Accents, Adding Your Signature, and Arranging Songs
On this week's Live Lesson, the guys tackle a couple of student reviews. Aldrine talks about the importance of adding accents, as well as knowing when to hold back. He also offers some of his best advice for arranging a song and taking it to the next level. The guys discuss song writing and adding your signature to both arrangements and original pieces.
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Questions Asked this Week:
2:00 Student Review: Accents
11:35 How do you switch from strumming to fingerpicking smoothly?
18:50 The importance of feeling a song during a performance.
28:45 Student Review: Taking a song to the next level.
35:45 Arranging Duets
43:25 Adding you Signature to a song
53:10 Song Writing Challenge Prize
References/resources for this video:
UU+ Forum - Renee's Student Review
Ukulele Webcam Sessions - The Ultimate Strumming Pattern (Accents)
Ukulele Webcam Sessions - The Most BORING Strum Pattern (Accents)
Full Course - Adding Rhythm and Emphasis
Ukulele 101 - Week 8: Rhythm Ear Training (When to use the Chunk)
Uke Lesson - More Than Words
Whiteboard Request - Dust in the Wind
Uke Minutes - How to Switch Chords on the Ukulele
UU+ Forum - Taking a Song to the Next Level
TLL Podcast #68 – Ukulele Aloha (Featuring Abe)
Website - Song Exploder: Episode 70 Weezer
Youtube - Summer Elaine and Drunk Dori
Youtube - Mr. Brightside
Youtube - Barenaked Ladies Perform 'The Big Bang Theory Theme'