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    Teaching ukulele to a blind person

    I have been asked to teach a blind person some beginning chords for her to be able to play some simple songs. I'm not sure what kind of challenges to expect. Are there any blind ukulele players on...
  2. He was my favorite character actor. He was very...

    He was my favorite character actor. He was very serious about his profession and will be sorely missed.
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    Kala is my go to uke. I have tried several others...

    Kala is my go to uke. I have tried several others including Mainland, and nothing sounds bette than my 2 Kalas. I have a soprano and a concert. Go to a music store and try them out and see what you...
  4. I need the chords for "up in the clouds"

    I apologize if I am asking in the wrong venue, but I'm not sure where you would ask for song chords. I can only find them in baritone tuning and I need them in c tuning. I am not that astute with...
  5. Oops, that's the wrong song. The one I want is by...

    Oops, that's the wrong song. The one I want is by Tim Sweeney. It's his original song. Thanks for trying though. I'll keep searching.
  6. Thanks so much ricdoug!

    Thanks so much ricdoug!
  7. I'd like the chords to "A Brand New Song" by Tim Sweeney

    It's by a ukulele player named Tim Sweeney. It's simple and fun. I cannot figure out how to post the link here but he's on youtube if you want to hear the song. Thanks!
  8. I learned most ofthe basic chords from "The Daily...

    I learned most ofthe basic chords from "The Daily Ukulele" book. When I had mastered most of the chords there, I purchased "The Daily Ukulele, the Leap Year Addition" There are more advanced chords...
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    You're over tinking it. All it takes is practice....

    You're over tinking it. All it takes is practice. Play till you puke. Anything you learn is just repetition. How did you learn your job? You spent hours doing it until you don't have to think about...
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    I charge $35.00 for 30 minutes. Noone has a...

    I charge $35.00 for 30 minutes. Noone has a problem with that. 30 minutes does not sound like a long time but when you consider that each song takes only a few minutes, your song list must be large...
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    A strap has changed my playing drastically. I...

    A strap has changed my playing drastically. I cannot play without one now. They are on all my ukuleles. I have installed a strap button on all of them too. Really easy. By the way I have been playing...
  12. I absolutely love "The Daily Ukulele" available...

    I absolutely love "The Daily Ukulele" available on amazon. 365 songs and chord grids from all skill levels. It has helped my tremendously to learn songs from 2 chords to 22 chords.
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    I just gently strum with my thumb. It's very...

    I just gently strum with my thumb. It's very silent and sounds soothing as well.
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    Jake is a true virtuoso and we all love him and...

    Jake is a true virtuoso and we all love him and can see him for free on any of the dozens of youtube videos he has made.
  15. Guitar Center will treat you like a king when you...

    Guitar Center will treat you like a king when you are buying. If you have a problem, you are pretty much on your own. They just sell low end ukes but don't know anything about them and don't care to....
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    Yes, why rhe removal? I was interested to see it...

    Yes, why rhe removal? I was interested to see it as well.
  17. Don't forget when you sing with noone else...

    Don't forget when you sing with noone else around, you sound like a star. When others are present...not so much.
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    Mainland Soprano for sale

    Up for sale is a mint condition Mainland soprano ukulele. I am selling it because I have large fingers and a long neck suits me better. Purchased in April of 2012.
    Size: Soprano
    Wood; Classic...
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    Can I sell an ukulele here?

    I looked over the site and do not see a catagory for selling an ukulele. Can anyone tell me? Thanks.
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    I have been playing for 2 1/2 years and I had the...

    I have been playing for 2 1/2 years and I had the same questions you are asking now. It will all unfold for you as you delve into the uke world. youtube has been my teacher. There are literally...
  21. Correct finger/ hand position for newbies

    I see so many posts here from new ukulele players wondering what is the correct positioning for the hand and fingers on the fret board, so I decided to post this photo that I hope will help. Notice...
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    There are many youtube tutorials. Any Mike Lynch...

    There are many youtube tutorials. Any Mike Lynch video is wonderful. There are also some really good beginner song sites such as ukesterbrown.com. druke.com,scorpexuke.com. The only book I found that...
  23. For that price range, Kala hands down. They sound...

    For that price range, Kala hands down. They sound great right out of the box . They sound better the more that you play them. I have a concert and just ordered a soprano. I have a Mainland soprano...
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    You cannot get to too many chords with your thumb...

    You cannot get to too many chords with your thumb wrapped around the neck. The left side of your thumb (looking at it square on) should be somewhere behind the frist fret and your palm facing toward ...
  25. Thanks for all your encouragement. I have bought...

    Thanks for all your encouragement. I have bought 2 ukuleles, strings, stands and and a tuner from that local music store so I have given them my business in the past.The Kala at the music store was...
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