I Love You Strums, Tapping, Triplet Strums, and the Ukulele Underground Retreat
This week, Aldrine starts with a story about his middle finger, and how he improvised the "I Love You Strum" to save his middle finger. He then shows how to Tap and how he does the Triplet strums. The guys(most of them) show their songs, and they make a big announcement for the first Ukulele Underground Retreat.
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Questions Asked this Week:
1:10 Aldrine's "Middle Finger" Story
3:05 The "I Love You" Strum
9:35 Can you show Tapping?
14:05 Why you want to push down when Tapping.
16:50 Does your fretting hand pull off when you tap?
21:50 The Ukulele Underground Retreat
26:35 If there a focus to the Retreat?
30:00 Will there be Kulolo at the Retreat?
31:45 What is Kulolo?
35:05 Could you demonstrate Triplet strums?
39:00 Song Writing Challenge Guidelines:
Key of F
I, vi, IV, V
F, Dm, Bb, C
(Not in this order & Can Use other Chords)
Reference actual cheese
Topic - Leaving Home
40:10 Aldrine's Song - Hill Side Shuffle
45:15 Kahai's dog ate his song
47:10 Aaron's Song - Babybel
56:15 Song Writing Challenge Prize
58:55 More Retreat Info
References/resources for this video:
Youtube - Amy Yamashiro
Instagram - Amy's Band
Ukulele 102 - Week 6: Advanced Strumming Techniques and Patterns
Youtube - Abe Lagrimas Jr
Ukulele Challenge - Abe, Sarah, Craig & Aldrine Playing Ukulele Charades
Uke Lesson - Space Suits
UU+ Forum - Live Lesson Challenge #11 (Post Your Songs Here)
Website - Ukulele Picnic