Uke Rhythms: Picking and Strumming Patterns (eBook + Online Audio)
This book and accompanying audio give you the tools necessary to create powerful and compelling grooves on the ukulele. Rhythmic strumming techniques are presented in simple and easy to understand steps. The techniques are then combined in musical examples that are both instructive and fun to play. The examples include rock, Hawaiian, blues, Celtic and contemporary styles. The book is written in standard notation and tablature, and includes strumming diagrams. Audio available fore download online.
Product Number:
30080BCDEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
36
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1389-9
ISBN13:
978-16191-1389-3
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
2/17/2016
This book and accompanying audio give you the tools necessary to create powerful and compelling grooves on the ukulele. Rhythmic strumming techniques are presented in simple and easy to understand steps. The techniques are then combined in musical examples that are both instructive and fun to play. The examples include rock, Hawaiian, blues, Celtic and contemporary styles. The book is written in standard notation and tablature, and includes strumming diagrams. Audio available fore download online.
UKE Rhythms: Picking and Strumming Patterns

Introduction.........................................................................................................................................................3

Before You Begin................................................................................................................................................3

Ukulele Tuning....................................................................................................................................................5

Strumming Techniques........................................................................................................................................6

Down Stroke.......................................................................................................................................................7

Down Up Stroke.................................................................................................................................................8

The Air Stroke.....................................................................................................................................................9

Left Hand Muting..............................................................................................................................................10

Chord Muting.....................................................................................................................................................11

Right Hand Mute................................................................................................................................................13

The Snap.............................................................................................................................................................14

Fingerpicking..................................................................................................................................................... 15

Accents...............................................................................................................................................................16

Which Way is Up...............................................................................................................................................17

Air Time.............................................................................................................................................................19

Chunky..............................................................................................................................................................20

Shorty’s Blues....................................................................................................................................................21

Hawaiian Groove..............................................................................................................................................23

Uke Funk...........................................................................................................................................................25

Celtic Uke..........................................................................................................................................................27

Island Slap........................................................................................................................................................29

Snap Attack.......................................................................................................................................................31

Finger Walk.......................................................................................................................................................33

Appendix...........................................................................................................................................................35

Chord Summary................................................................................................................................................35

Uke Finger Chart...............................................................................................................................................36

 
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