Can you have low G on A concert ukulele?

Can you have low G on A concert ukulele?

While no Flight ukulele comes with Low G (yet!), if you want to try Low G, you can! Many players own ukuleles in both reentrant (Low G) and linear (High G) tuning. You will have to buy a Low G string or a set of Low G strings, and make sure that the Low G string can fit into the nut slot for the G string.

What type of ukulele does Jake Shimabukuro play?

Kamaka Ukulele
Instruments. Shimabukuro plays a custom-made 4 string tenor ukulele from Kamaka Ukulele. Early in his career he experimented with the use of effect pedals, but for the last eight years has relied on the natural sounds of the ukulele and avoided sound manipulation.

Is high G or low G better for ukulele?

Most ukulele players would agree that high G tuning best represents the way a traditional ukulele sounds. The high G-string gives it the bright, happy sound that is generally what people associate with the instrument. A ukulele tuned to low G, on the other hand, has a bit of a warmer, mellower sound.

Can you put a low G on a tenor ukulele?

By tuning the top g-string down an octave, you add five additional notes to the bottom of the ukulele’s range of pitch. This produces a fuller, deeper sound to the ukulele. Often times, people prefer the low G tuning on a tenor sized ukulele versus a soprano or concert sized (read more about ukulele sizes).

What is low G tuning?

Low G tuning means tuning that G string to the G that is below the C. This is the G that is one whole octave below the high G. Whilst you are still playing the same notes (it’s still GCEA) this cuts out the brighter G and makes the ukulele sound a little more mellow or bassier.

Should I put A low G string on my ukulele?

What size ukulele does Jake Shimabukuro use?

Shimabukuro plays a custom Kamaka tenor ukulele by Casey Kamaka. His first ukulele, at the age of 4, was a Kamaka and he’s been using them ever since. If you want to buy one, you’re pretty much out of luck. In 2006, Kamaka made 100 Jake Shimabukuro Signature Model ukuleles.

What strings does Jake Shimabukuro use?

“I’ve been using D’Addario EJ65T Pro-Arté Custom Extruded strings on my Kamaka tenor ukulele forever. They have a warm and dynamic quality to them that inspires me to play.”