QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Pentatonic Scale

The Pentatonic or Major Pentatonic is one of six essential scales for ALL ukulele players.

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QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Pentatonic Scale

The Pentatonic or Major Pentatonic is one of six essential scales for ALL ukulele players.

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Published: Nov 24, 2009
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The Pentatonic or Major Pentatonic is one of six essential scales for ALL ukulele players.

One octave scale fingering solutions for strings four and three and any finger with the Pentatonic scale chords are covered in all keys. Sample chord progressions for practice are included.

Tunings: C Tuning with Low or High G - (GCEA or gCEA).

This book includes four studio recorded backing tracks for exploring the scale and improvisation in a variety of settings. Tracks are also great for practicing your chords against.

QUICKSTART - Scale Fingerings for Ukulele

**Available for Standard Soprano, Concert and Tenor ukuleles tuned to (G C E A) - Key of “C” tuning and Tenor and Baritone ukuleles tuned to (D G B E) - Key of "G" tuning.**

**QUICKSTART - Scale Fingerings for Ukulele** is a concise, well organized book ideal for any ukulele player beginning to explore improvisation. Scale Fingerings for Ukulele keeps a sharp focus on six critical scales, their fingerings and their related chords. All material is covered in every key.

Whether your interest is in Blues, Rock, Jazz, Country or somewhere in between Scale Fingerings for Ukulele is a valuable addition to your musical library.

Introduction

**QUICKSTART - Scale Fingerings for Ukulele** is a highly organized, efficient system of scale fingerings. Each fingering pattern is shown with a fingerboard shape, TAB and standard music notation. Related chords are also explained for each scale.

*Master these fingerings and unlock your potential as a ukulele player.*

Table of Contents

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Pentatonic Scale

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Getting Beyond Shapes
    • Common Fingering Systems
    • Basic Requirements for a Fingering System
    • The Solution to Set Fingering Systems
    • So, What is This System?
    • The Six Secrets of Ukulele Fingering
    • Using Fingering Motion Principles
    • C Major Scale Examples
    • C7 Arpeggio Examples
  • The Pentatonic / Major Pentatonic Scale
    • Every Finger, Every String
    • Finger 1, String Four
    • Finger 2, String Four
    • Finger 3, String Four
    • Finger 4, String Four
    • Finger 1, String Three
    • Finger 2, String Three
    • Finger 3, String Three
    • Finger 4, String Three
    • One Octave Summaries
    • Ionian Chord Scale Chart
    • Additional Fingerings
  • Example Chord Progressions / Play-along Tracks
    • Progression 12, Country Shuffle
    • Progression 13, Easy Rock
    • Progression 14, Country Rock
    • Progression 15, Double Time Ballad
  • Practicing
  • Final Thoughts

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CS, Man, I broke the code!!! I‘ve had you books for quite a while and never understood them. I live on the island of Lanai in Hawaii and a large number of guys can jam and they have tried the help, but could not read or understand the music. A new young guy moved here from Oahu and started teaching lessons. I started taking lessons from him and again, he did not understand what you books were all about. Being a teacher myself I knew there was a great deal of knowledge in your books and I could help him in setting up his lesson plans for his classes. I also told him that you basic books would be great for his students. After my 3rd lesson I broke out you Quickstart Book and it took us about 45 minutes to break the code. The power of reading!?!?!?!?! I will continue to tell lessons just because the local sound is so fresh but, this blue stuff w/ local music will be off the hook. Thank again. I will be buying more books and I will try to get h is contact information. ! His uncle was Bratha "IZ" - Kevin L. Humphrey

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