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How To Speed Up Chord Changes
Do you ever get to that point where you’ve been playing through the first part of a song and then suddenly you hit a sticking point? Your timing has been bang on but you just can’t make the next chord change in time. It happens to everyone. Here’s the quickest way to speed up your chord changes… Continue reading
Changing Fingering For Faster Chord Changes
Most beginners struggle with being able to switch chords and keep a steady tempo at some point. In this post, we’ll take a look at a technique to switch your fingering to speed things up.Continue reading
How To Speed Up Your Ukulele Playing
If you’re looking to get a little faster with your ukulele skills then there are few better ways than to use a metronome. It may seem counterintuitive but slowing down is one of the best ways to speed up.
C Chord On Ukulele
C is probably the first chord that almost everyone learns on ukulele. It’s simple to play and it sets you up in the key of C which is one of the easiest keys to play in. Let’s take a look at the C chord in a little more detail.
Hammer-ons and Pull-offs
How I’ve managed to run a ukulele website that teaches people to play ukulele for years yet haven’t covered hammer-ons and pull-offs in all that time I do not know. The good news is I’m correcting that right here, right now. Let’s get to it…
Sliding In To Chords
I’m a big fan of any trick or tip that makes you sound like a better player than you are and this and sliding in to chords is a great example of that. Let’s get to it…
Spicing Up The 12 Bar Blues
Following his great debut post on spicing up simple chords, Steve Phillips is back and this time he’s looking at the 12 bar blues. Over to you Steve…
Spicing Up Simple Chords
The ukulele is a great little instrument, but there are times when playing the chords exactly as they are written can get a bit, well… boring. There are hundreds of simple songs which have bar after bar of one chord, followed by lots of another, maybe a third, and then back to the first. Repeat for several verses, and it starts to cry out for a bit of variety.
Beating Ukulele Barre Chords
If you’ve landed on this page there’s a good chance that you’re struggling with playing barre chords on your ukulele. Let me start by saying that you’re not alone. At one time or other every player has battled against barre chords. The good news is that there’s a way through it. Here are some tips to help you on your way…