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While teaching orchestra in the public schools, Aaron began his career building and restoring string instruments. Musician, luthier, historian and songwriter; Aaron Keim is a roots music renaissance man. As The Quiet American, Aaron performs traditional and original folk music on guitar, ukulele and banjo. (which he builds himself!)
The string nut and saddle play a vital role in your instruments feel and sound. They set the action (string height), string spacing, string radius, and also transfer the strings energy which all contribute to the instruments feel and sound. An improperly made string nut and or saddle are the number one cause of tuning instability, bad action and several other issues in stringed instruments.
Make real music on-the-go!!! Whatever your musical ability The O-Generator Acoustic Music Maker app is a great way to sketch out your musical ideas. This app doesn’t rely on preset loops or gimmick effects, it’s as musical as you want it to be and the eye catching wheel interface helps generate sophisticated results.