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RyRod
03-07-2012, 03:11 PM
From Dom's Facebook

Iíve just been notified that Jake has selected me as the winner of the CAMM Ukulelestar contest. Iím so excited and want to thank each and every one of you that posted comments etc. on the video. You guys helped make this happen in a huge way. Somebody pinch me.

Congrats Dom!

Congrats to all the other finalists too!

I expect some quality videos...

rpfrogner
03-07-2012, 03:15 PM
HOORAY! No one deserves it more.

ukemunga
03-07-2012, 03:21 PM
So happy to hear this!

You're an inspiration and you certainly deserve it. Good for you!

MGM
03-07-2012, 03:23 PM
congrats DOM way to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:cool:

Ryan<3Ukes
03-07-2012, 03:24 PM
I'll pinch you dom... I'll pinch you

Hippie Dribble
03-07-2012, 03:25 PM
ah, all is right with the world then. Sincerest congratulations mate.

AcousticBuckeye
03-07-2012, 03:30 PM
Very Cool.

Regster
03-07-2012, 03:47 PM
congrats mr dom

vanflynn
03-07-2012, 04:03 PM
Congrats Dom. You deserve the gig. Get some footage for us.

ukejon
03-07-2012, 04:09 PM
Love it!!!

Need a roadie?

Ukulele JJ
03-07-2012, 04:16 PM
Brilliant! A well-deserved victory.

JJ

Trinimon
03-07-2012, 04:23 PM
Frick'n awesome!! Congrats Dominator!

pithaya9
03-07-2012, 04:33 PM
No one is more deserving.

ItsAMeCasey
03-07-2012, 04:37 PM
wow, this is awesome! You deserve it Dom, I know you're gonna have one hell of a time!

Nickie
03-07-2012, 04:54 PM
Wow, way to go! I have to admit, it gave me a thrill when I found out! Break a leg, Dom, I wish I could be there. (Psst, do you need an ukulele polisher?)

Olarte
03-07-2012, 05:02 PM
You are going to DOMINATE! :worship:

Congrats! :shaka:

SuzukHammer
03-07-2012, 05:03 PM
I am excited. I hope you have time to play multiple songs and hopefully Jake will join you. I want to see videos of that.

kapahulu50
03-07-2012, 05:07 PM
:agree: congrats! and thanks for all the great transcriptions.

Bob Bledsoe
03-07-2012, 05:18 PM
That's great! Dom has a very high level of talent and generosity. Very well deserved.
Have fun Dom! You'll be great on that stage.

itsme
03-07-2012, 05:25 PM
Dom, you've shared and given so much to the uke community, and you're no slouch of a player either. I'm really happy for you! :)

southcoastukes
03-07-2012, 05:32 PM
Richly deserved! Open where - Hawaii?

Trinimon
03-07-2012, 05:32 PM
I am excited. I hope you have time to play multiple songs and hopefully Jake will join you. I want to see videos of that.

Ditto this for me!! VIDEO!!! :)

Hiddencross
03-07-2012, 05:45 PM
I agree with everything said here. Well done, Dom.

Dominator
03-07-2012, 05:54 PM
Richly deserved! Open where - Hawaii?

The event is for the film screening of his new documetary film to be held in San Francisco at the historic Castro Theater.

Thanks so much to all of you for your support and kind words. I think the stars were just aligned as each year in March my company has our annual Leadershop Conference in South San Francisco. Turns out I was already scheduled to be down there and Wednesday was our free night where people could do whatever they wanted for the evening.

I was hoping to finish the last two video segments for The Unknown but with the Reno/Tahoe fest coming on the heels of this trip I may not get to it for a bit longer.
Thanks again UUers.

Kanaka916
03-07-2012, 06:00 PM
Dom, Ho'omaika'i 'ana and rightly deserved.

Dan Uke
03-07-2012, 06:08 PM
Congrats to Dom and great job to all the contestants

Bob Bledsoe
03-07-2012, 06:14 PM
I was hoping to finish the last two video segments for The Unknown but with the Reno/Tahoe fest coming on the heels of this trip I may not get to it for a bit longer.

I, for one, am in no rush for the last two videos as I'm totally happy practicing through what you've already taught. So do your thing and get to The Unknown when the dust settles a bit. Congrats again Dom!

whit
03-07-2012, 06:15 PM
Congratulations!

Lori
03-07-2012, 06:24 PM
Hey Dom
Congratulations! Not many would be good enough to open for Jake, and I am so glad the honor went to you! You are definitely ready for it!

