Quick List View of ALL 657 Lessons

All lessons in quick list with brief description of each lesson.

`Ukulele • Piano Comparison

Piano has is so much easier when it comes to learning the names of the notes (the keys) of the keyboard.

`Ukulele Blues, Example D

Major Quick Four Progression - Example D.

`Ukulele Blues, Example J

Diminished Seventh Passing Chord - Example J.

`Ukulele Chords and Progressions

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

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

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

`Ukulele Scale Diagram Explained

The ukulele scale diagram is explained.

`Ukulele String Combinations

All possible one, two, three, and four string combinations on ukulele.

`Ukulele Struming Pattern 6.1T

Another one of the 72 possible strumming patterns based of the Modular Phonetic Rhythm systems level II rhythmic syllables.

`Ukulele Strums - Core Pattern 4.1

Another one of the 72 possible strumming patterns based of the Modular Phonetic Rhythm systems level II rhythmic syllables.

`Ukulele Strums - Core Pattern 4.1T

Another one of the 72 possible strumming patterns based of the Modular Phonetic Rhythm systems level II rhythmic syllables.

`Ukulele Strums - Core Pattern 6.1

Another one of the 72 possible strumming patterns based of the Modular Phonetic Rhythm systems level II rhythmic syllables.

`Ukulele Strums - Getting Started
An Introduction to Strumming

One of the first skills a ukulele player learns is the art and craft of strumming – playing rhythm.

`Ukulele Strums and The Modular Phonetic Rhythm System

Strums are Inseparably Linked to Rhythm

Any strum can be broken down to its Modular Phonetic rhythmic syllables.

´Okina

The ´okina, also called by several other names, is a unicameral consonant letter used within the Latin script to mark the phonetic glottal stop, as it is used in many Polynesian languages.

4-part Contemporary Chords, a.k.a. Jazz Chords

Core Chords is a series of lessons for building your 4-part chords.

4-Part Movable 7th Chord Forms

Based on the open position seventh chords.

4-Part Triads

Creating 4-part triads.

A - Open Position and Movable Forms

Open position A and its movable form and variations.

A Practical Approach to Exploring Scales

On ukulele there aren't many positions where you can play a one octave scale from the root to octave.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - A

Example A blues progression from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z

The blues progressions and all their possible harmonic variations are great for exploring chords and chord substitution principles.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - B

Example B blues progression from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z

The blues progressions and all their possible harmonic variations are great for exploring chords and chord substitution principles.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - C

Example C blues progression from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z

The blues progressions and all their possible harmonic variations are great for exploring chords and chord substitution principles.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - D

Example D blues progression from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z

The blues progressions and all their possible harmonic variations are great for exploring chords and chord substitution principles.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - E

Example E blues progression from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z

The blues progressions and all their possible harmonic variations are great for exploring chords and chord substitution principles.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - F

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - F from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - G

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - G from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - H

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - H from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - I

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - I from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - J

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - J from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - K

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - K from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - L

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - L from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - M

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - M from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - N

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - N from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - O

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - O from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - P

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - P from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - Q

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - Q from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - R

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - R from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - S

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - S from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - T

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - T from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - U

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - U from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - V

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - V from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - W

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - W from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - X

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - X from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - Y

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - Y from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - Z

A to Z Blues Progressions, Example - Z from my book A Guide To Blues Chord Progressions For Ukulele A To Z.

A/Bb Movable Form Ukulele Chords

Based on the open position A family of chords.

A7 - Open Position and Movable Forms

Open position A7 and its movable form and variations - Sevenths, Major Sevenths, Minor Sevenths, Diminished, Augmented chords sus and add chords.

Adjacent String Pairs Fingering Drills

Building on the one, two, three and four finger finger gymnastics, these adjacent strings drills add a change of direction to the exercises.

Advanced Guide to Chords - Chord Building Chart

Chords can be categorized into four basic chord types; Major, Minor, Diminished and Augmented.

Advanced Single Note Fingering Drills for `Ukulele

To develop strong and independent left hand technique these series of graduated drills or finger gymnastics will increase your the comfort zone of usable technique.

Altered Seventh Chords on `Ukulele

Beyond basic open position chords, basic movable form chords and a core set of 4-part chords.

Alternate Fingerings for F7

Alternate fingerings for F7 in C tuning.

Alternating Thumb Style Fingerpicking - Patterns Summary

Summary of the core Alternating Thumb patterns from the Alternating Thumb Fingerpicking for Ukulele book.

Am - Open Position and Movable Forms

Open position Am and its movable form and variations.

