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PUBLISHED: Mar 19, 2014 UPDATED: Nov 3, 2018 • VIEWS: 242 • LESSON CODE: UL-Chords

Instruments: ukulele Subjects: chordsbeginnerintermediateadvancedprogressionsrepertoiresongwriting

`Ukulele Chords and Progressions

An overview of the Ukulele Chords and Chord Progression lessons available.

The majority of the lessons available right here on LearningUkulele.com are chord related - as this is what you'll be doing the most as a ukulele player.

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Learning Core Seventh Chords on Ukulele - C Blues

Using a C Blues progressions learn C7, F7 and G7 chord forms.

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Advanced Guide to Chords - Chord Building Chart • Updated: Feb 14, 2018

Chords can be categorized into four basic chord types; Major, Minor, Diminished and Augmented. Here are the formulas for building the 11 basic 4-part chord types as well as the traditional triads. This chart can be used as a companion to any volume of The Advanced Guide to Guitar Chords and A Guide to Advanced Chords for Ukulele, which presents a highly organized and efficient approach to the mysterious subject of 4-part chords.

Altered Seventh Chords on `Ukulele • Updated: Apr 4, 2014

Beyond basic open position chords, basic movable form chords and a core set of 4-part chords. There are just too many chords shapes too memorize. Learning the principles of how chords are constructed and the ukulele fingerboard are the way to go. You can then create more advanced chords like 9#117#5-913b57+9 on the fly as needed from your core set of chords.

Basic Movable Form Chords • Updated: Jun 9, 2015

Sometimes called barre chords, these chords venture beyond the third fret.

Movable chord forms are chords with no open strings. Sometimes called barre chords, these chords are transposable by moving each note of the chord the same number of frets up and down the neck.

Each movable form is based on a common open position chord. Movable forms allow you to play chords not found in the open position and in any key.

Basic Open Position `Ukulele Chord Chart • Updated: Nov 29, 2019

A core set of basic ukulele chords that ALL Ukulele players should know - at least - in the five common keys of C, G, D, A and E. As well as the seventh chords for common keys. The chart is organized in common keys and covers basic chords in these keys. Of the 15 possible major and relative minor keys in music. There are five common keys to get started with: C, G, D, A, and E. These keys allow you to play quite a few popular songs. There's more in common between songs that your might think.

Basic Open Position `Ukulele Chord Chart - Baritone Tuning • Updated: Apr 13, 2017

A core set of basic chords that ALL Ukulele players should know in common keys.

Basic Open Position `Ukulele Chord Chart for Lefties • Updated: Mar 26, 2019

A core set of basic chords that ALL Ukulele players should know in five common keys: C, G, D, A and E. With the common seventh chords in every key. This chart of for lefties. The chart is organized in common keys and covers basic chords in those keys. Of the 15 possible major and relative minor keys in music. There are five common keys to get started with: C, G, D, A, and E. These will allow you to play quite a few popular songs.

Movable `Ukulele Chords • Updated: Mar 18, 2020

A series of weekly ukulele lessons originally presented throughout 2007 on movable ukulele chords as the ** Ukulele Chord of The Week** Series. Based on my Ukulele Chords book it takes the open position chords and shows the movable form and the variations.

Beyond memorizing a core set of basic open position chords, a couple of movable form chords and a basic set of 4-part chords. You can't possibly memorize all the possible chord shapes available on the ukulele. You need to be able to create chords on the fly as needed. With a basic knowledge of the principles of how chords are constructed and knowing the notes of the ukulele fingerboard this is possible. So throw out the chord dictionaries, software programs and your chord charts and get started on REALLY knowing chords.

Traditional and Contemporary Triads • Updated: Feb 20, 2014

triad is a three note chord. In traditional chord theory there are four traditional triad chord types: major, minor, diminished and augmented. And four contemporary triad chord types: sus2, sus4, add2 and add9.

Triads can be used harmonically, as chords and melodically, as single notes. Triads are a great way to get started with creating melodic solos and improvising.

Related Books

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A Guide to Advanced Ukulele Chords - Volume I
Updated: Feb 13, 2020

A highly organized and efficient approach to the mysterious subject of advanced chords.

