Urkel, Bach, Muscle Memory, and Country Songs

What do Vegas, BBQ Sauce, and PipiKaula have to do with country music? Watch the podcast to find out. The guys are back this week to answer questions, review some students, and unveil their latest songs. A member asks the guys if learning songs will become faster, and once you learn a song how do you memorize it? This leads into a look behind the scenes of the UU+ Solos, and adding your own style to a song. The team gives advice for someone who's almost there, and someone who should maybe take a break. The podcast is topped off with the guys showing their "Country Songs".

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Questions Asked this Week:
0:00 Is Mike a regular cast member at this point?

3:40 Will the Time it takes to learn new songs get faster with Practice?

12:50 Do you remember the notes of a song or do you use muscle memory?

19:00 UU+ Solos and Adding your own notes

29:40 Will's Student Review: Strumming all the Way through

36:35 Wesley's Student Review: Playing Dynamically and Taking a Break

45:00 Songwriting Challenge #18
Guideline:
Key of D

Optional Bonuses:
Country
Paniolo
Jingle

Due Date: June 18th

48:35 Aldrine's Song

54:15 Kahai's Song

57:20 Aaron's Song

References/resources for this video:

TLL Podcast #103 – Swimming with Jazz Sharks (Mike's Last Podcast)
Youtube - Steve Urkel
TLL Podcast #108 – Campanella with aNueNue
Aloha Friday - May 29, 2020 Jam Replay (Aldrine Explains the Loose Shaka)

Youtube - Bach's Cello Suite No. 1
UU+ Solos - BodySurfing
UU+ Solos - Hanalei Moon
Ukulele 102 – Week 4: Chord Families
Ukulele 102 – Mid Way Review (Chord Progressions)

Songs Made Easy - I'm Yours
Youtube - I'm Yours
Whiteboard Request - Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Webcam Sessions - Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Youtube - Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Uke Lesson - Wagon Wheel
Songs Made Easy - Wagon Wheel
Youtube - Wagon Wheel
Youtube - Hey Soul Sister

TLL Podcast #108 – Campanella with aNueNue
TLL Podcast #63 – The Loco Moco Episode (Campanella Explained)
Youtube - John King playing Bach Prelude
Youtube - Dr. Bryon Yasui and Jake Explaining Campanella

Ukulele 102 - Week 3: Major and Minor Scales
Music Theory – Week 2: Major Scales
Music Theory – Week 3: Minor Scales
Uke Minutes - Major Scales
Uke Minutes - Minor Scales and Chords
Uke Minutes - Scale Exercise 1
Uke Minutes - Scale Exercise 2
Uke Minutes - Left Hand Major Scale Exercises
Uke Minutes - Left Hand Minor Scale Exercises

UU+ Solos - BodySurfing
Song Library - UU+ Solos
UU+ Solos - Hanalei Moon
UU+ Solos - Satin Doll
Youtube - Abe Lagrimas Jr.
Youtube - Benny Chong and Abe
Ukulele 102 – Week 6: Chord Inversions & Extensions

UU+ Solos - Frosty the Snowman
Uke Lesson - Can't Help Falling in Love
Uke Lesson - Bring Me Your Cup (Rake Technique)
Uke Lesson - Europa
Uke Lesson - Little Wing

TLL Podcast #107 – Do Straps Make the Player? (Will's Last Student Review)
UKulele 100 - Lesson 1 (Learn the Pulse Upstrum)
Ukulele 101 – Week 8: Rhythm Ear Training (Learn the Chunk)
Uke Minutes - How to Chunk
TLL Podcast #65 – Chunking and Harmony

UU+ Solos - Fur Elise
UU+ Solos – Canon in D
UU+ Solos – Minuet in G
UU+ Solos – A Little Night Music

UU+ Forum - Live Lesson Songwriting Challenge Megathread (Post Songs Here)
TLL Podcast #106 – As Easy As Whistling (Setting the Challenge)
UU+ Solos – Super Mario Bros 3 Overworld 1 Theme
Uke Lesson - Super Mario Bros.

Wikipedia - Pipikaula
Youtube - Oh! Darling
Youtube - What's Going On
TLL Podcast #44 – More than one Way to String a Uke (Pua Ting Story)
K-Town Heroes Podcast – Episode 8: Worst Gig Ever (Pua Ting Story)
Wikipedia - Virtual Studio Technology
Youtube - View From Heaven
Youtube - Blowin' in the Wind
Youtube - Just Another Day in Paradise
Song Library - Country Songs

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

Aloha Friday Jam Live
Aloha Friday Jam Replays

Post Videos to Student Review
Live Lesson Questions in the UU+ Forum
Send Questions to Questions@ukuleleunderground.com
Call in Questions to our TLL Voicemail: (650)761-0989

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