Funky Ukulele !

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  1. Tomo

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    Hi Everyone,

    I just got this Ukulelle. Leilani Ukulele, is really popular in Japan right now.
    This ukulele got two pickups inside and there is tiny adjustable control inside of
    sound hall(each pickup). Played through my Pro Reverb with
    Eminence's Red White & Blues.

    I don't know how to play the Ukulele. But I just played it like a guitar.
    There are a lot of clams, but I thought it sounds funny.

    Hope you like my funky ukulele.

    Thank you listening!

    Funky to jazz Ukelele
    Blues to jazz Ukulele
    Chord Melody Ukulele

    PS, Just remember this, when I recorded these clips.
    I only had my Ukuleke about 2 weeks. Now I can play
    much better.

    Do you like to play "Walking bass line"?
    F Jazz blues Walking Bass Line

    Update:

    If you are interested in Leilani Ukuleke,
    please email me.


    PS, Please check

    Tomo's guitar clinic

    I really look forward to this.


    Tomo
     
  2. Ed DeGenaro

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    LOVED the Funky Uke!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. rwe333

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    FUNK the Lovely Uke, indeed! ;)
     
  4. Tomo

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    Dude,

    Only you can make a uke that funky!

    Cool stuff!
     
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    Nice flame!!!

    :dude


    Funky Uke indeed
     
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    Get down get funky wit' yo bad self! :)
     
  8. gixxerrock

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    Wow, that is really cool. I must have lived in a cave all my life because I never knew a ukulele could sound like that. Its amazing to hear your personality as a player come through on such an instrument.

    -Shawn.
     
  9. Tomo

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    Thanks, Ed!

    Mine tunes G C E A.
    4th up (from guitar's 1234 strings).

    Now I am practicing my jazz.



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  10. Tomo

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    Hi Wayne,

    Thanks for listening.

    Did you like other clips?

    Now I am trying to play some standards.
    Transposing...... Now I see how much I rely
    on position and chord shapes. Ukulele playing
    taught me more about guitar.


    Tomo
     
  11. Marcello

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    very cool Tomo, i want a ukelele now :D

    i have a similar instrument which is brazilian called cavaquinho

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    Tomo,
    Sounds incredible!! I wonder how it would sound through your pedals??

     
  14. Tomo

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    Wow! Great looking stuff?

    How do you tune that?

    Ukulele is tuned G C E A.
    That's why I play like guitar's top 1234
    strings. Since I play this Ukulele, I learned
    more about my guitar.

    Tomo
     
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    Thank you for your words!

    Thanks. I love funk rhythm.
    I also love to play swing groove.

    Rhythm Changes Fast Swing


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  16. Tomo

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    Yes. i love this flame. Great sounding Ukulele.

    This is tenor ukulele. Intonation is very good.


    Thanks.


    Tomo[​IMG]
     
  17. Tomo

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    Thanks. Since I made this clips. I have been working
    on playing ukulele. Now I am trying SRV shuffle
    blues, funky James Brown, some standards.

    I am practicing every morning.

    I am gonna bring this to Tampa ToneFest '05.


    Tomo
     
  18. Tomo

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    Thank you so much!

    I didn't know either about ukulele 's possibility.
    Herb Ohta who lives in Hawai. He is monster player
    ,chord melody, jazz standards, some classical tunes.
    I have been watching his videos. But I am busy guy
    so I deside to play ukulele just like my guitar.

    Those clips, I just play by feel. That was all.

    Thank you for listening.

    Do you like "Walking bass line & comping" ?
    F Jazz blues Walking Bass Line


    Tomo
     
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    Is that normal tuning for a Uke? The top string should be the highest tuned right?

    Not your typical Uke playing indeed! :AOK I liked it.
     
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    tomo,

    your playing never fails to amaze me. i never thought someone could make a ukulele sound so funky!

    brian
     

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