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    Welcome to UU+! Thanks for the info re: the...

    Welcome to UU+!

    Thanks for the info re: the festival on the 16th. I'm visiting Hawai'i and looking forward to attending! How do you get in on the "secret" shirt color?
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    Beautiful! Congrats!

    Beautiful! Congrats!
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    Thanks everyone for the resources! I was mainly...

    Thanks everyone for the resources! I was mainly looking for slack key guitar help. But the uke info should come in handy! Good reason to put a Low G on & convert one of the ukes to a slack key...
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    I, too, have this question! Thanks for posting!...

    I, too, have this question! Thanks for posting! (& hello from a neighbor in San Leandro :) )
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    Slack key tutorials?

    Hi,

    I'm falling hard for the slack key sound. Ledward Kaapana is magical.
    https://youtu.be/GOJCqIbGAZg

    Anybody have suggestions for beginner slack key tutorials? So far the only one I've found...
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    Hello! I'm just across the Bay from you. Blessed...

    Hello! I'm just across the Bay from you. Blessed to live in an area with a nice, friendly uke community. They've introduced me to lots of events all around the Bay, so many to choose from! I had a...
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    Great thread! Took piano as a kid for ten...

    Great thread!

    Took piano as a kid for ten years up until probably freshman year of high school - the last 2 or 3 years of which I considered practicing a chore and HATED it. No TV unless I...
  8. Hello from the East Bay - Five One O! Learning...

    Hello from the East Bay - Five One O! Learning the uke will certainly help make the time go quicker until you get back on your feet!
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    https://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/lyle-rit...

    https://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/lyle-ritz

    Wow. 2007 interview of Mr. Ritz. RIP.
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    Thanks for the article link! Will check it out....

    Thanks for the article link! Will check it out.

    Here's an interesting podcast about how to get better at anything. The woman in the example wanted to sing like Whitney Houston. Now she has an...
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    Great thread! I'm also planning a heavily...

    Great thread! I'm also planning a heavily uke-influenced Hawaii vacation. If the stars align correctly, this is in the plans: http://www.ukulelefestivalhawaii.org/en/oahu/ Thanks for the info about...
  12. Wow! Great resource! Thank you for sharing your...

    Wow! Great resource! Thank you for sharing your hard work!
  13. The Kamaka showed up yesterday! Here's a link to...

    The Kamaka showed up yesterday!
    Here's a link to the NUD thread to put closure to this thread. Thanks everyone here at UU who helped me with my decision! :shaka:
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    Thanks for all the great advice pros/cons from...

    Thanks for all the great advice pros/cons from everyone here at UU. I was greatly enabled (in a good way!) to go for what I wanted. One more cool thing I found out was the date stamp on the inside...
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    Thanks! I just got the Kamaka today! Check out my...

    Thanks! I just got the Kamaka today! Check out my NUD post.
    Good on you to have the discipline to not play it till you reach your goal!

    My goal was to finish folding laundry & walk the dogs...
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    It's here! It's beautiful & impeccably clean...

    It's here! It's beautiful & impeccably clean inside & out.

    Sounds so, so sweet, complex and louder compared to my other ukes. Now I get it. I did play some Kanileas & Koalohas before ordering. I...
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    NUD!!! Kamaka HF-3 Anniversary

    Is it normal to keep checking the FedEx tracker & holding my breath whenever I hear a truck drive by???!??!?

    Waiting on my holy grail to be delivered today!
    And the bonus was the hubby didn't...
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    Thank you for sharing. I also am trying to learn...

    Thank you for sharing. I also am trying to learn the fretboard to know which notes to play over the chord changes. BTW I think "Voicing of the Week is the sus4" should be made into a bumpersticker. :)
  19. Gahhhhh!!! :drool: My uke is ready!!! Waiting in...

    Gahhhhh!!! :drool: My uke is ready!!! Waiting in limbo at FedEx for weekday delivery. Should be here Monday! Thanks to everyone one who commented.
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    The Art of Listening - Documentary

    Not necessarily on 'ukulele but on music.

    Best quote for me in the film:
    "Your tone is a reflection of the ability to hear yourself." - Steve Vai

    http://www.theartoflisteningfilm.com/
    The Art...
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  22. Boy, am I glad this thread came up, thanks!!...

    Boy, am I glad this thread came up, thanks!! someone read my mind. Just got news my Kamaka is ready to be shipped from the factory! It'll be here Monday!!!! I was hoping to pick it up in July while...
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    GAS - i think i'm done

    Picked up my very own electric guitar a few weeks ago! Epiphone ES-335 Pro - it's a keeper!
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    2016 Kamaka Factory tour - video

    Just saw this recent November 2016 youtube video of the Kamaka Factory Tour. [led by Mr Fred Kamaka (92 years young!!) and Fred Kamaka Jr.]

    (Note: I did not take this video - just sharing!)
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    Hi Jeffrey! This is Sarah (Lawrence's &...

    Hi Jeffrey!

    This is Sarah (Lawrence's & Judy's neighbor. Met you in Reno and drooooled over your Mya-Moe.
    Loved your banjo uke fingerpicking youtube tutorial!

    See you at Reno 2017!
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