The following exercises are to help you become more familiar with moveable chords and extend your dexterity down the neck of the fret board. Exercise 1 Finger an A chord without using your Index Finger. Now as you slide up the neck one fret at a time add the index[…]
This video was shot last year at a special preview concert of Will Grove-White’s “Small Fry Album” on September 2nd 2013 at the South Bank centre in London. The song lyrics are by Will’s Grandmother Mary Dobbs.
This morning I had the pleasure of interviewing Will Grove-White who kindly gave up more than an hour of his time for http://www.ukuleletutorial.com/ before getting ready to go on tour to Hong Kong and China. Q We all know you as a ukulele player. Was that your first instrument and[…]
This tutorial is an excellent beginning to spicing up your chord playing by using alternative chords to C Am Dm and G7. These new chord shapes make it easy to develop a good rhythmic style of playing. For more information go to www.geraldross.com Amazon.co.uk Widgets
Often when I visit ukulele groups both home and away, there is a tendency in groups of 20 or more, that a few participants will start straight into the song with no introduction and the rest catch up by the end of the first line. Whilst playing in a group[…]
I only managed to make the Thursday and Friday at this year’s Ukulele Festival of Great Britain 2014 … But it was so worth it on the Thursday Terry Cox ran a deluxe open mike featuring local acts including “The Uke Junkies” , “The Ukaladies” , “The Ukulele Ensemble” and[…]
Following on from my tutorial on finger stretching. I wrote this Ragtime piece to help me with using different chord positions in the key of ‘C‘. The video first shows the piece played at a relaxed speed followed by slow motion without altering the pitch for practice. I have also[…]