Ukulele Wood, Original Songs, and Hot Sauce

On this week's Live Lesson, you're watching Hot Ones. It's the show with hot questions and even hotter strings. Just kidding, the guys didn't talk about strings but they did chow down on some hot popcorn chicken and spam musubis. Of course we couldn't have a fun and weird episode without our favorite Magic Mike in the house. Before the feast, the guys talk about ukulele wood types and the most difficult solo ukulele songs. They also share their vastly different original songs. Aldrine starts America's newest dance crazy with his tune, while Kahai makes a rare appearance with an acoustic slack key original, and Aaron brings it home (home on the range) with his own country song. Finally the guys close out the episode by trying some of the hottest hot sauces available.

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Questions Asked this Week:
3:15 In your opinion, what's the best sounding wood for ukuleles?

5:30 An interesting history of rose wood

13:00 Aldrine talks about the next AG model of Kanile'a Ukulele

16:15 What is Mike's favorite wood for ukulele?

22:20 Call and Response in Solo Ukulele

25:55 What's the most difficult solo ukulele song that you know how to play?

31:10 Technical vs Musical

33:55 Aldrine's Song

38:25 Kahai's Song

42:30 Aaron's Song

49:25 The guys embark on the Hot One's Challenge

55:00 Have you ever used a wireless system for your ukulele?

References/resources for this video:
Youtube - Hot Ones

TLL Podcast #55 - In this Neck of the Woods

Website - Kanile'a Ukulele
Website - Lanikai

Youtube - James Jamerson
Youtube - What really made James Jamerson so great?
Youtube - Victor Wooten
Website - Taylor Mahogany Guitar & Uke Set
Youtube - Vantablack

Youtube - Dueling Banjos
Uke Minutes - Palm Mute
Ukulele 102 - Week 7: Mutes & Parallel Octaves
Uke Minutes - Harmony
Ukulele 102 - Week 5: Harmony
Aloha Friday Jam - Replay (Featuring Kyle Furusho)
Duos - Kyle and Aldrine playing Don Miguel
Duos - Kyle Furusho

Uke Lesson - Europa
Youtube - Aldrine playing Europa at Cheltehman
UU+ Solo - Senor Viktor
Youtube - Aldrine plays Senor Viktor

UU+ Forum - Live Lesson Challenge #7

Youtube - Merle Haggard
Youtube - Hey Arnold Mr Hyunh

Website - Marie Sharp's Hot Sauce
Website - Adoboloco Hamajang Smoky Ghost Pepper
Website - Maui No Ka Oi Hot Sauce
Website - The Last Dab Reduxx

Amazon - Play Loud Ukulele
Website - AKG Dual Wireless Instrumental Set

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