Chord Extensions, Natural Strumming, and Aladdin?

On this week's Live Lesson, the guys explore rhythm and natural strumming. First, Aldrine answers a question about using chord substitutions to add color to chord melodies. Another question about extracting strumming patterns from picking patterns, leads the guys to discuss natural strumming, internal rhythm, and polyrhythms. They take a couple of detours along the way, but it wouldn't be TLL without at least one offbeat tangent.

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Questions Asked this Week:
2:35 Chord substitutions and extensions for chord melodies.

14:55 Do you have any recommendations for good chord books?

25:10 How do you extract a strumming pattern from a picking pattern?

41:50 Do you have any suggestions for strumming books? (Natural Strumming)

54:05 Aldrine gets put to the test with a strumming exercise.

1:01:10 Staying on beat with faster rhythms vs slower rhythms.

References/resources for this video:
Ukulele 102 - Week 6: Chord Inversions & Extensions
Music Theory - Week 6: Simple Chord Extensions
Webcam Sessions - Figuring Out Chord Inversions
Ukulele 102 (Old Version) - Week 9: Alternate Chords
UU+ Solos - Yellow Bird
UU+ Solos - Island Style
Youtube - Jacob Collier explains One Concept in 5 levels of Difficulty
Improvement System - Essential Chords 2
Seminar - Intro to Jazz Ukulele with Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel

Amazon - Treasury of Ukulele Chords (Roy Sakuma)
TLL Podcast #2 - The Vintage Ukulele Episode (Aldrine's Bryan Tolentino Story)

Ukulele 101 - Week 8: Rhythm Ear Training (Listening for Strumming Patterns)
Seminar - How to Strum Anything
Aloha Friday Jams - Replays
Song Library - Songs Made Easy
Uke Lesson - Ka Uluwehi O Ke Kai
Youtube - Raiatea Helm and Bryan Tolentino (Opposite Strums)
Youtube - What Makes John Bonham Such a Good Drummer?
Youtube - Pass the Goddamn Butter
Youtube - Jacob Collier's Song with Polyrhythms

Amazon - Jumpin Jim's Ukulele Masters (Lyly Ritz)

Uke Lesson - Europa
TLL Podcast #25 - String Me Along (Aldrine's Whitney Huston Impression)
Youtube - The Ultimate Musician's Test

Download Zoom software to participate in 1 on 1 Coaching
UU+ Forum - Private Lessons Beta Testing

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