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QS1UKES-BLUES

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Blues Scale

Updated: 01 Jul 2019

The Blues or Minor 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 Blues scale chords are covered in all keys. Sample chord progressions for practice are included. Tunings: C with low or high G - (GCEA or gCEA).

QS1UKES-D

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, Volume I, D Tuning

Updated: 01 Jun 2006

This book is out of print and has been replaced by the individual scale books covering each scale with additional information.

QS1UKES-MIXOLYDIAN

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Mixolydian Scale

Updated: 06 Aug 2019

The Mixolydian or Dominant 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 Mixolydian scale chords are covered in all keys. Sample chord progressions for practice are included. Tunings: C with low or high G - (GCEA or gCEA). This book includes access to 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.

QS1UKES-IONIAN

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Ionian Scale

Updated: 30 Jul 2019

The Ionian scale is a major scale more commonly known by its traditional name - Major and one of six essential scales for ALL ukulele players. One octave scale fingering solutions for strings four and three and any finger with the Mixolydian scale chords are covered in all keys. Sample chord progressions for practice are included. Tunings: C with low or high G - (GCEA or gCEA). This book includes access to 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.

QS1UKES-G

QuickStartScale Fingerings for Tenor and Baritone Ukulele, Volume I, G Tuning

Updated: 04 Jan 2020

This book is out of print and has been replaced by the individual scale books covering each scale with additional information.

QS1UKES-DORIAN

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Dorian Scale

Updated: 24 Nov 2009

The Dorian or  "Minor" scale 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 scale chords are covered in all keys. Sample chord progressions for practice are included. Tunings: C with low or high G - (GCEA or gCEA).

QS1UKES-DIMINISHED

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Diminished Scale

Updated: 07 Aug 2019

The Diminished scale is a traditional scale used in a wide variety of music. This traditional scale is covered in all keys with one octave scale fingerings starting on any finger. Tunings: C with low or high G - (GCEA or gCEA).

QS1UKES-PENTATONIC

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Pentatonic Scale

Updated: 01 Jul 2019

The Pentatonic or Major Pentatonic is one of six essential scales for ALL ukulele players. One octave scale fingering solutions covering strings four and three using any finger. Pentatonic (Major Pentatonic) scale chords are covered in all keys.

QS1UKES-WHOLETONE

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - WholeTone Scale

Updated: 24 Jan 2017

The Whole Tone scale is a traditional scale used in a wide variety of music. This traditional scale is covered in all keys with one octave scale fingerings starting on any finger. Tunings: C with low or high G - (GCEA or gCEA). Learn to create exciting solos in a variety of contemporary styles!

QS1UKES

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Ukulele, Volume I, C Tuning

Updated: 24 Jan 2022

Learn to create exciting solos in a variety of contemporary styles! Scales are used to improvise, create melodies and riffs. With a broad knowledge of the essential scales that are used in contemporary music and a mastery of the ukulele's fingerboard and fingering principles you're well on your way.

QSUAT-C-MAJOR

QuickStart Arpeggio Fingerings for Ukulele, C Tuning - Major Triad

Updated: 16 Aug 2019

There are four traditional triads: Major, Minor, Diminished and Augmented. Based on a major scale a Major triad contains the following intervals: Root (1), 3, . A one octave fingering solution is presented for each finger starting on strings ➃, ➂ and ➁.

QSUAT-C

QuickStart Arpeggio Fingerings for Ukulele, Triads C Tuning

Updated: 10 Jan 2020

QuickStart Scale Arpeggio Fingerings for Ukulele - Triads is a concise, well organized book ideal for any ukulele player beginning to explore the ukulele's full potential as a musical instrument. Arpeggio Fingerings for Ukulele - Triads keeps a sharp focus on essential arpeggios and their fingerings. All material is covered in every key.

QSUAT-G

QuickStart Arpeggio Fingerings for Ukulele - Triads G Tuning

Updated: 23 Sep 2009

Scale Arpeggio Fingerings for Ukulele - Triads is a concise, well organized book ideal for any ukulele player beginning to explore the ukulele's full potential as a musical instrument. Arpeggio Fingerings for Ukulele - Triads keeps a sharp focus on essential arpeggios and their fingerings. Major, minor, diminished and augmented arpeggio fingeringss for G tuned Ukuleles.

QS1

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar - Volume I

Updated: 03 Jan 2020

Six essential scales for Guitar. Blues, Pentatonic, Dorian, Mixolydian, Aeolian and Ionian scales are covered in all keys with one octave scale fingerings starting on any finger.

QS1-BLUES

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar - Blues Scale

Updated: 24 Nov 2009

The Blues or Minor Pentatonic is one of six essential scales for ALL guitar players. One octave scale fingering solutions with the Blues scale chords are covered in all keys. Sample chord progressions for practice are included. Book includes four studio recorded backing tracks for exploring the Blues scales in the book.

QS1CDB

QuickStart - Chord Progressions for Lead Guitar - Vol I Book and CD

Updated: 10 Dec 2019

24 play-along tracks for QUICKSTART Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar. Four tracks each for the six essential scales for exploring improvisation in a variety of contemporary styles.

QS1BASS4-BLUES

QuickStart Scale Fingerings for Bass Guitar - Blues Scale

Updated: 21 Jan 2022

The "Blues" / "Minor" Pentatonic one octave scale fingering solutions with the blues scale chords are covered in all keys.

RMA1

Harmonic Analysis for Scale Selection and Chord Substitution

Updated: 10 Jun 2021

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords. It is the process used to analyze the harmonic structure of a progression, song or composition. This analysis is then used to make scale selections for improvisation and chord substitution.

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