Sessions 8: Killing Me Softly

For today’s sessions I’m doing a rendition of Kimo Hussey’s arrangement of Killing Me Softly.  Check out the upcoming workshop/concert with Kimo Hussey and Zanuck Lindsey at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1028991630463703/ http://ukuleleinspired.com/2015/04/29/an-evening-w-kimo-hussey-zanuck-lindsey/ And you can buy tickets here: https://squareup.com/market/ukulele-inspired

Insight 8: Types of Chords

In this edition of Insight we talk about the 3 most important types of chords we need to learn and how they differ.  The first chord that most of learn is the C chord.  This is the easiest open Major chord to play because we only need to fret one of the strings.  Open chords refer to chords […]

August Beginner’s Series

Want to learn to play the uke in a small group setting? Check out our 4-week beginners series focusing on the basics of playing the ukulele. The class size will be 6-8 people so go to https://squareup.com/market/ukulele-inspired to purchase and receive location details! When:  August 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 8-9PM Where:  Ukulele Inspired […]

Insight 7: Triplets

Today we discuss a little right hand technique on how to play triplets.  Check out our Insight #2 about rhythm where we talk about how to subdivide beats within a measure in order to give us more ability to vary our strum patterns.  We can create quarter notes, 1/8th notes, and 1/16th notes but we can […]

Sessions 7: Sentiment

Today’s session video is an original piece called “Sentiment” from the album Moment.  Thanks to the boys at Ukulele Underground for the schwag.  http://ukuleleunderground.com/   Also thanks to Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel for their set of custom strings you can find them here:  http://www.cheemaisel.com/store/ghs-signature-string-sets Get your copy of Moment at: Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/moment/id901209059 Bandcamp: http://ukuleleinspired.bandcamp.com/ CD […]

Sessions 6 No More

Latest single from the album “Moment”, get your copy at: Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/moment/id901209059 Bandcamp: http://ukuleleinspired.bandcamp.com/ CD Baby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/johnnash1 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/ukulele-inspired Thanks again for all of the support and be sure to check us out on social media, like and subscribe to keep up with everything new at Ukulele Inspired. Also feel free to email me any […]

Insight 5: Chord Mapping

In today’s Insight we are discussing some left hand techniques that can help you to move from one chord to another more easily.  Usually when we learn a new song there are certain chords that we feel comfortable with and can move in between smoothly.  If there are some new chords added that we have […]

April Beginner’s Series

Want to learn to play the uke in a small group setting? Check out our 4-week beginners series focusing on the basics of playing the ukulele. The class size will be 6-8 people so go to https://squareup.com/market/ukulele-inspired and email me at ukuleleinspired@gmail.com for location details and to reserve your spot! When:  April 1st, 8th, 15th […]