Straps, Dynamics, and Low G

On this week's Live Lesson, the guys get into a lengthy discussion about straps. They talk about using straps, various types of straps and even strap accessories. Once they are all strapped out, the guys move on to strumming dynamics. They discuss some of the complexities behind strumming before moving on to Low G ukuleles. Aldrine explains when he chooses to play a low G and why he tends to prefer high G ukes instead. The fellas finish up the lesson with a unique conversation about two string tremolos.

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Questions Asked this Week:
1:20 Should you install a strap button on a nice ukulele?

11:25 How do you feel about classical guitar straps?

16:00 Pros and Cons of different straps.

23:55 Different types of straps and strap accessories.

36:25 How do you control your strumming volume?

45:00 The Half Strum

47:30 Do you ever play the Low G ukulele?

51:15 When do you choose to play a low G?

59:20 Why do you usually tremolo on the A-string?

1:01:15 Can you tremolo on 2 strings at the same time?

References/resources for this video:
Seminar - Intro to Jazz Ukulele with Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel
Website - Jake's Strap
Uke Minutes - How to Install a Pickup

Website - Uke Leash
Website - Straplok (Strap Retainers)
Website - Neotech Straps

Uke Minutes - Strumming Dynamics
Youtube - Strumming Dynamics

Webcam Sessions – High G vs. Low G
UU+ Solos - Bodysurfing

UU+ Solos - Malagueña (Baritone Ukulele Arrangement)
Uke Lesson - Europa

UU Marketplace - Blues Ukulele with Jason Arimoto
Duos - Matt Dahlberg (12 bar blues)
Website - U-Space
Master Class - Blues Ukulele with Jason Arimoto

TLL Podcast #20 – Tremolo: Taming a Wild Horse
Uke Minutes - Tremolo

Youtube - Uke on a Stick
Uke Minutes - Muted Octave Strum (Parallel Octaves)
Youtube - Jacob Collier

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UU+ Forum - Private Lessons Beta Testing

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