Ukulele Genres, Following Grooves, and Lo-fi Jamming
Do, or Do Not Groove, there is no try. A famous, small, green man once said these words, but this week, we are diving in to Groove. For the first Friday Podcast, the UU gang discusses what Genres are suited for ukulele, and what genres are overlooked on ukulele. When someone asks if they will get used to calluses on their fingers, the team argues the benefits of calluses, and gives some suggestions if you want to avoid them. Aldrine and Aaron demonstrate finding and following the Groove. The boys give tips for learning the notes on your fretboard, and how you can apply it to your playing. Aldrine shows off his nails and discloses his strict nail regiment. The podcast is topped off with tips for jamming to Lo-fi.
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Questions Asked this Week:
0:00 First Friday Podcast
3:35 What Genre is suited for Ukulele?
6:55 What is an overlooked Genre on Ukulele?
14:25 Will I ever get used to Calluses?
20:50 How do you know what to strum for different songs?
22:45 Following Groove Example
27:30 Finding the Groove (with or without your Ukulele)
37:20 If you mess up, how do you get back in the groove?
41:20 How do you learn the notes on your fretboard?
43:10 Applying fretboard knowledge to playing (Figuring out Inversions)
47:25 How Long are Aldrine's Nails, and how does he maintain them?
51:45 Lo-fi Jamming Tips
56:30 Playing Chords without Knowing their names
1:01:00 Using Pentatonic Scales to Pick
1:04:35 What is Lo-fi?
1:07:40 Come back in two weeks for another podcast
References/Resources for this video:
TUUP #39 - Mics Vs Pickups (Explaining the Live Stream Change)
Uke Lesson - Drop Baby Drop
Uke Lesson - Tropical Hawaiian Day
Youtube - Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl
Aloha Friday - Archived Streams
UU - Calendar
UU+ - Hawaiian Ukulele
Uke Minutes Course - Hawaiian, Reggae, Flamenco Techniques
Song Library - Hawaiian Songs
Uke Lesson - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown (Jim Croce)
Uke Lesson - Fire and Rain (James Taylor)
Uke Lesson - Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran)
Song Library - Reggae Songs
TLL Podcast #129 – Song Practice Routine (Finding the Groove)
TLL Podcast #118 – Groovy Karaoke (Playing with Groove)
Youtube - Feel the Rhythm, Feel the Rhyme
Uke Lesson - Europa
Youtube - Do or Do not, There is no Try
Improvement System - Mastering Your Fretboard
Uke Minutes - Major Scales
Uke Minutes - Minor Scales and Chords
Ukulele 102 – Week 3: Major and Minor Scales
Live Seminar - Matching Chords and Scale Positions with Neal Chin
Ukulele 102 – Week 6: Chord Inversions & Extensions
Uke Minutes - Power Chords
Uke Lesson - Wahine `Ilikea (with Kawika and Kaui)
TLL Podcast #94 – Uke Teachers Tier List (Nails and Replacements)
TLL Podcast #100 – Favorite Memories (Option if you can't grow nails)
TUUP #13 - Who’s that Jakémon? (ft. Jake Shimabukuro)
Uke Minutes - Movable Major 7th Chords
Improvement System - Essential Chords Course 2 (7th and Maj7 Chords)
UU+ Solos - Guava Jam
Songs Made Easy – Sunday Morning (in C)
Aloha Friday - November 5, 2021 Jam Replay (Sunday Morning in A)
Uke Minutes - Major Pentatonic Scales
Uke Minutes - Minor Pentatonic Scales
Ukulele Blues University - Week 1: Pentatonic Scales
Uke Minutes - Chromatic Scales
Improvement System - Solo Secrets Revealed