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I had a lot of fun arranging this tune! The backbeat (slaps) absolutely make the arrangement stand out.
'Wipe Out' features a memorable guitar hook and drum beat set in a 12 bar blues. Our arrangement was written to emphasize these two aspects. This is a simple and fun arrangement you can get down in an afternoon.
'Here Comes the Sun' is a classic Beatles tune and is absolutely perfect for the ukulele! This arrangement stays true to the melody and is a great tune for fingerstyle playing.
'Fly Me to the Moon' is a classic tune with a strong melody line that adapted well to the ukulele. I had a lot of fun with this arrangement and every time I play it I think of Bud Fox and Gordon Gekko!
While many other fretted instruments make use of different playing techniques, i.e. guitar and using picks, the ukulele was made for fingerpicking. Fingerpicking adds a warm tonal quality to your playing. This lesson is meant for the absolute beginner at fingerpicking.
Adding a backbeat (slap) is one way to add a dynamic/percussive quality to your rhythm playing.
In this lesson, we will be discussing proper left hand form when forming chord shapes and playing single notes.
In this lesson, we’ll be going over a handful of ways to improve your right hand technique including hand position, strumming, and fingerpicking approaches.
Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs are great techniques to master because they add dynamics to your playing, while also cutting down on the picking work required by the right hand.
Tapping is a technique that was popularized in the ’80’s. This technique adds a unique and flashy characteristic to your playing.
One of the most popular questions from my adult students is “how do I sound like (insert player)”? Perhaps a better question to ask is, how do you express yourself through the music?
Find out why having a plan is vital to your success in learning ukulele. In this lesson, you will learn how to create a step by step plan that takes you from the beginner to advanced level.
Learn everything you need to be able to read tabs and notation for ukulele.
The CAGED Method is a popular system used by many guitarists. The same concepts can be applied to ukulele, with one difference… we will be using: CAGFD.
Blues is undoubtedly one of the most popular forms of music to come out of America. The simplicity of blues is what draws people to it. With only 3 chords in a 12 bar blues, it has the power to move you.
Learn 3 steps needed to help conquer your stage fright and become an incredible performing musician!
One way to become a better ukulele player is to learn from others. In this article, we will examine why copying is a GOOD thing!
This section will contain free lessons on songs, solos, riffs, licks, and more!
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EP002 - Proper Left Hand Form
Published on December 21, 2015
In our second episode of 'Live Lessons', we will be discussing proper left hand form when forming chord shapes and playing single notes. This live lesson will accompany a Technique & Theory 101 Lesson.