June 16, 2021 at 8:28 am #47383lisa-kParticipant
@Andrew. Thank you so much for the detailed feedback – it’s so helpful! I will certainly practice the transitions as suggested. I was using just the first string for that Fm(1) chord in the video, and have now progressed onto to first and second strings, so will continue to add strings as I practice! As far as the arpeggio timing is concerned, your explanation is really helpful. I have filmed a the first 8 bars again and hopefully show improvement with this? Many thanks again!June 16, 2021 at 11:25 am #47384June 17, 2021 at 3:32 am #47404lyndallkParticipant
Here’s my next recording of Sleepwalk at a slower pace. It was surprisingly difficult until I could really feel the pace! I believe I’ve had that slow down feedback before.
PS I’m glad my memorising was a teaching moment!June 17, 2021 at 3:56 am #47405sebi75Participant
@lyndallk, your second recording sounds very Beautiful👍.
It is very inspiring.
Awesome 👏June 17, 2021 at 9:57 am #47406stianukuleleMember
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Hi all, fun to play with a whole band, here is Jailhouse Rock
Also, nailed it on first take, never happend before, usually play and record results in many takes 🙂June 17, 2021 at 11:54 am #47407johanna2509Participant
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Hi! Here is my version of Sleepwalk. I love this kind of low g arrangements!
Together with Can’t Help Falling in Love and Wonderful Tonight this one belongs to my favourite low g pieces; they sound so calm and peacefull.
I thought recording in my bed with our sleeping cat is a perfect place for this one.
I changed bar 16, because AJ’s version was to hard and I didn’t like the alternative of ignoring the low g string. What I did sounds not as good as the original, but seemed like a suitable compromise.June 17, 2021 at 1:35 pm #47408June 17, 2021 at 5:49 pm #47409lisadmhParticipant
Ok boss. Here’s me trying to be very intentional about dynamics. There are a few bugs. It’s hard to have total control over the volume of every single note. But, am I on the right track?June 17, 2021 at 7:09 pm #47413
Sounds great, Lisa! One suggestion, that section that starts at 1:26 (and earlier in song, too), try to ramp up to full volume instead of start at full volume. Here’s an analogy: If I say run, you don’t just start at full speed, you got to walk – jog – run to get there.June 17, 2021 at 9:35 pm #47380sebi75ParticipantJune 20, 2021 at 1:56 pm #47424barbecueblackParticipant
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Here is my participation in the June challenge. I enjoyed the lesson immensely and have learned a lot from Rockclass.
Thank you!June 20, 2021 at 2:37 pm #47425June 20, 2021 at 3:20 pm #47426morrieuke1Participant
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Here is my entry of Sleepwalk-I played through an old Fender Vibro Champ amplifier for a cool effect (‘although it’s difficult to hear, since I recorded on my phone you hear me acoustically more than the amp) but still a lot of fun-thanks AJ, thanks Andrew and RC101 team!
June 20, 2021 at 6:47 pm #47427bethany_guardianiParticipant
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Like many of the others, I did Sleepwalk for this month. Holy gorgeous melody in that hauntingly melancholic kind of way. Is it sad that’s kind of my favorite kind of song? I can definitely see why so many people opted for this song this month…and WOW so many amazing performances!
So here is my version. I kept the tempo a little more loose in spots and tried to just play by feel as best as I currently know how. Also, I actually do not currently have a Low G strung ukulele, but I just converted my baritone into a low G tuned standard uke by putting a capo on the 5th fret. Hopefully that is ok!
June 21, 2021 at 2:38 pm #47430brettboyParticipant
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Aloha Uke Friends!
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This month I learned Johnny B Goode! What a great ukulele arrangement of this awesome tune!
Please check it out 🙂
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