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    I learned Clocks this month, so catchy I could not resist =)
    I found the chord changes sometimes hard, good thing to isolate and practice more…
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    Hello 🙂

    I really struggled with the end of Clocks, but I like the song :D. Looking forward to practice next month!

    See you 🙂



    Here is my try on Clock.




    End of month, I can’t delay any longer. Here is my attempt at Clocks. Thanks for the great arrangement Matt. As with some other arrangements on Rock Class 101, I actually like this arrangement played on the uke better than the original. (When played by a competent musician, not me. But the great arrangements provide me the incentive to keep trying.)


    Here is my performance of Clocks. I just found out about this challenge and Rock Class 101. I have worked the last two days to get to this point, but today is the deadline so here it is! The arrangements at Rock Class 101 are wonderful. Definitely interested in what you are doing to grow my own skills. -Karen


    Friendly Reminder – The deadline for receiving feedback and an entry into the giveaway is tonight at 11:59 PM ET (check your local time zone).


    Here’s everyone on Page 6:

    – Very nice job on this one! You have the notes down and you are keeping time fairly well throughout the song. There may still be a few chord shapes that are tricky to transition to in time, but with a little extra work isolating those quicker shifts, you’ll have it even smoother! Great work on this one!

    – Fantastic job on this one! You kept a very steady tempo until the right spots to gradually slow down, every note sounded cleanly, and your hammer-ons and pull-offs were very clean in the section at 1:43. Keep up the incredible playing, you knocked this one out of the park!

    – Excellent work on this! Now that you have the lead part down, it may be fun to make a separate video where you play both parts! Great work all the way through on this one!

    – You played this arrangement extremely well! Your timing, hammer-ons and pull offs, and overall clarity of notes was great! My only suggestion for one spot to work on is the hammer on/pull off figure in bar 23: on the pull off to the open string, try slightly plucking the note with the fretting finger while pulling off to give the open note a bit more volume. It’s a super slight detail, as your performance was nearly flawless! Keep up the great work, and great job on Dream a Little Dream as well!

    – Very nice job on this one! I’m super impressed with your ability to stay in time with the backing track while keeping a clear sound on each note! There may have been a time or two where you got slightly ahead, but you found your way back very well. It takes a lot of skill to listen that well while playing. Keep up the great work, you sound awesome!

    – Great job on this one! You have most of the sections down very cleanly, and you have a great sense of the rhythm. The one section that could use a bit of extra work is the bridge: the rhythm on measure 13 going into measure 14 has some interesting syncopation. It may be difficult to shift while trying to anticipate the Fadd9 (1) chord, but counting that one spot will keep the bridge flowing smoothly like the rest of the song. You’re doing a wonderful job, keep it up!

    – You are off to a great start on this one! I know it can be challenging to play that piano riff, and you played it a few times very cleanly! I recommend slowing that and the verse section down slightly to match the speed you can perform the bridge at to keep a steady tempo throughout the song. You’re playing each individual section fairly well, the steady tempo will just help to keep the continuity, and playing just a bit slower will give you time to get the shifts in time as well. You’re Playing this one well, keep going!


    I am a premium member. 🙂

    Here is my entry for “Dream a Little Dream of Me.” Still struggling with bar chords, but as others have stated, it is the end of the month! Thanks again for another great challenge.


    Hey, I forgot to mention that I am a premium member 🙂


    @The_Bumble_Bard thank you so much! Abster loved your comment. Thank you for your encouragement 🙏🏽


    @Stephen Thank you so much for your feedback! 😊 I totally know what you mean, those pull offs really sound a bit weak and I’ll definitely work on them – thanks! ✨


    @abster, aww, I’m so happy to hear that!! 😁 He needs to know that he’s a little rock star! 😊

    Such amazing playing by everyone, really excited for the June challenge!! 😊😁




    For this months entry I decided to play Dream a Little Dream of Me. Here it is 🙂


    Hi everyone,

    I chose Steven’s beautiful arrangement of Where is my Mind for this month, and it was definitely a stretch! I could have used a couple more weeks to clean up muted notes and smooth it out, alas. This take includes a resoundingly wrong note on the first note of the outro and the final note kind of falls apart, but it’s about the best I could get. Will definitely keep working on this one, it’s a keeper.

    Have a great weekend everyone!

    I am a premium member.


    Here is my PREMIUM MEMBER May submission.
    Going to Califiornia at 75% speed.
    It took more than 40 hours of practice to get it to this
    point. Still lots of warts and freckles and flubs and timing issues. Lots of work, lots of fun, lots of learning.

    As usual everyone worked hard and I love listening to all of your submissions. Kudos to all.

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