I’ve only taken two ukelele lessons in the two years and change I’ve been playing this thing. I like the way I sound more than I used to, but I feel like it’s time to get back into instruction so I can develop better technique.
No regrets; playing the uke has provided me with some truly sublime moments. When I find myself playing a familiar song moderately well, it can be exhilarating.
I’m not shy when it comes to karaoke, but I am intimidated by the idea of uploading an MP3 where I’m singing and playing. Karaoke is only as permanent as your friends are sober, but MPEG-2 Audio Layer III is forever. Confidence is overcoming my temerity, since I liked the way “A Kiss to Build a Dream On” sounded with this morning’s coffee and decided to share. Here’s Louis Armstrong’s version:
And here’s mine:
Thanks for listening.