Tag Archives: chords

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 […]

Insight 3: Harmony and Chord Progressions

Today let’s dig a little deeper into the second important element of music, HARMONY.  We can define harmony as being more than one note being played simultaneously.  On the ukulele we are usually talking about four notes right?  One on each string to form a chord.  I like to use the metaphor of music as a language where we […]

Beginner Questions 7-10

7.  WHERE CAN I FIND ONLINE RESOURCES? Some of the best online resources out there and what they offer: Ukulele Underground  http://ukuleleunderground.com/ The underground is a great place to improve your ukulele playing. They offer the highest quality instructional videos, and are consistently adding to there enormous amount of content. Ukulele Hunt  http://ukulelehunt.com/ Uke Hunt […]

Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel

  I was so excited to get to meet Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel this past weekend.  Craig’s workshop was a lot of fun and he shared some strumming and rhythmic techniques that he uses in his unique and exciting playing style.  Sarah taught some classic blues and jazz progressions and some her favorite variations […]

Beginner Questions

Hey all, I thought that a great way to start off was to answer a some questions that people might have when they are first introduced to the Ukulele.  So for the next few posts I will be answering these ten questions.  If you find them useful, then please feel free to comment and let […]