B7 - Open Position and Movable Forms

Open position B7 and its movable form and variations - Sevenths, Major Sevenths, Minor Sevenths, Diminished, Augmented chords sus and add chords.

Backdoor Chord Progressions

In jazz and jazz harmony, the chord progression from IV7 to bVII7 to I has been nicknamed the backdoor progression or the backdoor II-V.

Banjo `Ukuleles

The banjolele (brand name; sometimes banjo ukulele or banjo uke) is a four-stringed musical instrument with a small banjo-type body and a fretted ukulele neck.

Baritone `Ukuleles

The Baritone ukulele is the largest of the standard, most common sized ukuleles.

Barre Chords

barre, the old English spelling vs.

Basic `Ukulele Chord Fingering

The art and science of chord fingering.

Basic `Ukulele Strums and Variations

A strum is the execution of a specific rhythmic pattern, at tempo, in a particular style.

Basic Blues Progressions in A Major

Basic and Quick Change blues chord progressions in the key of A major using the core 7th chords from the Big Six series of lessons.

Basic Blues Progressions in Ab Major

Basic and Quick Change blues chord progressions in the key of Ab major using the core 7th chords from the Big Six series of lessons.

Basic Blues Progressions in Bb Major

Basic and Quick Change blues chord progressions in the key of Bb major using the core 7th chords from the Big Six series of lessons.

Basic Blues Progressions in C Major

Basic and Quick Change blues chord progressions in the key of C major using the core 7th chords from the Big Six series of lessons.

Basic Blues Progressions in D Major

Basic and Quick Change blues chord progressions in the key of D major using the core 7th chords from the Big Six series of lessons.

Basic Blues Progressions in Db Major

Basic and Quick Change blues chord progressions in the key of Db major using the core 7th chords from the Big Six series of lessons.

Basic Blues Progressions in E Major

Basic and Quick Change blues chord progressions in the key of E major using the core 7th chords from the Big Six series of lessons.

Basic Blues Progressions in Eb Major

Basic and Quick Change blues chord progressions in the key of Eb major using the core 7th chords from the Big Six series of lessons.

Basic Blues Progressions in F Major

Basic and Quick Change blues chord progressions in the key of F major using the core 7th chords from the Big Six series of lessons.

Basic Blues Progressions in G Major

Basic and Quick Change blues chord progressions in the key of G major using the core 7th chords from the Big Six series of lessons.

Basic Movable Form Chords

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

Basic Open Position `Ukulele Chord Chart

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.

Basic Open Position `Ukulele Chord Chart - Baritone Tuning

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

Basic Open Position `Ukulele Chord Chart for Lefties

A core set of basic chords that ALL Ukulele players should know in five common keys: C, G, D, A and E.

Basic Open Position Guitar Chords

Sometimes referred to as cowboy or folk chords.

Basic Open Position Guitar Chords - Standard Tuning

Not to leave our guitar players out of the action here is a chart for basic chords for guitar.

Basic Single Note Drills for `Ukulele

Basic one, two, three and four note single string drills for ukulele for developing finger strength and independence.

Bass `Ukuleles

Four sizes of ukuleles are common: soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone.

Bass for Ukulele Players

Every musician should be able to play a little bass.

Blues Chord Progressions

The twelve bar blues and its many variants use an elongated, three-line form of the I - IV - V progression that has also generated countless hit records, including the most significant output of rock and rollers such as Chuck Berry and Little Richard.

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Bossa Nova

Bossa Nova is a genre of Brazilian music, which developed and was popularized in the 1950s and 1960s and is today one of the best-known Brazilian music genres abroad.

Building a Solid Jazz Chord Foundation for `Ukulele

Commonly called jazz chords, these more sophisticated, contemporary chord voicings find their way into a wide variety of music forms and styles.

C - Open Position and Movable Forms

Open position C and its movable form and variations.

C/Db Movable Form Ukulele Chords

Based on the open position C family of chords.

C7 - Open Position and Movable Forms

Open position C7 and its movable form and variations - Sevenths, Major Sevenths, Minor Sevenths, Diminished, Augmented chords sus and add chords.

Chord a Day, February 10th - A9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 11th - A13

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 12th - A13

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 13th - Bb5add2

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 14th - Csus2

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 15th - Gsus2

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 16th - C13

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 17th - C7b9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 18th - Em7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 19th - G6

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 1st - C#m

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 20th - dim7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 21st - dim7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 22nd - F#m7b5

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 23rd - Asus4

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 24th - A+

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 25th - Cmaj9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 26th - Amaj9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 27th - Am9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 28th - Em9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 29th - ?

