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  • Campbell, CA
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Oct 26, 2012
John McFarland commented on Luis Motta da Silva's video

Azul (Blue)

"Nicely done. Beautiful melody. Does the name translate to "The Blue of Your Eyes"?"
Jun 22, 2012
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"Hi Luis, Standard tuning for a ukulele is GCEA. Compared to most stringed instruments it is unusual because the G is not the lowest note. It is tuned to G at a pitch between the 2nd string E and the first string A. Is there a similar tuning for the…"
Jan 15, 2012
John McFarland commented on Luis Motta da Silva's photo


"Nice! I've heard of the Cavaquinho but have never seen one until now. It really looks identical to a ukulele. Does it use the same "my dog has fleas" tuning? BTW: thanks or the wiki link. I just found out that ukulele means flea! The…"
Jan 11, 2012
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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician, Guitar maker
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Electric guitar, Banjo, Travel guitar, Ukulele
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Martin D-35
Sanches Classical
Fender Flame
Fender Stratocaster
Old Banjo (?)
Martin Stick Travel Guitar
Unis Ukulele (~1916)
What type of music do you like to play?
blues, rock, jazz standards, baroque classical, R&B, country, slack-key Hawaiian, celtic folk, bluegrass
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

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