Maybe you should try playing Wise A** instead. Just kidding. Now really, I meant it (in my colyum) just get the John Doyle instructional video. I have 2 of them , the DVD is the one I learned most of it from. Plus listening to early Solas stuff a bunch (you get the feel of it that way).
A year and a half ago, Xmas, we were to go to Dayton for a visit with the in-laws and the Denver airport got all snowed up and (fortunately for us) we never even got out of Sacramento. So we went home and then, what do you do? you weren't sposed to be there... so I drank Bailey's and put the Doyle stuff on and learned how to play in drop D. So there you go, that's my method, go for it.
Found a solution to an often mentioned problem when having installed a piezo type bridge plate pickup transducer. The consensus of several Internet responders who have done this is that while the sound from strings 2 through 6 is good, the high e-string is way too quiet with no real ring, sustain, etc. Some have suggested moving the transducer for that string away from a brace, Adding a 4th transducer, a not so easy job, etc.I recently installed a JJB pickup (jjbelectronics) in a 40 year old…See More
I play two-thirds of a guitar. I have some wrist issues with fretting the 6th string. I enjoy finger picking but have been an avid follower of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine for about 6 years. I find Dan Huckabee's beginners arrangements great for the bari-uke. I have also found much of Adam Granger's work suits my DGBE tuning.I once took a class from Dan Miller in Palo Alto, California and he told me that his daughter was playing the baritone uke. I have e-mailed Adam about his new FGM…See More
"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…"