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The BIGGEST Weakness!

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This week on Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt explains how range and sustain are the ukulele's BIGGEST weakness. First, he illustrates how the ukulele is typically limited to only two octaves of range. Then he describes how the ukulele's small body struggles to sustain notes. But fear not, ukulele lovers! After revealing these weaknesses, Matt offers one simple trick that can overcome both of these shortcomings, and his solution might surprise you. Matt demonstrates how utilizing open strings can help to squeeze out some extra sustain AND stretch the range of your chords. Try it out in your next arrangement and let us know what you think!


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