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 2nd - F#m

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 3rd - Bbmaj7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 4th - Dsus2

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 5th - F5add9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 6th - C5add9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 7th - G5

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 8th - Gmaj7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, February 9th - Cadd9sus4

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 10th - C7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 11th - D7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 12th - E7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 13th - Gsus4

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 14th - A7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 15th - Fm

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 16th - Cm

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 17th - E

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 18th - C6

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 19th - B7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 20th - D

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 21st - A

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 22nd - Eb

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 23rd - Gm

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 24th - C5

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 25th - Cmaj7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 26th - Emaj7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 27th - Amaj7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 28th - C9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 29th - Am7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 2nd - F

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 30th - Asus4

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 31st - Csus4

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 3rd - G

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 4th - G7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 5th - Dm

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 6th - Em

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 7th - Am

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 8th - Cadd9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, January 9th - Cadd2

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 10th - B7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 11th - Eb7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 12th - Ab7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 13th - Db7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 14th - Ab7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 15th - Db7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 16th - C9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 17th - F9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 18th - G9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 19th - A9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 1st - Bb

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 20th - D9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 21st - E9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 22nd - C13

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 23rd - C13

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 24th - F7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 25th - F7#5

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 26th - F9#5

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 27th - F7b9#5

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 28th - F7b9b5

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 29th - F7#9b5

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 2nd - Bb7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 30th - F7#9#5

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 31st - C13#9

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 3rd - F7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 4th - C7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 5th - G7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 6th - D7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 7th - A7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 8th - E7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord a Day, March 9th - B7

Learn a new Ukulele chord every day of the year.

Chord Alterations

The fifth, ninth, eleventh and thirtheenth of a chord can be altered.

Chord Shapes and Learning `Ukulele Chords

Pick up any chord dictionary, and one thought that should go through your mind is.

Chord Spelling - An Alternate Approach

An alternate approach to determining the chord tones of any chord.

Chord Spelling - Triads

This lesson presents the traditional approach for learning the chord tones of chords with a little twist to make it a bit easier.

Chord String Family Organization

Organizing your “Jazz”, 4-part chords for Ukulele and Guitar.

Chord Substitution on `Ukulele

A chord substitution is when one chord replaces another chord or is used in addition to a current chord.

Chord Switching - Double Stops

Switching chords are all about finger independence and working together.

Classic Endings for `Ukulele

Two Feel, bVImaj7 bIImaj7, Basie Ending, Single, Double and Triple Tags, Chromatic, Take 'A' Train Ending, Shave and a Hair Cut, Lawrence Welk Ending.

Clave

Just what is a Clave?

Clawhammer `Ukulele Basics- Clawhammer Ukulele 2nd Edition

People have asked me about Clawhammer style.

Cm - Open Position and Movable Forms

Open position Cm and its movable form and variations.

Color Tones and Chords

The most important notes or chord tones in a chord are the notes that contribute most to the actual sound or color of the chord.

Common `Ukulele Tunings

Any tuning is possible on a ukulele as long as the ukulele’s construction supports it and a string is available.

Common Chord Progression for Ukulele, C Major

In Western Harmony there is no stronger chord resolution in a major or minor key than then the V chord to the I chord, the dominant to tonic.

Common Chord Progressions

In Western Harmony there is no stronger chord resolution in a major or minor key than then the V chord to the I chord.

Common Chord Progressions

Learning the similarities between chord progressions and songs helps you remember a lot of songs.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of A

Common chord progressions for the key of A.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of Ab

Common chord progressions for the key of Ab.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of B

Common chord progressions for the key of B.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of Bb

Common chord progressions for the key of Bb.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of C Major

Sometimes called the “learning key”, the key of C Major is one of the easiest keys to memorize and begin using.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of C#

Common chord progressions for the key of C#.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of Cb

Using the primary and seconday chords for the key explore these common chord progressions for the key of Cb.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of D

Common chord progressions for the key of D.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of Db

Common chord progressions for the key of Db.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of E

Common chord progressions for the key of E.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of Eb

Common chord progressions for the key of Eb.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of F

Common chord progressions for the key of F.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of F#

Common chord progressions for the key of F#.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of G

Common chord progressions for the key of G.

Common Chord Progressions for the Key of Gb

Common chord progressions for the key of Gb.

Common Jazz Chord Progressions

Common Jazz Chord Progressions - there’s a lot more common between songs than you might think.

Common Progressions, Major Keys

Every wonder why certain chords seem to popup together time and time again?

Comparing the High G and Low G, C Tunings

Exploring the differences in these two common C tunings, both the high G reentrant tuning associated with he ukulele and the low G variation.