Learning how to strum the ukulele. Listen to this and join in until you can play along and sing at the same time.
Lesson five - plucking and the names of the strings
The strings of the ukulele are GCEA or Grannies Can't Eat Apples! What acronyms can you come up with for the names of the strings? Don't move onto the next video until you are confident you can pluck the strings and know the names of them.
The C chord
This may seem rushed - my apologies, I can only upload videos 1 minute long but remember you can watch it as many times as you like and don't move on until you are confident with your C chord and you make a lovely clear sound.
Lesson 8 - Frère Jacques
Keep playing this until you can sing and play along confidently.
How to play Shortnin' Bread
A video describing the strumming patterns and chords for Shortning' Bread
A video of the song Shortnin' Bread. First strum along on the beat. Then try picking banjo style. Finally try singing and playing along together. Remember not to move on until you have mastered this song and play it as many times as you want to.
Lesson 11 - How to play A minor chord and how to dampen the strings
This short video shows you all you need to know to play along with the next song, A Minor Miracle. Remember these one minute video's give you a lot of information in a short space of time, so please watch it lots of times and pause it if you need to look at my fingers.
Lesson 12- A Minor Miracle
Sing and play along to this song. Don't forget to dampen them strings!
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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