A Guide to Blues Chord Progressions for Ukulele A to Z
Updated: Jun 15, 2006

26 blues progression in C and G tuning, progressing from basic to advanced jazz progression, with chord grids and substitutions

A Guide to Ukulele Chords
Updated: Dec 5, 2017

Covers the basic ukulele chords that ALL ukulele players SHOULD know.

A Guide to Ukulele Chords for Lefties
Updated: Jan 10, 2020

Covers the basic ukulele chords that ALL ukulele players SHOULD know - for Lefties.

A Guide to Ukulele Chords, 2nd Edition
Updated: Jan 10, 2020

Covering the basic ukulele chords that ALL ukulele players SHOULD know.

Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele
Updated: Nov 24, 2009

Using a variety of common chord progressions based on songs from the standard jazz repertoire.

Harmonic Analysis for Scale Selection and Chord Substitution
Updated: Nov 20, 2020

Harmonic Analysis is the understanding of the functional sequence of chords.

Ukulele Chords - C Tuning
Updated: Aug 31, 2019

The ukulele chord book for every ukulele gig bag or case. New Updated 2 Printing.

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Any Song Will Do
Updated: Dec 7, 2015

When any song here can be used for the concepts in the lessons.

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Basic Ukulele Chords Charts
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Not so much a series - but the basic chords ALL ukulele players should know.

Blues Chord Progressions
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

From A to Z - These are the 26 blues chord progressions, extracted from my book Blues Chord Progressions for Ukulele from A to Z for use with on-line and private students.

Chord a Day - February
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Learn a new chord a day for the month of February.

Chord a Day - January
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Learn a new chord a day for the month of January.

Chord a Day - March
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Learn a new chord a day for the month of March.

Common Chord Progressions and Remembering Songs
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Learning the similarities between chord progressions and songs helps you remember a lot of songs. There's a lot more in common between songs than one might think.

Cool Chords
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Cool Chords are those crazy chords you won't find in a chord dictionary, software, chord chart, etc... They're a product of understanding how chords are constructed and how to derive them from known chords. These are the chords other players will say: "What's that crazy chord you're playing?".

Core Ukulele Chords - The Big Six
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Core Chords for Ukulele, The Big Six - From four F7 chord voicings or shapes, your can build your massive 4-part, a.k.a., “jazz” chord vocabulary. Beyond basic open position chords, basic movable form chords and a core set of 4-part chords. There are just too many chords shapes too memorize. Learning the principles of how chords are constructed and the ukulele fingerboard are the way to go. Then you can create more advanced chords like 9#11, 7#5-9, 13b5, 7+9 on the fly as needed.

Exploring Improvisation Using Tetrachords
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Traditionally, a tetrachord is a series of four tones filling in the interval of a perfect fourth. In modern usage a tetrachord is any four-note segment of a scale or tone row including the augmented fourth (+4). The term tetrachord derives from ancient Greek music theory, it literally means four strings.

Harmonic Analysis for Scale and Chord Selection
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Harmonic Analysis is the process used to determine the harmonic function of chords within a chord progression or song. A chord progression is defined as a sequence of chords, each chord has a root and is a particular chord type. The relationship of a chord's to a scale determines its function within that scale's tonality.

Jazz Standard Chord Progressions
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

These are the chord progressions, extracted from my book Exploring Jazz Chords on Ukulele for use with on-line and private students.

Miscellaneous Chord Information
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Miscellaneous is a series of lessons for covering related chord material not found in the other chord sections.

Movable Form Ukulele Chords
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Movable Chords are chords without open strings that can be transposed to any key up and down the fingerboard. This series covers the movable chords based on the basic open position chords as well as contemporary 4-part, a.k.a. "jazz" chords.

Open Position Chords
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

This series explores open position chords and their movable form. As well as a few of their derived chords.

QuickStart Chord Progressions Play-along Series
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

QUICKSTART Rhythm Section CD contains 24 unique styles designed for contemporary lead guitar. Each track is devoted to a scale covered in the QUICKSTART Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar and QUICKSTART Scale Fingerings for Ukulele.

The Blues Progression in Common Keys
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

This series of common blues chord progressions uses the seventh chord vs. a triad to explore the blues chord progression.

Ukulele Doodling - The Power of the Triad + One!
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

Intro to Improvisation using triads + 1 - lessons for developing the ability to improvise or "take a solo".

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Basic Ukulele Chord Chart
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