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Five Famous Ukulele Players

November 26th, 2012 | Posted by Alaska Woods

1.    Elvis Presley or the “King of Rock and Roll” was no stranger to the ukulele. In the 1961 film, “Blue Hawaii” Elvis performs the title song, “Blue Hawaii” with ukulele in tow. i.   2.    Paul McCartney, one of the most famous members of the Beatles, also has experience with the ukulele. In Read More…

Tips For Buying a Guitar

November 21st, 2012 | Posted by Alaska Woods

Finding a guitar or violin that sounds just right can be a challenging endeavor for musicians, especially beginners.  In order to play your best, it is imperative that you are confident in the quality of your instrument.  But how do you know which guitar to choose?  Simply choosing the one you think looks the best Read More…

Sitka Spruce

November 13th, 2012 | Posted by Alaska Woods

The Sitka Spruce only grows within a few miles of the Pacific Northwest coast.  It flourishes in a climate with high annual rainfall, cool summers with lots of fog, and mild winters. The life span of a Sitka Spruce can be over 800 years, with that much time to grow; these massive trees have an Read More…