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`Ukulele Doodling - An Introduction to Scales and Soloing on `Ukulele

An Introduction to Scales and Soloing on `Ukulele using the C Pentatonic Scale.

PUBLISHED: Jan 2, 2005 UPDATED: Apr 10, 2020 • VIEWS: 210 • LESSON CODE: UL107

Instruments: ukulele Subjects: improvisationscalesquickstartsolo

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`Ukulele Doodling - An Introduction to Scales and Soloing on `Ukulele

An Introduction to Scales and Soloing on Ukulele using the C Pentatonic Scale. Taking what you might already know and using it in different ways. Exploring the entire ukulele fingerboard. Anyone can have hours of fun just doodling around and exploring the ukulele's possibilities.

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