Rhumba Bass Pattern, Bends, & Disco Ukulele
On this week's Live Lesson, the guys kick things off by exploring the Rhumba bass pattern. Aldrine offers his best advice for improving the quality of bends, and he also talks about some of his ukulele tricks and the inspiration behind them. The guys finish up the lesson by showcasing their original songs. Kahai debuts his "saxsational" acoustic jam, while Aaron and Aldrine play some disco ukulele.
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Questions Asked this Week:
1:45 How do you play a Rhumba bass pattern on the ukulele?
13:05 Learning by listening
19:20 How do you improve the sound of your bends?
23:25 How do you work around other strings when bending a note?
29:20 How did you learn to bend using more than one finger?
30:55 How do you bend the C-String?
33:15 Ukulele Tricks
37:50 Song Writing Challenge
39:05 Aldrine's Song
45:20 Kahai's Song
50:30 Aaron's Song
References/resources for this video:
UU+ Forum - Rhumba bass pattern on ukulele?
Youtube - Stuart Fuchs
Youtube - Only One (Yellowcard)
Uke Lesson - Stand By Me
Youtube - Ku'u Home O Kahalu'u (The video that Alan linked)
Youtube - Drumming in Tahiti
Ukulele Challenge - UKULELE Player VS 14 Year Old KID
Youtube - Evan J De Silva's Channel
Youtube - Steve Vai Bending Notes Lesson
TLL Podcast #59 - Playing in the Dark
Ukulele 102 - Week 8: Bends, Tremolos, and Expression
Uke Minutes - How to Bend a Note
Uke Minutes - Note Bending Exercise
Youtube - Stormy Monday
Youtube - Imua Garza
Master Class - Imua Garza
Youtube - Steve Vai
Youtube - Santana
Youtube - Taimane
Youtube - Aldrine does his slide trick in Japan
Youtube - Steve Vai soloing with his tongue
Youtube - John Mayer Whammy Bar Tricks