In this 13 minute video Peter Moss takes us through constructing a ukulele solo in 3 steps. Find an appropriate key Find the melody Find the chords
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[…]
Alternate Thumb Picking A great way of fingerpicking a song without losing the rhythmic drive you get from strumming is by using alternate thumb picking. It’s based on ‘Travis picking’ on the guitar, where the right hand thumb provides a driving bassline, going back and forth between two notes of[…]
This tutorial on how to play Paradise by Coldplay may be low tech but it is humorous and somehow manages to instil the chords into your memory. After playing the piece through you get to see the out-take of the recording. These guys must have had a lot of fun.