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Ukulele Doodling - The Power of the Triad + One!
Published: 2014-06-21 11:58:45

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

7 Lessons in the “Ukulele Doodling - The Power of the Triad + One!” Series

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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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Improvising Using Major Triads Plus One Note

Using Major Triad Arpeggios - Plus One for Creating Melodic Solos.

With chord tones, the notes of a chord playing a predominant role in writing melodies and in improvised melodies. The triad plus one additional note is a great melodic device for creating melodies - either written or improvised.

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Exploring Major Triads Plus One - Fingering Solutions 1 2 3 5

Exploring the triads plus one series is best done using the QuickStart series format and the fingering principles from my book The Six Secrets of Ukulele Fingering.

The QuickStart series format single fingering solution for starting on each finger on strings four, three, two and one.

Using the fingering principles from my book The Six Secrets of Ukulele Fingering allows you to explore scales, arpeggios, intervals and sequences from every finger-every strings, creating multiple pathways through any single note passage.

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Improvising Using Minor Triads Plus One Note

Using Minor Triad Arpeggios - Plus One for Creating Melodic Solos.

With chord tones, the notes of a chord playing a predominant role in writing and in and improvised melodies. The triad plus one additional note is a great melodic device for creating melodies - either written or improvised.

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Improvising Using Diminished Triads Plus One Note

Using Diminished Triad Arpeggios - Plus One for Creating Melodic Solos.

With chord tones, the notes of a chord playing a predominant role in writing melodies and in improvised melodies. The triad plus one additional note is a great melodic device for creating melodies - either written or improvised.

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Improvising Using Augmented Triads Plus One Note

Using Augmented Triad Arpeggios - Plus One for Creating Melodic Solos.

With chord tones, the notes of a chord playing a predominant role in writing melodies and in improvised melodies. The triad plus one additional note is a great melodic device for creating melodies - either written or improvised.

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Improvising Using Major Triads Plus Flat Seventh

Building on the Major Triad Arpeggios - Plus One for Creating Melodic Solos lesson you can add a b7 to a major triad for a 4-part Seventh chord.

With chord tones, the notes of a chord playing a predominant role in writing melodies and in improvised melodies. The triad plus one additional note is a great melodic device for creating melodies - either written or improvised.

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