Fingerpicks, Chunking and Harmony

This week's live lesson gets off to a rocky start as the guys explain why they won't be debuting their latest original songs for the song writing challenge. They recover nicely and spend the majority of the lesson offering tips for chunking and harmony. Aldrine talks about his preference for 3 finger picking, and how he learned how to play harmonies. The guys also discuss the experimental nature of the ukulele, their favorite collaborations, and their upcoming travels.

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Questions Asked this Week:
0:35 The dog ate my song

5:55 Do you use 3 fingers or 4 for picking?

11:50 Have you ever tried metal fingerpicks?

14:35 The free form world of ukulele

24:20 Special Guest Announcement

28:30 How do you chunk? Is it a beginner strum?

37:10 How do you improve accuracy when playing harmonies?

47:50 Tips for thinking about harmony on the ukulele.

References/resources for this video:
UU+ Forums - Live Lesson Challenge #9
Youtube - Pocket Operator

Ukulele 101 - Week 4: Right Hand Techniques (Fingerpicking Basics)

Youtube - James Hill Playing the Ukulele with Chopsticks
Youtube - More James Hill Chopsticks
Youtube - DJ Qbert Explains Scratch Titles
Youtube - G Minor Fleas
TLL Podcast #64 - Knot that Simple

Website - Abe's Ukulele Podcast
Youtube - Ghetto Gospel (2Pac Ft. Elton John)
Youtube - Stan (Eminem Ft Elton John)

Ukulele 101 - Week 8: Rhythm Ear Training (Chunking)
Video - Aldrine helps a UU+ member learn to chunk
Uke Minutes - How to Chunk
Ukulele 101 (Old Version) - How to Chunk
Youtube - Migel Playing Guitar in Coco

Uke Lesson - Brown Eyed Girl
Ukulele Webcam Sessions - Brown Eyed Girl + Harmony
UU+ Solos - Olinda Road
Uke Lesson - Crazy Without You
Ukulele 102 - Week 5: Harmony
Uke Minutes - Harmony
Uke Minutes - C & A String Harmony

Improvement System - Solo Secrets Revealed
Website - SF Summer Uke Fest

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