Auto Wah Vs Manual Wah, Top 5 Instrumentals, & Mastering Anything

The "Masters" are back this week to show you how to "Master" the Ukulele (not really). The guys open the podcast by explaining why they don't like to use the word, "Master." A Student Review kicks off a discussion on Wah Pedals. Another member asks the team what are their favorite ukulele instrumentals? With so many choices, Aldrine manages to narrow it down to his top 5. Aaron gives a more personal answer, and Kahai names his Top 2 instrumentals while escaping the cops. Someone challenges Aldrine's "Master" credentials by asking about the Hawaiian Triplet, Tin Pan Alley Triplet and Kimo Hussey. This also brings up who Aldrine would add to his Infinity Gauntlet of Ukulele Teachers. The podcast ends with reminders of the UU+ Giveaway, Seasons of the Ukulele Contest, Special Guest, and Songwriting Challenge.

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Questions Asked this Week:
0:00 The TUUP (The Most Factually Accurate Podcast)

3:40 It's hard to call ourselves "Masters"

8:45 Renee's Student Review: Wah Pedal Discussion

10:30 Play to a Pedal's Strengths

14:10 Auto Wah vs Stick Shift Wah

17:35 Aldrine's Wah Settings

20:00 Play Around with your Pedal's Settings

22:05 What are your Favorite Ukulele Instrumentals?

23:00 Aldrine's Top 5

28:55 Aaron's Favorite Version of Crazy G

29:15 Kahai's Top 2

30:55 Honorable Mentions & Music Genealogy

37:40 Can you discuss Triplets? (Kimo Hussey Triplet)

41:35 Hawaiian Triplet

43:05 Who would Aldrine learn from?

47:00 Difference between Tin Pan Alley and Hawaiian Triplet

51:50 Just because you're good at one thing doesn't mean you're good at everything

54:35 UU+ September Giveaway

58:40 Seasons of the Ukulele and UU Public Forum

1:02:50 Special Guest, Joe Souza is coming September 30th

1:05:00 Songwriting Challenge #30
Write an Intro Theme Song

Bonuses (Optional Prompts):
90’s TV Show Intro
Key of D

Chord Prompts:
I V vi IV
D A Bm G


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Members Deadline: September 23

References/Resources for this video:
TLL Podcast #130 – High Gs & Apologies
Improvement System - Mastering Your Fretboard
TUUP #31 - Fundamentals, Foundations & Application

Youtube - Dr. Byron Yasui & Benny Chong
Youtube - Bryan Tolentino
Youtube - Herb Ohta Jr
TUUP #13 - Who’s that Jakémon? (ft. Jake Shimabukuro)

Uke Minutes - The Roll
Uke Minutes - How To Chunk
Ukulele 101 – Week 4: Right Hand Techniques (Roll and Fingerpicking)
Ukulele 101 – Week 8: Rhythm Ear Training
TLL Podcast #119 – Drive Around the Wall (White Belt Mentality)
Live Lesson - 12/10/15 Replay (Original Belt Discussion)

UU Blog - Ukulele Effects pedals
Master Class - Effects Pedals for the Ukulele
TUUP #27 - Stage Fright to Flow State (Performance Tips)
TUUP #22 - Cement Your Songs (Set List Advice)
Youtube - Answer the Phone (Aldrine's Reggae Cover)
Youtube - Buttercup (Aldrine's Reggae Song)

Youtube - Boss Auto Wah Pedal
Website - Cry Baby Wah
Master Class - Blues Ukulele with Jason Arimoto

Uke Lesson - Smooth
Youtube - Jimi Hendrix
Uke Lesson - Hotel California
Website - Boss Multi-Effects pedals
Youtube - Let's Get it On

Uke Lesson - Europa
Youtube - Europa (Original Santana)
UU+ Solos - Bodysurfing
Youtube - Bodysurfing (Pure Heart 2)
UU+ Solos - Guava Jam
Youtube - Gm Fleas (Aldrine's Cover)
Youtube - Gm Fleas (Herb, Bryan and Halehaku Live)
Website - Ukulele Dream (Herb's CD)
Youtube - Gm Fleas Revisited (Herb, Bryan amd Jake)
Uke Lesson - Little Wing (Aldrine and Jason Arimoto)
Youtube - Little Wing (James Hill)
Youtube - Crazy G (Jake)
Uke Lesson - Under the Boardwalk (with Kaniho)

Youtube - Dragon
Youtube - Stars and Stripes Forever (Imua)
Master Class - Tips and Techniques with Imua Garza

Youtube - Heartbeat
Youtube - While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Youtube - Peter Moon, Kelly Boy and Jake
Youtube - Eddie Kamae
Youtube - Guava Jam (Peter Moon and Sunday Manoa)
Youtube - Guava Jam (Ka`au Crater Boys)
Youtube - Kawika (Peter Moon)
Youtube - Kawika (Troy Fernandez)
TUUP #24 - Favorite Duet (ft. Craig and Sarah)
Youtube - Rhythm of the Falling Rain (Ka`au Crater Boys)
Youtube - Rhythm of the Falling Rain (The Cascades)

Youtube - Down the Road (Ernie Cruz Sr and Imua Garza)
Youtube - Ernie Cruz Sr.
TUUP #29 - Meeting Our Heroes (Gushing about the Cruz Family)
Youtube - Peter Moon Band
Uke Lesson - Waimanalo Blues (Country Comfort)
Youtube - Country Comfort

TLL Podcast #92 – Live from the UU Retreat! (with Kalei)
Youtube - Kimo Hussey Triplets
Uke Minutes - Triplets
Youtube - Rio Saito
Youtube - Kiss From a Rose (Kalei Gamiao)
Youtube - Taimane Gardner

Youtube - Benny Chong
Youtube - Satin Doll Tutorial (James Hill)
UU Podcast – Interview with James Hill
Youtube - American Shaolin
Narutopedia - Sharingan

Live Lesson - 9/15/2016 Replay (Aldrine tries to demonstrate the two Triplet Styles)
Master Class with Imua – The Helicopter (Similar to Split Strum and Kimo's Triplet)
Youtube - George Formby
Uke Lesson - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown (Jim Croce)
Youtube - ukulelezaza
Youtube - Ukulele Uff

UU - September UU+ Giveaway (Official Rules)
Website - Kanile`a K-1
Improvement System - Practice Sessions (30 Day Workout Series)
Improvement System - Mastering Your Fretboard
UU - Sign Up for a Monthly Subscription (Two Week free Trial)

UU Public Forum - Seasons of the Ukulele
UU Public Forum - 500! The Songs of Ukulele Underground
UU - Song Library
UU Public Forum - Luthier's Lounge
Facebook - Pete Howlett

Website - About Kristen and Joe Souza
UU Public Forum - Lutherie Questions for Joe Souza
UU+ Forum - Songwriting Challenge Megathread
UU+ Solos - Green Rose Hula

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