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  1. Awesome, glad this got resolved for you. That's...

    Awesome, glad this got resolved for you. That's great work; love the guys at KoAloha. It always amazes me what luthiers can do.
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    That looks great. Well worth the $200 and year...

    That looks great. Well worth the $200 and year wait.
  3. Always wanted to learn this song, hehe...I...

    Always wanted to learn this song, hehe...I remember when Aldrine was actually doing those iamhawaii.com lessons....what the heck happened to that site? It's toast!

    -John
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    Brilliant! :)

    Brilliant! :)
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    Congrats on the new ukulele. I've had a KoAlohoa...

    Congrats on the new ukulele. I've had a KoAlohoa conert since a trip to Hawaii 3 years ago and I love it. I favor D'Addario concert strings (the black Hawaiian ones). I think it give it a nice...
  6. Interesting idea for a paper. My wife and I...

    Interesting idea for a paper. My wife and I often wonder how ukes now fill a whole corner at our local music store, and a year ago they didn't even stock strings. I got into ukulele about 5 years...
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    Of course, the best uke is the one you have with...

    Of course, the best uke is the one you have with you.

    -John
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    I've got 2 KoAlohas, and a few other ukuleles. I...

    I've got 2 KoAlohas, and a few other ukuleles. I personally can't tell the sonic difference between sound hole designs, especially on such a small instrument. However, the only real way to compare...
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    Though now that Ibanez has introduced the Iceman...

    Though now that Ibanez has introduced the Iceman ukulele, I might be able to convince my old singer to slip back into the leather pants of yore. Wait, that wasn't a good idea then. It's definately...
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    I haven't, but am planning to as my wife and I...

    I haven't, but am planning to as my wife and I are expecting any day now. I think the ukulele (and my kalimba) will be mainstays in the nursery.
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    I can chime in on the fanned frets. I've got a...

    I can chime in on the fanned frets. I've got a Wes Lambe 8 string guitar (look up Charlie Hunter on youtube for the definitive 8 string experience) and it has fanned-frets. Both Wes and Dingwall...
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    Good uke choice. Getting a teacher is up to you...

    Good uke choice. Getting a teacher is up to you and what you want out of music. To me the most important thing is having fun. Playing 3 chords and singing 80% of the songs ever written can be...
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    Hi kalmario, as rickdoug said, you've got a lot...

    Hi kalmario, as rickdoug said, you've got a lot going on there (not that that's a bad thing). Getting a good mix is one part of the equation; but don't forget the other...good arrangements.
    ...
  14. A typical open mic gig is: - ukulele...

    A typical open mic gig is:

    - ukulele (humidifier in case)
    - pedal board (pedal train w/ soft case): strobe tuner, reverb pedal, looper
    - strap for ukulele (I play a Ko'olau CE-1...you kinda need...
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    I'd say you should learn songs when you want to...

    I'd say you should learn songs when you want to learn them. There's a great variety of music out there, and whatever you're into, you should be able to find some tunes you'd like to start out with. ...
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    To stay motivated I focus on how much fun I'm...

    To stay motivated I focus on how much fun I'm having. Honestly if you enjoy playing, that's all that matters. Keep your motivation by remembering your love of music. And while I do subscribe a bit...
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    Awesome instrument, Paul. As others have said, I...

    Awesome instrument, Paul. As others have said, I too really like the cutway. That's a very nice design.

    -John
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    Very cool. It takes me back to pumping...

    Very cool. It takes me back to pumping ridiculous amounts of quarters into the first Mortal Combat in the arcade.

    -John
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    I have an LU-21 as well; and Aquila, Worth...

    I have an LU-21 as well; and Aquila, Worth browns, and D'Addarrio Pro Artes all sound nice (but different). Have fun experimenting with different strings. I like the D'Addario, but that's just me....
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    I usually play local coffee shops and for the...

    I usually play local coffee shops and for the ukulele portion of my set, Blue Roses Falling usually gets the most applause.

    -John
  21. I'll take any beach I can get. I always think an...

    I'll take any beach I can get. I always think an ukulele sounds a little better with some sand rattling around inside it. :)

    Hope everyone is having a great summer!

    -John
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    I was once given a piece of advice that even...

    I was once given a piece of advice that even though you probably can't practice/play everyday, you should always try and do one thing that relates back to your music each day. For example:

    - Play...
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    Sort of on topic...for my wife's birthday this...

    Sort of on topic...for my wife's birthday this year, I sang her a cheery rendition of "Happy Birthday" before she got out of bed. I thought it was cute.

    For next year's present, she asked me to...
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    I'm using D'Addarrio J71's on my Ko'olau tenor. ...

    I'm using D'Addarrio J71's on my Ko'olau tenor. Though I have a CE-1, so it's not a "true" acoustic tenor...but it sure sounds nice.

    I'm thinking of trying the J53 Black Nylon set (for...
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    Just echoing what others have said..smile, have...

    Just echoing what others have said..smile, have fun with it, don't be afraid of mistakes...they happen to everyone. If something doesn't go quite right, just keep going, smile and chuckle to...
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