Changes, Strumming, and Song Writing

On this week's Live Lesson, the guys discuss some of the changes coming to UU. They explain their motivations behind those changes, and how they believe it will help members in the long run. Aldrine and Aaron also share their songs from the latest song writing challenge. Aldrine debuts his first challenge song that include lyrics, while Aaron wows us yet again with a Ka'au inspired tune.

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Questions Asked this Week:
1:50 Fingers getting stuck during up-strums.

9:05 The new Uke Lessons

13:40 Trying things outside of your comfort zone and playing with others

18:05 The problem with strum patterns

23:55 Manny chimes in

29:35 Why we're changing the way we teach

38:40 Learning through mistakes

41:25 How do drummers learn rhythm patterns?

48:30 Aldrine's Song (Sunny Side)

53:20 Aaron's Song

55:05 Why is that ukulele retired?

1:06:50 Why did you change the tuning for your song?

References/resources for this video:
Full Course - Ukulele 101
UU+ Fourms - Marc's Post (How to Make a Jazzy Anime Song)
Youtube - Kahai's Song

Live 1 on 1 Coaching - Aldrine helps Chris learn to Chunk

Live Lesson - Replay (The difference between practice vs playing)

PBS - Jake's Drum Strum

Youtube - How J Dilla humanized his MPC3000

Website - The Sleeping Giant
Youtube - All I Have to Off You is Me (Crystal Chandelier)
Youtube - Molokai on my Mind

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