Slash Chords, Piano, Low to High G, & U-Bass

This Week is all about Low G. The boys spend most of the podcast answering questions about translating tabs from High G to Low G. They also discuss Aaron's personal Low G ukulele, and playing Slash Chords (using a Low G). Next, a member has asks about adapting Piano Music to Ukulele. This leads nicely to Aldrine talking about Jake's song, Piano Forte, and his story about playing with Jake. We can officially announce that Jake will be on the podcast in two weeks (May 6th), so if you have any question for him, send them in to The team also reminds everyone about the next UU Open Mic, and the Allegheny Ukulele Soiree. Before revealing their Mad Libs songs, the guys give feedback on a U-Bass Student Review.

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Questions Asked this Week:
0:00 It's Aloha Thursday, You Know What that Means

3:00 How do you translate High G tabs to Low G?

6:45 Guava Jam Low G Translation

8:50 High G vs Low G Chords

12:25 Tip: Focus on the C, E, and A String

20:10 Is there any differences with the Fluke Ukulele compared to regular Ukuleles?

21:55 What are Slash Chords?

28:00 How would you translate Piano Music to Ukulele?

30:40 Jake's Piano Forte

34:10 Send in Questions for Jake, May Open Mic coming up, Allegheny Ukulele Soiree

47:10 Renee's U-Bass Student Review

55:25 Songwriting Challenge #27
Use any of these mad libs and fill in the (Blanks)
(Blanks) V I
I vi (Blanks) V
My Dog Has (Blanks)

Due Date: April 29th

56:15 Aldrine's Song (My Dog has Groove)

1:01:10 Kahai's Song (My Dog has Fingers)

1:04:30 Aaron's Song (My Dog had buss up Everybody's Slippa)

References/Resources for this video:
Aloha Friday - April 16, 2021 Jam Replay (Last Week's Jam)
Uke Lesson - Tropical Hawaiian Day (Trop)
Uke Lesson - Drop Baby Drop (or Drop)

UU Course - Musical Notation and Direction
Uke Minutes - How to Read Tabs
TLL Podcast #127 – Low High Afternoon Sky (Low G Talk)
Uke Minutes - High G Pull Off

UU+ Solos - Guava Jam
Youtube - Guava Jam (Original Sunday Manoa)
Ukulele 102 – Week 6: Chord Inversions & Extensions
Uke Lesson - Wonderful Tonght

TLL Podcast #108 – Campanella with aNueNue
UU+ Solos - Chocolate Fontaines (Campanella Song)
Live Seminars - Deconstructing Chord Melodies
Song Library - UU+ Solos

Uke Lesson - Europa
Youtube - Ohta-San & Herb Ohta Jr.
Youtube - Europa (Herb Ohta Jr.)
Youtube - Europa (Pure Heart)

Website - Fluke Ukuleles
TLL Podcast #123 – No Excuses (Aaron's Fluke)
Musician's Friends - Applause Tenor Ukulele
TLL Podcast #63 – The Loco Moco Episode (Slash Chords)
Uke Lesson - Leave the Door Open (Last Play-Along)

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

Youtube - Piano Forte (Jake and Bruce)
Masterclass - Bruce Shimabukuro
Youtube - Piano Forte (Jake and Aldrine)

UU+ Forum - Post Questions for Jake
TLL Podcast #21 – The Book of Jake
UU Open Mic - Zoom Link (May 6th)
Facebook - Ukulele Friends Podcast (Jake's Podcast)

Facebook - Allegheny Ukulele Soiree
Website - Allegheny Ukulele Soiree
Live Seminar - How to Make a Song Big (with Neal)
Live Seminar - Chord and Scale Positions (with Neal)

Website - Ukulele Festival Hawaii
Youtube - Craig and Sarah
Live Seminar - Intro to Jazz (with Craig and Sarah)
Duos - Craig and Sarah
Master Class - Bridging the Gap (with Craig)
Master Class - Bridging the Gap II (with Craig)

Youtube - Aldrine Playing Bass
Website - Magic Fluke Short Scale Bass
Youtube - How do you get that thicc bass tone? (Adam Neely)

TUUP#9 - Finding the FUN Element (Setting the Challenge)
UU+ Forum - Songwriting Challenge Megathread (Submit Your Songs Here)

Pdf Printout - Circle of Fifths & Chord Family
Youtube - How to Use and Make the Circle of Fifths
Pdf Printout - All Musical Notes and Major Scales
Uke Minutes - Chord Families
Music Theory – Week 7: Chord Families
Ukulele 102 – Week 4: Chord Families

TLL Podcast #138 – The Final Live Lesson ('A'ali'i kū makani Uke)
Youtube - Home (Philip Philips)
Youtube - Wilson Philips

Youtube - Steven Universe
Whiteboard Request - Everything Stays
Youtube - Pixel Galaxy
Uke Lesson - Say it Aint So

Youtube - Ponchoman
Youtube - Menehune Beach Bum Boogie (Wake Up in the Morning)
TLL Podcast #41 – Ch-Ch-Changes (Aaron's Wake Up Song)

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

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