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Slide Gymnastics for Ukulele

Beyond the basic four fret fingering position, it's on to the remaining fingering principles for navigating the fingerboard. The first in the series is the Slide.

Using the Slide fingering principle from the Six Secerts of Ukulele Finger to navigate the ukulele fingerboard.

Slide is used when the passage can not be played within a single 4 fret span or when more notes per string are needed to produce a particular effect.

PUBLISHED: Jan 1, 2003 UPDATED: Jan 1, 2003 • VIEWS: 5 • SERIES CODE: UL08-6SUF2

3 Lessons in the “Slide Gymnastics for Ukulele” Series

Two Finger Slide Fingering Drills for `Ukulele • Updated: Jul 23, 2013

Slide is used when the passage can not be played within a single 4 fret span or when more notes per string are needed to produce a particular effect. It’s also used in situations where a gradually ascending or descending diagonal motion best solves the physical and musical demands of the passage.

The following two finger gymnastics will aide in the development of the physical skills to effectively incorporate the slide fingering principle into your playing.

Three Finger Slide Fingering Drills for `Ukulele • Updated: Jul 23, 2013

Slide is used when the passage can not be played within a single 4 fret span or when more notes per string are needed to produce a particular effect. It’s also used in situations where a gradually ascending or descending diagonal motion best solves the physical and musical demands of the passage.

The following three finger gymnastics will aide in the development of the physical skills to effectively incorporate the slide fingering principle into your playing.

Four Finger Slide Fingering Drills for Ukulele • Updated: Jun 23, 2014

Slide is used when the passage can not be played within a single 4 fret span or when more notes per string are needed to produce a particular effect. It’s also used in situations where a gradually ascending or descending diagonal motion best solves the physical and musical demands of the passage.

The following four finger gymnastics will aide in the development of the physical skills to effectively incorporate the slide fingering principle into your playing.

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