Chord Melody Method for Uke (Book + Online Audio)
20230M
This book teaches you how to create melodies and chord solos on the ukulele. It is intended to help those players who love this instrument, and would like to increase their skills and enjoyment. The basic approach taken does not include music theory and rhythms, only the chords and notes necessary to create and play the songs. A "user friendly" approach to playing wonderful ukulele solos! Includes access to online audio.
Product Number:
20230M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
120
Binding:
Squareback Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-9567-6
ISBN13:
978-07866-9567-6
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
6/29/2016
This book teaches you how to create melodies and chord solos on the ukulele. It is intended to help those players who love this instrument, and would like to increase their skills and enjoyment. The basic approach taken does not include music theory and rhythms, only the chords and notes necessary to create and play the songs. A "user friendly" approach to playing wonderful ukulele solos! Includes access to online audio.
Chord Melody Method for Uke

SECTION I THE BASICS
Know Your Instrument.
Chords
What Constitutes a Chord
Chord Charts
Keys
Key Chart
Notes
Basic Music 101
Note Charts
Transposing
Ukulele/Guitar Transposing Key Chart
Chromatic Chord Progression Chart
Using the Chromatic Chord Progression Chart
Transposition Chart
Advanced Playing Techniques
Glissando
Muting
Tremolo
Vibrato
Hammer–on
Harmony
Melody
Simple Melody
Selective Strumming
Combined Melody

Chord Solos
Review


SECTION II THE SECRET
How to Create Melodies and Chord Solos
Where to Begin
What Do You Need
Song Worksheets
Creating a Simple Melody

Sequence of Events
1. Plot the Notes
2. Fill in the Chords
3. Choices and Decisions
Creating a Combined Melody
Creating the Melody in Another Key
1. Plot the Notes
2. Fill in the Chords
Creating a Chord Solo
1. Plot the Notes
2. Fill in the Chords
SECTION III PLAYING BY EAR
If You can Hum, Whistle or Sing…
Where to Find Songs
Finding the Notes
Finding the Chords
1. By Sound
2. By Sight
Review
SECTION IV PICKING & STRUMMING
Picking
Thumb
First Finger
Second, Third and Fourth Finger
Plucking
Strumming
Thumb Strumming
Finger Strumming
Combinations
SECTION V SONGS
Songs Found in Earlier Text
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Good Night Ladies
Song of the Islands
Corena
When the Saints Go Marching In
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
On Top of Old Smoky
Mary Ann (notes only)
Mary Ann
The Darktown Strutters Ball
Songs Found in Section V
Alabama Jubilee
Cotton Fields Back Home
Down By the Old Mill Stream
Yankee Doodle Boy
Five Foot Two
Moonlight Sonata.
When Irish Eyes are Smiling
Oh Susanna
Yes, Sir, That's my Baby
Song Worksheets SECTION I THE BASICS
Know Your Instrument
Chords
What Constitutes a Chord
Chord Charts
Keys
Key Chart
Notes
Basic Music 101
Note Charts
Transposing
Ukulele/Guitar Transposing Key Chart
Chromatic Chord Progression Chart
Using the Chromatic Chord Progression Chart
Transposition Chart
Advanced Playing Techniques
Glissando
Muting
Tremolo
Vibrato
Hammer–on
Harmony
Melody
Simple Melody
Selective Strumming
Combined Melody
Chord Solos
Review
SECTION II THE SECRET
How to Create Melodies and Chord Solos
Where to Begin
What Do You Need
Song Worksheets
Creating a Simple Melody
Sequence of Events
1. Plot the Notes
2. Fill in the Chords
3. Choices and Decisions
Creating a Combined Melody
Creating the Melody in Another Key
1. Plot the Notes
2. Fill in the Chords
Creating a Chord Solo
1. Plot the Notes
2. Fill in the Chords

SECTION III PLAYING BY EAR
If You can Hum, Whistle or Sing
Where to Find Songs
Finding the Notes
Finding the Chords
1. By Sound
2. By Sight
Review
SECTION IV PICKING & STRUMMING
Picking
Thumb
First Finger
Second, Third and Fourth Finger
Plucking
Strumming
Thumb Strumming
Finger Strumming
Combinations
SECTION V SONGS
Songs Found in Earlier Text
Beautiful Brown Eyes
Good Night Ladies
Song of the Islands
Corena
When the Saints Go Marching In
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
On Top of Old Smoky
Mary Ann (notes only)
Mary Ann
The Darktown Strutters Ball
Songs Found in Section V
Alabama Jubilee
Cotton Fields Back Home
Down By the Old Mill Stream
Yankee Doodle Boy
Five Foot Two
Moonlight Sonata
When Irish Eyes are Smiling
Oh Susanna
Yes, Sir, That's my Baby
Song Worksheets
 
Audio Sample 1
Audio Sample 2
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