Search:

Type: Posts; User: johnnysmash

Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,394

    I play my baritone tuned DGBE and recently...

    I play my baritone tuned DGBE and recently changed the tuning of my tenor ukulele to DGBE. The low, mellow sound cannot be beat. Locating music to play is not problem. I tried but I just do not ...
  2. Thank you, johnnysmash

    Thank you, johnnysmash
  3. Baritone Ukulele from scratch - Bruce Emery

    Has anyone on here ever seen or used the book "Baritone Ukulele from Scratch by Bruce Emery?" It is listed on Amazon. If you know of this book, please give your opinion.
  4. Replies
    1
    Views
    173

    Requinto Guitar/Guitarlele

    I play Guitalele but find the fingering a little tight. So that made me think of a Requinto Guitar. Maybe a little more finger space. But when I check the specifications of a Requinto, they seem to...
  5. Can a Moderator please move this post up to...

    Can a Moderator please move this post up to Guitar Discussions. I posted it here in error. Thank you.
  6. Guitalele compared to Short Scale Guitar

    I play Guitalele but find the fingering a little tight. So that made me think of a Requinto Guitar. Maybe a little more finger space. But when I check the specifications of a Requinto, they seem to...
  7. Replies
    2
    Views
    236

    Chords for the Tune

    If one knows the melody line for the tune and the key, how does one determine the placement of the chords?

    What reference should I look for on the internet to learn how? Book, video? I would like...
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    487

    I use the Hanon for Piano. I believe it helps and...

    I use the Hanon for Piano. I believe it helps and is worth a few minutes or longer every day. It is great for warming up ones hands. I have used it some for guitar and ukulele, but not enough to be...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    262

    Today I did the deed. First I removed the E and...

    Today I did the deed. First I removed the E and A strings. Played for awhile. Liked the sound so I moved the strings to the 2 - 5 string position. I then played for about an hour and kept tuning...
  10. Replies
    5
    Views
    262

    Tenor Guitar made from a Yamaha CS40

    I am planing to convert my Yamaha CS 40 Guitar, nylon string guitar, to a Tenor Guitar by removing two of the lower strings (E,A) and re-positioning strings 1-4 to where 2-5 use to set. Tuned DGBE....
  11. Replies
    8
    Views
    458

    Np pre amp. Just an amp and speaker in a 8 inch...

    Np pre amp. Just an amp and speaker in a 8 inch by 8 inch, by 5 inches deep case. Made in China. Overdrive is the name on front of the unit. No other information that I can read because what little...
  12. Replies
    8
    Views
    458

    Ukulele sounds like Guitar

    Learned something new yesterday. I purchased a small amp/speaker the other day and hooked up my baritone ukulele to it and played. My wife said that it now sounds like a guitar. I thought the same. ...
  13. I lived in Philippines for nine years and now for...

    I lived in Philippines for nine years and now for l5 years in Korat, Thailand. Yes there is a very big ukulele playing public in this country plus ukulele's are made here. www.ribbee.com. Located in...
  14. Replies
    6
    Views
    423

    Wonderful, beautiful instrument. I would love to...

    Wonderful, beautiful instrument. I would love to have one, but, being retired on a small income it would be hard if not impossible. I really like his playing and singing. Who is he? I am sure he has...
  15. Replies
    6
    Views
    278

    Blisters on Top Side of Fingures

    Has anyone on this forum ever had small blisters that look full of water and itch like craze before? According to my google searches, people who play instruments with medal strings or medal wound...
  16. Replies
    0
    Views
    89

    Thailand Ukulele Lovers

    Hello - I am looking for ukulele players in Thailand who would like to be friends on facebook or in person. Would be great if we could get together at least once a month. I live in Nakhonratchasima...
  17. Sounds great. Love your playing and that song....

    Sounds great. Love your playing and that song. What make/model is the instrument? Was it made to order with a longer neck? I often wonder if a longer neck on my baritone would sound more like...
  18. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,614

    What ever you can play on a ukulele you can play...

    What ever you can play on a ukulele you can play on the guitar's first four strings. Plus you now have bass strings so you can add bass or use them for drones.
  19. One should learn and be able to play all chords...

    One should learn and be able to play all chords including barre chords. However, If your hands or fingers are too small that is another thing. Some people have injuries due to accident or old age. I...
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,087

    When I bought my first guitar, a classical...

    When I bought my first guitar, a classical guitar, it had no markings. A bottle of silver fingernail polish solved that little problem fast for the 3rd, 5th, 7th, and 12th frets. Only takes a very...
  21. Replies
    25
    Views
    3,967

    On chord melodies I use mostly my thumb. When I...

    On chord melodies I use mostly my thumb. When I studied guitar I used PIMA and still do, however on ukulele I learned from the beginning to use PPIM. For some reason it just feels more natural to do...
  22. Replies
    12
    Views
    829

    Alternate Tunings for Ukulele

    I would like to know all of the alternate ways to tune a Ukulele. My Baritone is DGBE and my Tenor is GCEA. Is there many ways as there is with guitar? Does one have to buy different string sets?
  23. Replies
    7
    Views
    518

    RIPOCK, I think you and I are sort of alike on...

    RIPOCK, I think you and I are sort of alike on this subject. I too agree with what the other have said but I am no where near able to do so and sound good yet. I was hoping that there were some...
  24. Replies
    7
    Views
    518

    Plucking and Strumming

    Yes, the two in a proper mix in most any number sound great. My question is, is there any guide or rules as to when to pluck or strum other than what sounds best to the performer?
  25. Replies
    20
    Views
    743

    I play single note melodies all the time....

    I play single note melodies all the time. Especially if it is a new tune that I do not know. I play single note melody and watch my timing very carefully. I also try to find the tune on utube and...
Results 1 to 25 of 290
Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4