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another picture of the Custom Silver Spoon Slide @ Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Lesson Studio in Key West

Custom Silver Spoon Slide @ Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Lesson Studio in Key West
Custom Silver Spoon Slide @ Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Lesson Studio in Key West

Wayne Sorbelli here at my Island Guitar & Ukulele store in Key West where today when I opened the mail, I got a lovely gift from an online friend on a slide guitar forum I’m a member of!!  It’s an old silver spoon made into a guitar slide (or in my case, a guitar and ukulele slide since I enjoy playing slide on both instruments!)

It can be bent to fit any finger which I think is soooo cool and very practical.  Also the maker took their time to glue a piece of leather inside as to add comfort as well as grip while sliding!!

I’m learning how to slide with it now – it’s taking a little getting use to but I’m quickly getting the hand for it  –  I’ll post a video as soon as I get the unique technique down!!

I LOVE MUSIC!

I’ve owned and operated Wayne’s World Music since 1996.
My Music World includes:

Wayne’s World Dallas 570-674-1994
2611 Memorial HWY
Dallas, Pa
18612

&

Island Guitar aka Bone Island Music Key West 305-414-8056
1109 Key Plaza
Key West, Florida
33040

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EMAIL:
www.Wayne@islandGuitar.com

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Custom Silver Spoon Slide @ Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Lesson Studio in Key West

Custom Silver Spoon @ Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Lesson Studio Key West
Custom Silver Spoon @ Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Lesson Studio Key West

 

Wayne Sorbelli here at my Island Guitar & Ukulele store in Key West where today when I opened the mail, I got a lovely gift from an online friend on a slide guitar forum i’m a member of!!  It’s an old silver spoon made into a guitar slide. (or in my case, a guitar and ukulele slide!)

It can be bent to fit any finger which I think is soooo cool and very practical.  Also the maker took their time to glue a piece of leather inside as to add comfort as well as grip while sliding!!

Purple Haze (by Jimi Hendrix) intro on Slide Guitar in standard tuning @ Island Guitar & Ukulele Lesson Studio in Key West

Purple Haze on Slide Guitar (Intro Jimi Hendrix) played by Wayne Sorbelli @ Island Guitar Lesson Studio in Key West

Grabbed the Epiphone Les Paul Standard, put on the glass slide and turned on the Hendrix Backing tracks – I recorded 3 takes one after the other.

Roland micro cube amp with gain and  no fx’s

E minor pentatonic scale “How to example” Jimi Hendrix’s Hey Joe Solo w/Mexican Fender Strat @ Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Store Key West, Dallas NEPA

E minor pentatonic scale “How to example” Jimi Hendrix’s Hey Joe Solo w/ @ Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Store Key West, Dallas NEPA

Wayne Sorbelli here @ Island Guitar Lesson Studio with a nice Made In Mexico MIM Fender Strat HSS (which stands for Hum, single, single, – referring to the guitars pickup configuration of Humbucker @ the bridge, Single Coil in the middle, & Single Coil @ the neck).

 I’m using a Dunlop Jazz 3 RED guitar pick playing through an Orange Crush 20 FX w/built in effects,  although as usual i’m running real light weight on the effects.  I’m using a very slight amount of delay and gain – that’s it.

In this video I started off sticking close to Jimi Hendrix’s guitar solo on his original recorded release of the song, although I let myself stray a little – then a lot, just for fun!!  Hope you enjoy and find the example helpful.  

I recorded a few different versions of this solo/song using different soloing ideas and techniques – and some different effects and amps.  I’m just having some fun & I hope you enjoy –  if you have any questions pls contact me – my email is  wayne@sorbelli.com

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Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Store Key West, Dallas, Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, NEPA
Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Store Key West, Dallas, Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, NEPA

Ibanez Steve Vai JEM 555 guitar through a ROLAND Micro cube Amp w/Wayne Sorbelli @ Island Guitar & Ukulele Store Key West

Wayne Sorbelli here @ my Island Guitar & Ukulele Store in Key West (next to At&T and UPS store in Kmart Shopping Plaza)

I just got finished setting up the Floyd Rose locking tremolo system on this Ibanez Steve Vai JEM 555 guitar.  It plays & sounds killer. It’s a great shred guitar but also has the vintage sound available compliments of the Dimarzio pickups!

