Today's Chord

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Today's Chord

Ukulele Chords

Chords, Reference Charts

Handy reference charts for basic chords that form the foundation of of your chord vocabulary on ukulele.

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. As well as the common seventh chords for common keys.

The chart is organized in common keys and covers basic chords in these common 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. The common keys allow you to play quite a few popular songs. There's more in common between songs that your might think.

This chord chart is great for beginners and new members to ukulele clubs.

**Understandably this is one of the most popular and top lesson on the site. Chords are what we do the most on ukulele as you can't know too many chords. But, in the long run, there are far too many chord shapes to memorize all the possible chords. You need to learn a bit about how they are constructed and work to get beyond this basic chart.

Master the chords on this chart and when you venture past the third fret you'll see that it's not as foreign chord territory as you might have thought.

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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. 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.

This chart is great for new members of ukulele clubs and is organized into common keys of the songs that are most popular played at ukulele jams.

Understandably this is one of the most popular lessons on the site. Chords are what you do the most on ukulele.

Master these open position chords and when you venture past the third fret you will see that it's not as foreign chord territory as you might have thought.

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Core Ukulele Chords - Sevenths

These chords are movable chord forms based on core 4-part seventh chords and triads with duplicated and/or omitted notes.

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Basic Open Position `Ukulele Chord Chart - Baritone Tuning

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

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Learning the Fingerboard

These reference charts along with the Learning the Fingerboard series of books will have knowing the notes of the ukulele neck like it's you native tongue.

Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - C Tuning Fingerboard Chart

The natural, flat and sharp note names of the ukulele fingerboard in C tuning, low or high G.

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Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard - G Tuning Fingerboard Chart

The natural, flat and sharp note names of the ukulele fingerboard in G tuning, low or high D. Common on the baritone ukulele and can also be used on a tenor ukulele.

G tuning, the low D variant is the same as the thin-high four open strings as the guitar in standard tuning. This allows guitar player to transition to ukulele with little effort. However, there are some in the ukulele community that thing “Why not just play the guitar?”

G tuning with a high is one of the tunings that jazz ukulele legend Lyle Ritz uses.

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Standard Music Notation

Fingerboard Charts in Standard Music Notation

Natural, Sharp and Flat Notes of the Ukulele Fingerboard - C Tuning, low and high “G”.

Natural, Sharp and Flat Notes of the `Ukulele Fingerboard - C Tuning

Standard music notation, the natural, sharp and flat notes of the ukulele fingerboard for C tuned ukuleles. Covers both high C and low G tuning variations.

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