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    Exactly. If I play a song from the Daily Ukulele...

    Exactly. If I play a song from the Daily Ukulele with my baritone and play the notes and chord diagrams exactly as they’re written for tenor, the song will sound fine, just in a lower key.

    Mr....
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    A couple comments in defense of Glen Rose who is...

    A couple comments in defense of Glen Rose who is a great teacher for both ukulele and piano.

    1. At the time he made his video about using a tenor set on a baritone for GCEA there weren’t many or...
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    Will take a look, soon.

    Will take a look, soon.
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    No, I donít know the build year but please let me...

    No, I donít know the build year but please let me make a comment.

    When it comes to Gianninis people are always wondering whether theyíre laminate or solid mahogany. Whatís important is the sound...
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    Dirk, Rest In Peace. You always treated me well.

    Dirk, Rest In Peace. You always treated me well.
  6. I meant a baritone with a sopranino neck. Sorry...

    I meant a baritone with a sopranino neck. Sorry to get you all upset!
  7. How about a baritone with a soprano neck?

    How about a baritone with a soprano neck?
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    Learning to read single line standard notation,...

    Learning to read single line standard notation, single notes not chords, is actually quite easy. Buy Curt Shellar’s Reading Primer, cheap, do,the exercises and you’ll have it down in a couple weeks...
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    Please explain what you are up to in terms of the...

    Please explain what you are up to in terms of the notes you have chosen with regards to the chords. What is the logic? Are they simply random chord tones or are you focusing on certain degrees of...
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    There are laminates and there are laminates. Some...

    There are laminates and there are laminates. Some sound very nice. Probably what makes the real difference is a player’s ability to play.
  11. Birdleg by Kim Jorgensen, excerpt from work in progress

    Jaggerís in the hospital. Didnít know it because Iím staying away from all news, since Barrís summary of the Mueller Report, which has proven to be very refreshing. I know as much about whatís going...
  12. Much obliged Dr. B. for turning me on to Tiny...

    Much obliged Dr. B. for turning me on to Tiny Grimes. There’s a lot on YouTube. I’ll dig in.

    Keith Richards plays a five string guitar. Ike Turner taught him to do so and it was a revelation to...
  13. I’m very happy to play jazz rhythm rather than...

    I’m very happy to play jazz rhythm rather than lead on a uke. It’s often common to have just two changes per bar and these can be nice rootless jazz chords. Let the bass player fill in the root. Glen...
  14. I can well imagine!

    I can well imagine!
  15. Ow we’re talkin’

    Ow we’re talkin’
  16. Anyone here play the uke because itís easier than guitar or piano?

    Anyone here play the uke because itís easier than guitar or piano?

    No, of course thatís not the reason I play uke. Just thought Iíd ask this April 1 question to get you all up in arms and excited...
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    You’ve charged your pickup?

    You’ve charged your pickup?
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    Go to Glen Rose Jazzy Ukulele. Glen plays a...

    Go to Glen Rose Jazzy Ukulele. Glen plays a baritone with GCEA low G tuning. Itís a fuller sound than a tenor tuned similarly. I think that is one advantage and the other is just whether or not you...
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    I’ve got a small closet full here on Oahu and...

    I’ve got a small closet full here on Oahu and another small closet full on the mainland that I’d love to sell $5 each plus shipping but you’ll have to wait until I get back to the mainland in the...
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    Most people here in Hawaii respect traditional...

    Most people here in Hawaii respect traditional Hawaiian music but smooth soul and Hawaiian reggae, Jawaiian, music are probably the most popular here. There is punk. There is jazz. There is...
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    I’ve lived here on Oahu for six years. Hawaiians...

    I’ve lived here on Oahu for six years. Hawaiians don’t wear aloha shirts unless they work in the tourist industry. A lot of what mainlanders think of as Hawaiian is what Hawaii was over fifty years...
  22. I think what many mainland ukulele players don’t...

    I think what many mainland ukulele players don’t understand is that the ukulele is most often played as one instrument in a larger group which usually includes a guitar and a bass. Sometimes it is...
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    When you say you’re interested in jazz do you...

    When you say you’re interested in jazz do you mean that you want to play standards and accompany yourself playing jazz chords or do you wNt to solo over jazz chords, knowing what scales are possible...
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    Spend your money on the Glen Rose material.

    Spend your money on the Glen Rose material.
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    Absolutely wrong about who installed the Gotohs....

    Absolutely wrong about who installed the Gotohs. Kilin Reece in Kailua did the work.
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