On this week's live lesson, Aldrine talks about how to strum without hitting your finger, fingerpicking while singing, and what fingers to use when picking. Also discussed is Re-entrant tuning, using picks, and how to shape your nails for playing.
This Week's Challenge:
Uke Minutes - Singing and Fingerpicking at the Same Time
Last Week's Challenge:
Uke Minutes - Singing and Playing at the Same Time
Ask Questions and Discuss the Weekly Challenge Here
Questions Asked this Week:
2:40 What is the best way to shape nails for the uke?
7:20 How do I strum without hitting my finger on the side of the ukulele?
14:05 How to strum for a beginner.
24:10 Fingerpicking and singing at the same time.
36:05 Do you pick in the same place as you strum?
40:00 How many fingers do you use to fingerpick?
42:15 What is re-entrant G?
43:50 Do you ever use a pick?
48:40 Do you mostly use the C-E-A strings while picking?
49:25 Why do you prefer high G?
51:20 Whats special about the ukulele that I can use while playing with guitar players?
References/resources for this video:
Uke Minutes - Tips for a Clean Strum
Strumming and Switching Chords - Full Course
How to Strum - Lesson
Uke Minutes - In to Out Picking
Barre Chords and Fingerpicking - Full Course
Uke Got Mail - Low G or High G
Uke Minutes - Ghost Notes
Uke Minutes - How to Chunk on the Ukulele
Uke Minutes - How to Roll on the Ukulele