Freight Train - Duets for One

kerneltime

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Wow! I play the same arrangement but with 4 fingers.. that's pretty good pick control! Did you play another instrument with a pick or decided to use it for ukulele?
That book by James Hill is amazing.
Well done!
 

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Well done! I am working on that piece as well right now, but I don't sound nearly as good as you. The strumming approach is very interesting, might try that. Had to chuckle at the floral print strap in your spec list -- probably changes the tone of your uke a lot :)
 

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Wow! I play the same arrangement but with 4 fingers.. that's pretty good pick control! Did you play another instrument with a pick or decided to use it for ukulele?
That book by James Hill is amazing.
Well done!
I played electric guitar and bass for years, but I'm not using a pick in the video. I'm using the pad of my thumb for the melody and strumming the chords with the nail on my index finger. Does look like I'm holding a pic in the video tho lol. The alternate thumb pad and index nail approach for this piece is outlined in the youtube video James does to introduce this book.
 

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Well done! I am working on that piece as well right now, but I don't sound nearly as good as you. The strumming approach is very interesting, might try that. Had to chuckle at the floral print strap in your spec list -- probably changes the tone of your uke a lot :)
Once the strap opened up it was like a whole new instrument.

I'm using the pad of my thumb for the melody and strumming the chords with the nail on my index finger.
 

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Thanks, I have the book, can't do that though. But, always like to hear other people playing Hill's arrangements, spurs me on to keep working.