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Many, many of you have been asking for more song lessons from Hawaii, so you can play your uke with a little more Hawaiian flair - so this month we're bringing you exactly that, with the iconic "Waimanalo Blues" by Country Comfort. For this episode of Uke Lessons, Aldrine shows you a pretty simple arrangement of the song that you can add an easy-to-follow Hawaiian Riff to, making your playing sound distinctly Hawaiian. And for those of you who were waiting for an authentic "Slack-Key" arrangement of this song, sit tight, we're releasing a complete slack-key solo version of this song on UU+ later this month!
Also for all of you UUers in Australia, Aldrine will be making his very first trip to Australia this month for SPRUKE: the Brisbane Ukulele Festival
And for UUers in the UK, Aldrine will be at the Grand Southern Ukulele Festival in Portsmouth
If you're in the area, please come out to the show - we'd love to meet and jam with you! Have fun with the lesson, play along with the Waimanalo Blues Ukulele Play-Along, and stay tuned for more awesome ukulele goodness right here in the Underground - keep strummin'