“Out in the North” – Tobias Elof

Below is the lesson for “Out in the North” by Tobias Elof.

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This fingerstyle piece has one of the catchiest melodies I’ve ever heard! This lesson introduces our guest instructor, Tobias Elof. He’s a brilliant ukulele player from Denmark and we’re super happy to have him join us for a lesson!

“Out in the North” is an original composition by Tobias. This arrangement is a condensed version of the studio recording and is comprised of two melodies: A and B. The part 1 lesson will begin by teaching you the melody. Next, you’ll learn the chord progression. And finally, you’ll put both parts together to create a chord melody.

In the part 2 lesson, Tobias will break down his unique playing style. He uses a two finger (thumb and index) approach for fingerpicking to create a lush tonal landscape. This technique is also used by the ultra talented Hawaiian ukulele player, Kimo Hussey.

* Note: There are two versions for this piece. The tutorial covers a bare-bones version of the song, while the performance adds a few variations to jazz it up.

* P.S. Want to learn to play this song EXACTLY like Tobias’s performance version which demos his incredible right hand technique… If you said YES, then check out our brand NEW course: Triplet Strum Magic. What are you waiting for? Discover the magic today! 🙂

Part 1 – Performance & Free Lesson

Part 2 – For Premium Members


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