UkuEroll
01-06-2012, 01:57 AM
Thanks for the clear up on the make, When I looked at the headstock I thought,that must be copyright infringment as it was just like a Mya-Moe Ukulele.

Gerald Ross
01-06-2012, 02:50 AM
I hastily said that it was a Talsma uke because I thought he was referring to this video....


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4gVT7z0wiE

SweetWaterBlue
01-06-2012, 03:21 AM
Beautiful. You make it look so easy.

drbekken
01-06-2012, 03:58 AM
Wonderful! Those old jazz numbers are sooooo good.