Four Famous Core `Ukulele Strums - Pattern - Review

Developing your core `ukulele strumming vocabulary.

Published: 31 Jan 2013 Updated: 29 Nov 2018Visits: 187Code: UL126-LIIa

INSTRUMENTS: Strums Main: Ukulele Others: Ukulele
Subjects: Beginner • Strums

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Four Famous Core `Ukulele Strums - Pattern - Review


Review of the four core ukulele strums.

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Best to really learn the rhythmic notation for the these four strums as the same rhythms can be used when fingerpicking and recognizing these rhythms when used in melodies, either existing or improvised.

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Strumming Stoke Recommendations

Somethings the strumming hand needs actually verbal directional commands when learning your strumming patterns.

The ultimate goal is the get these to second nature and reflexive.

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