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    Mahalo Java tenor ukulele

    https://youtu.be/tkPH2oOWR1Y

    My two bits on the Mahalo Java tenor ukulele. A nice, inexpensive (ca 80USD) instrument. Laminate nato, gloss finish, sunburst, slotted headstock...yeah, really nice.
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    The Johnson Baritone Ukulele

    In 2013, I made a review video called ‘Three Cheap Baritone Ukuleles’ which now has more than 46,000 views on youtube. The brands were Rogue, Savannah and Johnson. I still have them all, but the...
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    Scatting The Blues

    https://youtu.be/6sS1grNy1_I

    Tenor ukulele tuned dGBE, and some vocalizing...
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    Oops shoobie doobie

    https://open.spotify.com/album/256jheoe0itVxpDgiDp2jv?si=7d5atfiaRDGSBNrKifvfGQ

    new album....jazz and blues stuff...!
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    Mean Dog Blues

    https://youtu.be/pmbSrrsT8NU

    My version of a Scatman Crothers song....tenor guitar & vocals
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    Things Ain't What They Used To Be

    https://youtu.be/xQLGn0-3uA8

    Excerpt from my upcoming EP/album OOPS SHOOBIE DOOBIE - out digitally on DrB Records, Sep 20.

    Baritone ukulele & vocals...a true solo album.

    And when I'm at it;...
  7. Don't forget that Ritz played the re-entrant dGBE...

    Don't forget that Ritz played the re-entrant dGBE tuning on tenor. That's great for that chord solo thing he does.
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    Just A Lucky So And So

    https://youtu.be/UDnCO74L35M

    I’m on a roll, so here’s some Ellington.
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    Balcony Boogie

    https://youtu.be/5hxdHptm_60

    Strumming some jazzy stuff in the glorious September sun...rehearsing for my solo uke set at the upcoming Blues In Hell festival...
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    Ain

    https://youtu.be/-2j1IATDJQs

    Rehearsing for my first ever solo ukulele FESTIVAL GIG...coming up on Sep 5 at the BLUES IN HELL festival in Hell, Norway...!
    The festival is a scaled down event this...
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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...!
  22. 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...
  24. 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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