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  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – How to Play Major Scales

    March 23rd, 2017 by | No Comments

    On this week’s episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt shows you how to play major scales on your ukulele using a simple movable scale shape along with techniques for fretting and practicing scales that will help you in your ukulele picking and soloing. Check out the link above to view the video, try it out […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – Instant Blues Solos (in 4 Keys!)

    March 16th, 2017 by | No Comments

    This time on Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt shows you how to instantly create blues solos on your ukulele in 4 different keys, just by remembering one amazingly simple concept. Click the link above to check out the video and try it out for yourself – it works! Have a great one & keep strummin’ Aloha, […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – Game of Thrones & Alternating Picking

    March 9th, 2017 by | No Comments

    In this week’s episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about the “Alternating Picking” technique – a super efficient way to pick single notes quickly in succession. He also demonstrates its usefulness by showing you how to play the theme song from Game of Thrones so you can use it to practice this technique on. […]

  • NAMM 2017 (Day 3) Ukulele Underground Coverage!

    March 5th, 2017 by | 1 Comment

    Check out the rest of our 2017 NAMM Show Coverage: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Hey UUers! On Day 3, Aldrine and Kyle head up to the upper floors of NAMM 2017, the largest musical instrument trade show in North America, and find out what’s new in the ukulele world for the […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – How to “Cascade” on Your Uke!

    March 2nd, 2017 by | No Comments

    Hey UUers! On this week’s episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about the “Cascade” technique and how to use it to add embellishments to your ukulele playing! Check out the link above, practice, and try it out for yourself – have a great one & keep strummin’ Aloha, -UU Staff

  • Uke Lesson 111 – I Hear Music (Ka’au Crater Boys)

    March 1st, 2017 by | 3 Comments

    Browse the Full List of UU Song Tutorials Download the TAB for this picking: Hey UUers! As many of you know, we’ve been holding an Aloha Friday Live Jam every Friday (1pm Hawaii Standard Time) on the Ukulele Underground YouTube Channel. It’s a full hour of live music with on-screen chords so you can follow […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – How to do Blues Solos for Ukulele

    February 23rd, 2017 by | 2 Comments

    Hey UUers! On this episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about how to solo and create improvisations over Blues using the concept of “pockets.” Check out the link above and try it out for yourself! Have a great week & keep strummin’ Aloha, -UU Staff

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – Parallel Octaves for Solos

    February 17th, 2017 by | No Comments

    Hey UUers! This time on Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about Parallel Octaves – how to do them and how to use them in your solos to create an interesting technique that blends the sounds of strumming and picking together. Click on the link above to watch the video and let us know what you […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – My Uke Survival Kit

    February 9th, 2017 by | No Comments

    Hey UUers! This week on Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about all of the awesome ukulele accessories that he personally keeps in his ukulele case, uses on a regular basis, and finds useful in the process of playing, practicing, and performing on the ukulele. Check it out and let us know what you think! Aloha, […]

  • NAMM 2017 (Day 2) Ukulele Underground Coverage!

    February 5th, 2017 by | 2 Comments

    Check out the rest of our 2017 NAMM Show Coverage: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Hey UUers! On Day 2, Aldrine and Kyle head up to the main floors of NAMM 2017, the largest musical instrument trade show in North America, to bring you all the awesome ukulele and ukulele-related news from […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – The 3-Finger Tremolo + Malagueña

    February 2nd, 2017 by | No Comments

    Hey UUers! On this episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt explains the 3-Finger Tremolo along with a quick version of Malaguena that you can use it on to make your ukulele playing sound intricate and fancy! Check out the video link above and try out this awesome technique! Aloha, -UU Staff