Private Lessons, Ear Training, and Harmonics

On this week's lesson, the guys answer a couple of live questions from the chat. First Aldrine talks a bit about UU's Private Lessons, and offers a couple of tips for making the most of this resource. Next the guys share their input on ear training and figuring out songs. They quickly discuss supporting and holding the ukulele, before moving on to harmonics and tips for playing them. Aldrine wraps up the lesson by covering a few of the common questions he gets during private lessons.

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Questions Asked this Week:
1:20 How private lessons work, and tips for making the most of private lessons.

13:50 Ear Training

26:00 Supporting the ukulele during open chords.

32:30 Do harmonics work on any ukulele?

41:25 Can you talk about artificial harmonics?

47:50 Common questions on Private Lessons.

49:00 Am I doing chunking/rolls right?

57:35 What's the difference between 1 on 1 coaching vs private lessons?

References/resources for this video:
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Ukulele Challenge - Fool (Cavetown)
Ukulele Challenge - Megalovania (Undertale)

Ukulele 101 - Week2: Basic Ear Training
Youtube - Abe Lagrimas Jr.
TLL Podcast #46 - Uke Festivals and Beer (w. Ben Anderson)
Full Course - Ukulele 100
Library - Songs Made Easy
Absolute Beginner Course - How to Hold Your Ukulele
Basic Strum Course - How to Hold Your Ukulele
Uke Minutes - How to Hold Your Ukulele
Ukulele Webcam Session - Am I Holding My Ukulele Right?
Ukulele 101 - Week 7: Chords, Chords, Chords (Aldrine covers Barre Chords)
Whiteboard Request - Jammin

Ukulele Webcam Sessions - How to Play Harmonics

Facebook - Andy Miles
Aloha Friday Jam/Concert - Tiny Uke Solo
Youtube - Mike Hind

Uke Minutes - Artificial Harmonics
Uke Minutes - One Handed Harmonics
Uke Lesson - Koke'e
Aloha Friday Jam - Replay (Aldrine solos during Koke'e using artificial harmonics)
Youtube - Van Halen Eruption Solo
Youtube - Joe Satriani (Surfing with the Alien)

Ukulele 101 - Week 8: Rhythm Ear Training (Chunking)
Uke Minutes - How to Chunk-
Video - Aldrine helps a UU+ member with his chunking
Ukulele 101 - Week 4: Right Hand Techniques (The Roll)
Uke Minutes - How to Roll
Youtube - Who Am I?

TLL Podcast #48 - Take a Chance (The guys talk more about song selections for lessons)

Download Zoom software to participate in 1 on 1 Coaching
Book a Private Lesson with Aldrine

Live Lesson Podcast Archive
Old Live Lesson Archive (August 7th, 2014 - March 1st, 2018)

Aloha Friday Jam Live
Aloha Friday Jam Replays

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