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  1. I play only tenor ukes with cutaway, but I also...

    I play only tenor ukes with cutaway, but I also play bass uke in sizes from 21" to 24" scale, which only takes me a few minutes to get comfortable from one to the other. I rotate between my 23 basses...
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    Got a phone call a couple of days ago with the ID...

    Got a phone call a couple of days ago with the ID showing my power company. The caller with an accent said he was a technician on his way over to turn off the electricity in 45 minutes. I had paid my...
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    Welcome Adam, neighbor. I played guitar for...

    Welcome Adam, neighbor. I played guitar for almost 50 years before I started playing uke a little over 6 years ago. I'm so entrenched in it now, I gave away my guitars. Wanting another uke makes you...
  4. I meant the Samson sounds good. I believe any of...

    I meant the Samson sounds good. I believe any of the around $30US mics now would be good.
  5. I think they sound very good. One of the reasons...

    I think they sound very good. One of the reasons I good a mixer is to have better control of the mic sound with 3 band equalizers on each channel, helps a lot with variations in mics.
  6. My M-20 26623 126 has a yellow label. This is...

    My M-20 26623 126 has a yellow label.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic bass ukes, 11 solid body bass ukes, 11 mini...
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    Great experience. I met Jake in DownTown Los...

    Great experience. I met Jake in DownTown Los Angeles at U-Space when he was here for a show at the Japanese Museum near there. He stopped in earlier to say hi to his friend, the owner of U-Space,...
  8. Thread: Costumes

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    Jerry, you gave me an inspiration for a Halloween...

    Jerry, you gave me an inspiration for a Halloween costume, did a search and found this that I just might do.

    http://www.kohanmike.com/uploads/Uke Costume.jpg

    This is Michael Kohan in Los...
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    Not to detract from your work, but I just...

    Not to detract from your work, but I just received more progress photos from Brian Fanner in South Africa on the progress of my bass.

    http://www.kohanmike.com/uploads/SG progress.jpg
  10. I have been going through live sound equipment...

    I have been going through live sound equipment for my 50 person uke group for a couple of years. I finally settled on this;

    6 Samson mics (SM58 knockoffs)
    6 Nu-X wireless mic adapters (maximum of...
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    I believe that ukes are meant to play. The most...

    I believe that ukes are meant to play. The most expensive one I have is a custom made gypsy jazz that cost $780, I bring it to a park on Sundays to play with an acoustic group. I also have a strap on...
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    Very nicely done, I love odd shaped ukes. This...

    Very nicely done, I love odd shaped ukes.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic bass ukes, 11 solid body bass ukes, 11 mini...
  13. I just looked at this thread after following a...

    I just looked at this thread after following a link to the Enya Carbon in another thread. I'd buy a white one in an instant if it was a tenor (and replace the gold hardware with black). I like the...
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    May I suggest checking out Bruce Wei Arts on...

    May I suggest checking out Bruce Wei Arts on eBay, built in Vietnam. I have a few of his tenor ukes, customs and ready made. I like what he does. I know people are going question his quality, but in...
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    Welcome Lena, glad to have you here. This is...

    Welcome Lena, glad to have you here.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic bass ukes, 11 solid body bass ukes, 11 mini...
  16. My first ukulele a little over 6 years ago was...

    My first ukulele a little over 6 years ago was bought on a whim, a Mahalo UT-30 for $60 that looked like my Fender Telecaster. My plan was to hang it on the wall next to my Tele, but a couple weeks...
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    Welcome Nemo. There have been some very good...

    Welcome Nemo. There have been some very good suggestions made here, and I also say join a group, but the only way to get better at playing is to play everyday, even just for a few minutes.

    This is...
  18. That's easy, my group already plays it; "Fly Me...

    That's easy, my group already plays it; "Fly Me to the Moon" by Frank Sinatra and Count Basie.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5...
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    Nicely done. (BTW, I'm the Video Police, rule #1:...

    Nicely done. (BTW, I'm the Video Police, rule #1: never ever shoot video with the phone upright, always shoot video with the phone sideways. You will get 3 times the image, many people view these...
  20. Yes, that's been around for a while. Great...

    Yes, that's been around for a while. Great promotional moment for the uke.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic bass ukes,...
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    No problem Carol. I did a little research to see...

    No problem Carol. I did a little research to see if my high school was named after Lord Thomas Fairfax, but couldn't find anything. The school is on Fairfax Avenue, so it might be as simple as that,...
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    That's correct. I have a custom made uke with no...

    That's correct. I have a custom made uke with no sound hole on top, it has a series of small sound holes all the way around the body and it projects very well.
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    Welcome Carol. Yes, music has healing powers. A...

    Welcome Carol. Yes, music has healing powers. A few members of my group visit UCLA/Mattel Children's Hospital every few weeks roaming from room to room playing ukulele for the kids and also gifting...
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    Wow, that's a surprise. Guess they're not as...

    Wow, that's a surprise. Guess they're not as tough as I thought.

    This is Michael Kohan in Los Angeles, Beverly West near the Beverly Center
    9 tenor cutaway ukes, 5 acoustic bass ukes, 11 solid...
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    Beautiful, but I'm the video police... never ever...

    Beautiful, but I'm the video police... never ever shoot a video with the phone upright, always shoot with the phone sideways to maximize what is seen. Look how much is cut off on both sides.

    This...
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