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Thread: Other instruments that go well with uke? Also, hi!

  1. #21
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    Jun 2008


    Quote Originally Posted by NotoriousMOK View Post
    Djembe works great!
    I agree... I love the sound of basic hand drums with the uke

  2. #22
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    Jun 2008


    Koaloha D-VI. Daniel Ho and Herb Ohta Jr. are love.

  3. #23
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    Jan 2009
    Florida Space Coast


    I get annoyed at times at all the ukers that think they can play a drum of some kind (often a cajon) in their jam sessions and often onstage performances. . Never seen so many consistently poor percussionists in my life. There has to be some out there that can play in proper sync with the tempo of the song being played. Maybe Santa can bring them a metronome.
    Last edited by PhilUSAFRet; 06-19-2019 at 03:11 PM.

  4. #24
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    Dec 2010
    Tampa Bay, FL


    Bass, harmonica, and guitar, even fiddle.
    Small shakers, too.

    Phil, I agree. I tossed an electric bass player outta my jam session years ago. He thought he was good, but he really stunk and was very loud.
    He cursed me on the way out.
    I said "Good Riddance".
    "Those who bring sunshine and laughter to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves".

    Music washes from the soul, the dust of everyday living.

  5. #25
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    Jan 2014
    Melbourne, Australia


    When I play with my group in Perth, Western Australia, I play in the ‘rhythm’ section of the group which comprises a bass player, a drummer or two (electronic and sometimes cajon or Tom toms) and me on amplified Uke through a pedal board with various EFX pedals. I’ve also had the pleasure to play with a group that comprises a bass fiddle, a Sax or clarinet, a Uke, and an accordion or electronic piano.
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  6. #26
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    Aug 2017


    The U-bass player and Cajon player in my group are very good and help a lot with tempo. We are glad to have them, especially for public performances. We had a uke player/harmonica player that joined us this winter. He and his wife came from back east for the ski season. The harmonica sounded great with our ukuleles.

    We donít have drummer or bass player at church, and our tempo suffers for that.
    My ukulele family.....
    KoAloha Koa concert - circa 2006 (Living Waters)
    aNueNue Moon Bird concert - Spruce & Rosewood - 2018 (Blackwater)
    Blackbird Clara - 2019 (Oasis Bright)
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  7. #27
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    Jun 2018
    Sparta, Wisconsin, USA


    Tuba or Sousaphone.

    A la Leon Redbone.
    There is a subtle yet profound difference between the learning of something and the knowing of that thing.
    You can learn by reading, but you donít begin to know until you begin to try to do.

    óLou Churchill, Plane & Pilot Magazine

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