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I started playing music at 45 on my dad's Harmony ukulele. I went to a local ukulele festival and got hooked. Since that time I have spent quite a bit of time playing a baritone ukulele tuned DGBE. I have a couple of blogs for uke and the Bari-Uke focused one is called Humble Baritonics. I share YouTube videos, book reviews that will work for DGBE directly. I started with Eric Thompson's flatpicking fiddle tunes. I am still pretty rough but I am trying to expand the amount of material available for the Bari in any way I can.
"I have a left handed Blue Chip TAD 3R 40 pick and I find it a great pick to use, no scraping and quick on the strings. The only problem is that the tone is quite bass-y which is great for lead picking or Mandolin but not so good for rhythm…"
Featuring Thomas Wakefield & Gypsy Roots with special guest! Celebrate the creative influence of legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt on today’s music! This popular concert event features live music performances by the genre’s leading artists, including local favorite award-winning guitarist Thomas Wakefield & Gypsy Roots with a very special guest to be announced! Plus, meet the headliners and sharpen your skills with an exclusive hands-on guitar workshop! For more workshop…See More