Lesson Description

This Week, Aldrine talks about Nail Length, Basics of Strumming and Keeping Time, and Tuning to different Hertz. Also discussed are Different Nail Alternatives, Reggae Strumming, Different Ukulele Tunings, and Picking with your thumb vs your pointer finger.

This Weekk's Challenge:
Uke Minutes - Rhythm and Timing

Last Week's Challenge:
Uke Minutes - How to Hold Multiple Strings with One Finger
Uke Minutes - How to Hold the E Chord

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Questions Asked this Week:
2:25 Can you talk about your nail length for picking?

10:20 Truck backing up (Beep Beep Beep)

10:30 Do you use fake nails?

17:25 Can you talk about pick guards?

19:45 Where do you attach your strap?

22:40 Rhythm and Timing

32:35 Can you demonstrate a reggae strum?

35:10 Is reggae on the upbeat?

40:40 How do you play louder?

43:20 What is the difference between tuning 440 and 432?

48:25 What is low G tuning?

49:45 What finger do you use to pick?

50:40 Can you talk about baritone tuning?

References/resources for this video:
Alaska Pik
Stewmac Pickguards
Uke Minutes - Using Thumb Picks
Uke Minutes - Using Flat Picks
Uke Minutes - Shaping Thumb Picks
Kalei's Masterclass
Bryan Toletino

Singing and Playing Course
Matt Dahlberg's Website
Ask Ukulele Underground: Helpful Tips for Strumming and Singing at the Same Time
Uke Minutes - Pinky Mute
Uke Minutes - Advanced Reggae Strumming
Uke Minutes - Advanced Reggae Strumming 2

Ultimate Beginner DVD - How to Use a Tuner
Uke Minutes - How to Tune Your Ukulele
Diagram showing the tunings of Bass, Guitar, Baritone and Ukulele
Podcast Interview with James Hill

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