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Today's Chord

Learn a New Ukulele Chord Each Day of 2017!!!
Today's Chord a Day, March 23rd - C13

Each day of 2017 there’s a new chord you can learn and add to your chord vocabulary. First time here? Start with the January 1st chord.

Today's Chord

Quick List View of ALL 65 Lessons Series

Tags: Advanced, Chords and Progressions

Quick List View of ALL 65 Lesson Series

Tags: Advanced, Chords and Progressions

Alternating Thumb Fingerpicking on Ukulele

The common alternating thumb and two finger strumming style utilizing the thumb, index and middle fingers.

Basic Ukulele Chords Charts

The basic chords ALL ukulele players should know.

Building Your Core Strums for Ukulele

Rhythm is in-separately linked to strums.

Chord Switching, Double Stop Drills for Ukulele

Switching chords is all about finger independence and working together.

Common Chord Progressions and Remembering Songs

There's a lot more in common between songs than one might think.

Cool Chords

Those crazy chords you won't find in a chord dictionary, software, or chord chart.

Core Ukulele Chords - The Big Six

From four F7 chord voicings or shapes, your can build your massive 4-part, a.k.a., “jazz” chord vocabulary.

Exploring Improvisation Using Tetrachords

Traditionally, a tetrachord is a series of four tones filling in the interval of a perfect fourth.

Getting Started Series of `Ukulele Lessons

This series of lessons is intended to take a beginning ukulele player, just Getting Started through the basics.

Harmonic Analysis for Scale and Chord Selection

Harmonic Analysis is the process used to determine the harmonic function of chords.

Key Signatures - C Major

A key signature is a summary of the sharps or flats in a Major or it's relative Natural Minor scale.

Learning the Ukulele Fingerboard

This series takes a step-by-step approach to finally learning the fingerboard.

Modular Phonetic Rhythm by Chuck Anderson

Streamlines the traditional educational approach, resulting in a reflexive reaction to rhythm.

Reading Music on Ukulele - Primer

Learning to read standard music notation is really, really easy.

Six Essential Ukulele Scales

Based on the fingering principles from my series of books in the QuickStart Scale and Arpeggio Fingerings.

Triads - Traditional and Contemporary Triads

A triad is a three note chord.

Types of Chords Available on Ukulele

Organizing your Ukulele chords.

Ukulele Fingering Gymnastics - Basic

Develops your finger independence, strength and motor skills.

Ukulele Strums - Getting Started

Rhythm is in-separately linked to strums.

Understanding Intervals

An interval is the distance between two notes.

Just browsing over both books, they look fantastic! I'm a guitarist and uke player for over 25 years and was thinking about writing a ukulele book but you've already written what I think are the best, most comprehensive and thorough books I've ever seen for the instrument. I just might end up buying every book you've written and I'll be giving my highest recommendation for your books to my friends and students. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such great books! — Peter Rhee

Aloha, Curt, All I can say is WOW! What you have accomplished is simply incredible! All the best — Glen Hirabayashi, The Aloha Boys

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I can highly recommend Curt's Uke books — I have four of them and they are excellent. — fatveg — Portland

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