Becoming a Professional Ukulele Musician
This week, the guys answer a couple of questions and swap a few stories. First up, they share some exciting Thursday Live Lesson announcements. Aldrine answers a few questions; some common (like "to strap or not to strap") and other's a little more unique. The guys reminisce about the first time they got paid for playing music before they wrap up with a few more questions and a give-away.
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Questions Asked this Week:
1:45 TLL Announcements
8:50 To strap or not to strap?
17:45 Why is your ukulele named Mary Jane?
21:50 What straps do you recommend?
24:30 Have you ever taught ukulele to a famous person?
29:55 The first time Aldrine got paid for playing the ukulele.
37:50 Aaron's first time getting paid for playing music.
42:40 Aldrine's first gig.
49:00 Can you talk about the action on expensive ukuleles?
51:20 The characteristics of high action vs low action
1:02:05 Would you install a pickup on a high end ukulele?
1:04:00 Give-Away details
References/resources for this video:
Youtube - UU's Youtube Channel
Uke Lesson - Your Man (Featuring Randell Giminiz)
Thursday Live Lesson - Replay (Aladrine talks more about his pickup and DI)
Thursday Live Lesson - Replay (Aldrine talks about various DI's and pickups) (27:00)