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  1. Thread: Noodling

    by drbekken
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    Noodling is wonderful...I do it all the time,...

    Noodling is wonderful...I do it all the time, just sitting with the uke picking and strumming at random... Best to do it when everybody else is out of the house though....it tends to annoy the others...
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    Mahalo Miniature

    https://youtu.be/GncOn6sGhBw

    A little improvisation on the Mahalo MK1tbr soprano ukulele, a VERY cheap little uke that I really love to play.
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    Yes, you’re right. Sometimes though, Nashville...

    Yes, you’re right. Sometimes though, Nashville tuning means only the 5th and 6th strings are raised an octave (correct me if I’m wrong), the EFS means 4,5,6 are raised. Anyway, it’s a pretty cool way...
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    ...and then there is the Eddie Freeman Special...

    ...and then there is the Eddie Freeman Special tuning, which was introduced by the late Dirk Wormhoudt of Southcoast Ukuleles in Louisiana. E to E like a regular guitar, but with strings 4,5,6 one...
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    Wow...this thread has been more or less alive...

    Wow...this thread has been more or less alive since started it in 2016!
    Anyway, I just received another Kmise tenor, which I ordered from China in March for 43 USD and FREE shipping. In these times...
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    The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise

    https://youtu.be/g60sQvrwKq4

    Trad jazz staple from the year 1919....on the Ibanez UKC10 concert ukulele. Keep your chin up, folks.
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    Thank you..! No, the instrument is of a kind of...

    Thank you..! No, the instrument is of a kind of open pore, non-glossy laminate wood...mahogany or sapele. It looks very nice indeed. As I say in the video, I was very surprised to find that it was...
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    Ibanez UKC10 Concert Ukulele

    https://youtu.be/xkSdRKuXcis

    Here's a short first impression review of the Ibanez UKC10 concert ukulele. The instrument isn't bad.
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    September Song

    https://youtu.be/UNgVbUj0wZc

    Kurt Weill's beautiful melody, which I absolutely love, on a Rogue soprano ukulele.
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    Exactly Like You

    https://youtu.be/Q0WBh4s3-KI

    What can you do in these weird times..? Well, you can go outside, sit on a bench, and strum some trad jazz stuff on the old Rogue soprano ukulele. A nice way to pass...
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    Ice Cream, You Scream

    https://youtu.be/RkuSPF0gLgs

    Trad jazz on the Ibanez tenor guitar, DGBE ‘Chicago’ tuning...!
  12. Well, what can I say but THANK YOU. Those guys...

    Well, what can I say but THANK YOU. Those guys are absolute monsters. Sad to hear about the older Pizzarelli passing. He sure had a long, eventful career!
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    I’ve been on this forum since 2011, and if it...

    I’ve been on this forum since 2011, and if it closes, I’m on my own...I will not spend time getting on new platforms and whatnot...I’ll keep making videos and playing my ukes...probably search the...
  14. Live From The Office...a little concert there

    https://youtu.be/61K27ZGUd6A

    here’s a little mini concert from my office....jazz, blues, baritone ukulele, vocals....keep your chin up..!
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    Ze Bee Flat Blues

    https://youtu.be/nTun85uyXwQ

    Blues in Bb on the baritone....
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    I have several cheapos. These four are my...

    I have several cheapos. These four are my favourites:

    Rogue baritone
    Savannah baritone
    Rogue soprano
    Mahalo MK1TBR soprano

    I really, really love these ukes.
  17. Singing In The Rain (...even though the sun was shining)

    https://youtu.be/xVkpg_tLtlM

    The classic show tune, version inspired by the mighty Ukulele Ike’s solo recording...played outdoors on the little old Rogue soprano uke in the sunny morning..
    Keep...
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    Keep Smiling At Trouble

    https://youtu.be/-q7QWiv-QX4

    Keep your chin up, folks...!
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    In an article by Seva Venet (see the pdf, page...

    In an article by Seva Venet (see the pdf, page 16) there is a photo of Nash with a tenor ukulele, perhaps some kind of Martin(?).
    ...
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    Rabbit Muse - Down Home Ukulele Blues

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRPt1qsbwbBnJmd-Zl-mVs54MCRooJg0i

    Hi there, folks...I put together a YouTube playlist of recordings by Lewis 'Rabbit Muse' Anderson (1908-1982), a blues...
  21. Thread: More blues..

    by drbekken
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    More blues..

    https://youtu.be/gD-3MwRmxRo

    Another blues classic...on the Hora tenor uke..!
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    I Ain't Got Nobody

    https://youtu.be/0OENyBMne58

    More trad jazz strumming...on a Romanian made 'Hora' tenor ukulele. The uke is almost the size of a concert, only twelve frets to the body, and smaller than a regular...
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    ....and here’s another on the Mahalo...a super...

    ....and here’s another on the Mahalo...a super short little blues thang..

    https://youtu.be/nIuoaJBiZoc
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    ‘Characteristic Blues’ on the Mahalo

    https://youtu.be/W8nnuD-AqW8

    Some blues on the Mahalo MK1tbr soprano ukulele...an old song recorded ages ago by singer Billy Banks, featuring Sidney Bechet on clarinet. They were better than me,...
  25. masterful playing, no less.

    masterful playing, no less.
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