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Playing the Ukulele

WARNING! This video is not to be taken seriously! Possible side effects include a positive change of mood! Just playing around with my ukulele.Thanks for watching , have a beautiful day and please like my page. smile emoticon

Play my Ukulele by Mike de Velta ©2015

I said I’m waiting for my to peace to come
oh my peace to come
oh my peace to come

I had trouble, trouble on my mind
oh I had trouble,
trouble on my mind

Feels like a shadow, hanging over me
Feels like a shadow,
hanging over me

Something I can’t see but I sure can feel it
Something I can’t see but I sure can feel it

oh nana nana …

(Round)
When I am weak, the world upon my shoulders
feeling low, really can’t be bothered
I’ll sit by a tree and play the ukulele
like the birds that I see
happiness will surely follow

solo

But this darkness will fade away
I know this darkness will fade away
will fade away

but while I’m waiting, it won’t be long
the light will come, I will be strong

but while I’m waiting, it won’t be long
the light will come, I will be strong

oh nana nana …

Playing Sitar from a Western Perspective.

As you well know I am a dedicated guitarist but I’ve always had a very keen interest in Indian music and in particular Ragas. I’ve always wanted a Sitar but coming across one in good shape is difficult here in WA. Luckily good fortune led me to the purchase of this Sitar which I bought from a fellow selling it on Facebook for $100. It needed work, new strings and a number of bone pieces to support the strings were missing and needed to be sourced and fixed. After gathering all the pieces and after plenty of research I managed to pull this wonderful instrument together.
Sounds great! I’ve been playing a few hours a day over the last few weeks and I’m pretty happy with my progress, wouldn’t fool a real Sitar player though smile emoticon
I’ll keep on, just such a great pleasure to trip out to, somewhat of a meditation, practising the presence is just my thing.If you are a Sitar teacher and would like to share your knowledge I’d love to hear from.
Bless you and thank you for listening and sharing my journey.