I’m going through my little portable Roland Micro Cube Amp (see it sitting on top of my keyboard in the video)

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Pink Floyd solo on ukulele with beer bottle slide. Wayne Sorbelli @ Island Guitar & Ukulele shop Key West

Pink Floyd solo on my ukulele with a home made beer bottle slide that my dad just made me last night as a gift!

I’m here at my Island Guitar & Ukulele shop on the beautiful island of Key West.

I consider the SLIDE & mainly the glass slide my main instrument. I don’t care what it’s on, guitar, bass, acoustic, electric, ukulele etc. I PLAY SLIDE!  

All slides sound different, not better or worse, but different and they all certainly FEEL and handle much differently once laid upon the strings.  Brass is heavy and offers more resistance therefore it’s easier to accurately stop and not blow by a target note, where glass is lighter and slippery feeling and offers more control over the fine overtones, but it takes more effort to control it – I can write volumes on differences in slide material  – but i guess we will save that for another post)

“You can try to play the blues, or just give in and let the blues play you!  That’s IT!  It’s THAT little struggle, THAT split second tension right there between me and my guitar and those unconscious note choices that are happening when the notes start to play me, to me,  THAT IS THE BLUES”  – Wayne Sorbelli

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dedicated ukulele page   http://www.UkeOut.com

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305-414-8056 in Key West

“Slow Sliding Train #119 – Slide Techniques in Standard Tuning” Wayne Sorbelli here at my Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Shop in Key West

“Slow Sliding Train #119”  Wayne Sorbelli here at my Island Guitar & Ukulele Music Shop in Key West sliding on my Dean Soltero in the Key of F.

I consider the SLIDE & mainly the glass slide my main instrument. I don’t care what it’s on, guitar, bass, acoustic, electric, ukulele etc. I PLAY SLIDE!  

I’m sliding with my pinky 4th finger wearing a glass slide Dunlop 212. (although it’s worth mentioning that any slide will do the job, but all sound different, not better or worse, but different and they all certainly FEEL and handle much differently once laid upon the strings.  Brass is heavy and offers more resistance therefore it’s easier to accurately stop and not blow by a target note, where glass is lighter and slippery feeling and offers more control over the fine overtones, but it takes more effort to control it – I can write volumes on differences in slide material  – but i guess we will save that for another post)

“You can try to play the blues, or just give in and let the blues play you!  That’s IT!  It’s THAT little struggle, THAT split second tension right there between me and my guitar and those unconscious note choices that are happening when the notes start to play me, to me,  THAT IS THE BLUES”  – Wayne Sorbelli

Check out my blog/website
www.islandGuitar.com

dedicated ukulele page   http://www.UkeOut.com

MSG    EMAIL or  CALL

305-414-8056 in Key West

570-674-1995 in Dallas

I consider the SLIDE, Glass, Chrome, Brass, Ceramic, Bone, etc to be my main instrument. Here is Ukulele Slide Blues

I’m using my instrument  for healing – I consider the SLIDE & mainly the glass slide my main instrument. I don’t care what it’s on, guitar, bass, acoustic, electric, ukulele etc. I PLAY SLIDE!  When you put the slide on the strings to me, gives me a voice and I can feel the vibrations literally of what I’m trying to say –  and I think the frequencies tell a story far deeper than I could ever say merely with words – when you hear and listen you either get it, or you don’t at any one moment.

 I know some can feel what  I’m saying as I pour some serious blues crying and screaming out of this little ukulele lol

I recorded this at my music store in Key West jamming some blues in Am using my glass slide finger and Luna Cedar Top Ukulele.

I’m in standard soprano ukulele tuning GCEA.

I didn’t change anything about the uke, it’s a regular setup on an off the shelf Luna Cedar Top ukulele with nylon strings.

I’m sliding with my pinky 4th finger wearing a glass slide Dunlop 212. (although it’s worth mentioning that any slide will do the job, but all sound different, not better or worse, but different and they all certainly FEEL and handle much differently once laid upon the strings.  Brass is heavy and offers more resistance therefore it’s easier to accurately stop and not blow by a target note, where glass is lighter and slippery feeling and offers more control over the fine overtones, but it takes more effort to control it – I can write volumes on differences in slide material  – but i guess we will save that for another post)

“You can try to play the blues, or just give in and let the blues play you!  That’s IT!  It’s THAT little struggle, THAT split second tension right there between me and my guitar and those unconscious note choices that are happening when the notes start to play me, to me,  THAT IS THE BLUES”  – Wayne Sorbelli

