I’m a Beginner

It’s interesting that many of us want to avoid the stage of being a beginner, when in fact it is actually something we should try to prolong. Think of all the advantages of being a beginner. You have the freedom to make mistakes The ability to make mistakes...

3 Weeks Back in the US

It had been three years since I had last been to the US, and so it was great to visit my friends and family, and do a little shopping and sightseeing. The trip back home inluded four planes and a four hour drive, so we were pretty tired when we finally got there. The...

Learn four Ukulele Songs in 30 days

I mentioned a few posts back that I was planning to start creating some videos and some “learn X in 30 days”. Well, my video camera finally arrived and I am ready to start. I will be writing blogs and making videos to go along with my progress. The first...

Learning the Ukulele For Beginners

  When I first moved to Miyakojima, Japan I was in love with the culture and music (actually I still am). The traditional instrument here is the sanshin, which is a three stringed banjo type instrument. After attending several festivals and listening to a lot of...

Why are you doing?

We onyl have so much time each day, so you should try as much as possible to spend it doing things that you like. Ideally you should spend it doing things that both improve your skills or you as a person and doing something that you like. For most people, this seems...