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Manager of the Southern Ukulele Store, Ukulele 'Expert', Youtube troubleshooter and Uke Magazine Columnist

I don't like the word expert.. However you swing it you sound a bit of a knob to be honest. The truth is, I know Ukuleles but there isn't another decent word I can use to sum it up.. I have worked with them day in and day out for ten years as manager of the Southern Ukulele Store.

Many people ask on Youtube about what I play and my own Ukulele style... I currently perform with three instruments;

1) Sumi Kobo Sakura Koa Tenor Ukulele strung Low G with a D'Addario BEB031W Folk Nylon string and Worth Brown Trebles.

2) Kanile'a SUS-T (Alaskan Cedar top) Tenor strung High G with a custom set of Seagar fishing line strings.

3) Kanile'a GL6 Guitalele strung with D'Addario Folk Nylon strings or La Bella Folk Singers. Usually tuned GCFA#DG

For those wondering about my playing style; I perform all of the SUS Youtube videos playing a right handed Ukulele upside down but perform and play my own instruments strung for a left handed player.

I am very flattered for the attention the Youtube channel has afforded me, I truly love my job and can't wait to continue my Ukulele journey in 2020 starting with another trip to the NAMM show. 

If you have a Ukulele related question, please do get in touch.

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