Check out my blog/website
www.islandGuitar.com

dedicated ukulele page   http://www.UkeOut.com

MSG    EMAIL or  CALL

305-414-8056 in Key West

570-674-1995 in Dallas

Luna Ukulele, Guitar or Cigar Box Guitar (CBG) Battery Powered or AC plug Amplifier Sale @ Island Guitar Key West & Dallas Pa

Battery Powered Portable Ukulele 0r Guitar Amp SALE @ Island Guitar Store Key West
Battery Powered Portable Ukulele 0r Guitar Amp SALE @ Island Guitar Store Key West

SALE    $59.99     SALE    $59.99    S ALE    $59.99   SALE   $59.99

SALE        $59.99      SALE

This sale ends 2-25-2015  or while supplies last

We   SHIP       WE SHIP    We SHIP

Take your show on the road in style with Luna’s vintage suitcase – look ukulele amp! Vintage tolex and a leather handle are authentic touches, crowned by vintage Island travel stickers that you can place yourself.

Guitar strap holders allow you to strap on the amp, plug in your uke and play untethered and unleashed! The amp opens for easy battery changes,storage of the included AC adapter, and even has a compartment with velcro lid to house your keys, cell phone, wallet or a small snack!

But wait!…there’s more! after your performance, a simple 1/4″ to 1/8″ adapter on your phone or ipod cord will allow you to plug in for mood music or an instant “party in a box”! (Jack adapter not included.)

  • SKU: UK SA 5
  • 5 watt portable amp with
  • 9 volt battery and AC adapter included
  • 1/4″ input
  • 1/4″ headphone out
  • Volume & tone control
  • Vintage tweed tolex
  • Vintage hawaiian stickers
  • Leather handle
  • Strap buttons
  • Inside storage   

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I LOVE MUSIC!

I’ve owned and operated Wayne’s World Music since 1996.
My Music World includes:

Wayne’s World Dallas 570-674-1994
2611 Memorial HWY
Dallas, Pa
18612

&

Island Guitar aka Bone Island Music Key West 305-414-8056
1109 Key Plaza
Key West, Florida
33040

email
www.Wayne@islandGuitar.com

my blog
www.islandGuitar.com

Valentine’s Day Holiday Gift certificates Music LESSON Packages for Piano, Guitar, Violin, Cello, Drum Percussion, Bass Vocal etc,,

Island Guitar Ukulele Piano & MORE Music Store Key West & Wilkes-Barre/Dallas
Island Guitar Ukulele Piano & MORE Music Store Key West & Wilkes-Barre/Dallas

Island Guitar Piano Violin  Drums Ukulele  Sales Rental Repair Lessons

GIFT CERTIFICATES available for

LESSON Packages for Piano, Guitar, Violin, Cello,  Drums and Percussion,  Bass guitar and even Vocal training!

ISLAND GUITAR music shop is Key West’s ONLY music Gift shop AND fully functioning music store for lessons, repairs, sales, marching and school band instrument rentals etc!

T-Shirts, Tank tops, shot glasses, guitar picks, stickers etc.

It’s the ultimate souvenir for those who love music and the beautiful sun soaked island of Key West!

We are a full service music store for those who play, those who want to play, and for bars, clubs, saloons and places that have live bands. We service publi address needs in churches, ball fields and hall rooms, parties inside and out, etc. 

REPAIRS

SALES

RENTALS

LESSONS.

Guitars, ukuleles, bass, drums, cymbals, AMPS, Pa’s, mixers, microphones, speakers, accessories, drum heads, strings, tubes, cables, stands etc etc. We carry Boss, Roland, Sure, Dean, MXR, Marshall, Peavey, Luna, Korg, dunlop, crybaby, Zildjian, and much more. pls contact us with any ?’s

“LIVE the MUSIC”

Island Guitar Key West Music Sales Lessons Rental repairs

my youtube channel: www.youtube.com/user/thehallowayneband/videos
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I LOVE MUSIC!
I’ve owned and operated Wayne’s World Music since 1996.  
My Music World includes:
Wayne’s World Dallas 570-674-1994 
2611 Memorial HWY
Dallas, Pa
18612
&
Island Guitar aka Bone Island Music Key West 305-414-8056
1109 Key Plaza
Key West, Florida
33040
email
www.Wayne@islandGuitar.com
my blog
www.islandGuitar.com