–Lori

Ronnie Aloha
03-07-2012, 06:55 PM
Way to go Dom. I guess I'll be packing my Tabs shirt for the concert! Would you prefer me throwing boxers or briefs at you on stage? ;)

RyanMFT
03-07-2012, 07:01 PM
Congrats Dom, couldn't have picked a more deserving guy!

TheOnlyUkeThatMatters
03-07-2012, 07:02 PM
Woot! Wooot!!!

Have a blast!

papplehead
03-07-2012, 07:04 PM
Congrats Dom!

I was anxiously waiting to see who they picked but I had a feeling that you were going to be picked. Great playing!

UncleElvis
03-07-2012, 07:04 PM
Happiness abounds.

Well done, Dom.

I shook your hand at UWC last year. This year, yer gettin' a hug!

mattydee
03-07-2012, 07:37 PM
Holy CROW! Excellent, Dom! Congrats!

Plainsong
03-07-2012, 07:39 PM
Occasionally in this world, the one who wins actually deserves it. This is one of those times. Dom is gonna be awesome. :)

ricdoug
03-07-2012, 07:40 PM
Congratulations on a well deserved win, Dominator! I've got some spy video of you practicing on your solid body double baritone 6-string ukulele:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwPFxIPaj3c&feature=player_embedded#!

facemeltingukulele
03-07-2012, 07:44 PM
Congrats Dom :D!!!!

Smiley
03-07-2012, 08:11 PM
Was wondering what happened to this. Great news for the Dominator and a great bunch of submissions from so many talented ukulele players! Congratulations.

JimmyRoberts
03-07-2012, 08:17 PM
Well deserved. Congratulations and have fun!

UkuEroll
03-08-2012, 02:06 AM
So glad Dom won, to me there was never any doubt, Well deserved Dominic.

pwcgecko
03-08-2012, 03:42 AM
Awesome news, congrats Dom.

Ronnie Aloha
03-08-2012, 04:47 AM
This will be me at the premiere!

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a340/RonnieTrojan/Ron.jpg

keonepax
03-08-2012, 04:51 AM
Great news! Congratulations, Dom!

Skozar
03-08-2012, 04:53 AM
Congratulations !!!

Hope you have a good time - - - - - -

Mandarb
03-08-2012, 05:10 AM
Congrats Dom! Well deserved!

Snapper D
03-08-2012, 05:22 AM
I think this means Dominator qualifies for Secret Service protection! Congrats Team Dominator!

gokidd
03-08-2012, 05:42 AM
Congrats, Dom!
Next -- We're gonna run you for mayor of Roseville.
Your star is on the rise. Gonna be hard to keep TABS on you.
Bob

austin1
03-08-2012, 06:14 AM
congrats to Dominator! Well done and well deserved!

veep
03-08-2012, 06:19 AM
congrats DOM!

flyingv8
03-08-2012, 06:28 AM
That's awesome dude! I am very happy for you! Way to go!

Ted4
03-08-2012, 06:32 AM
This is news of a most excellent fancy. Dom does the best transcription/arrangements I have found on the web to date.

ItsMrPitchy
03-08-2012, 06:32 AM
Congratz dom and to all the other finalists!

Dougf
03-08-2012, 07:23 AM
Congratulations, Dom, well deserved.

I thought the contest should have been to see who gets to open for Dominator, who of course is opening for Jake.

Dominator
03-08-2012, 07:31 AM
Thanks everybody. My wife pinched this morning and told me it was true.
Hopefully, today I will get the details so I can start to prepare.

I too want to congratulate all the other finalists. It was a huge honor just to be selected to move into round two. I know Annier had booked her trip last week and I was hoping all the finalists would be able to attend the event. I communicated with Chris last night and he won't be able to make it due to travel costs etc. I wish I was in a position to fix that but I'm not. I hope all the other finalists will be able to attend. It will be good to see Monique again and nice to meet the rest of you.

Ronnie Aloha
03-08-2012, 07:45 AM
I did want to add that each of the finalists would have done a wonderful job in opening for Jake. All of them should be proud of making the final cut and I enjoyed each and every one of their performances.

Hoping you can make it to Hukilau after the show Dom.

Uke Whisperer
03-08-2012, 07:46 AM
"Way to go!" Now that's exciting news!

GX9901
03-08-2012, 08:15 AM
Congrats Dom! Should be very exciting!

paw123los
03-08-2012, 08:28 PM
Congrats Dom !