Lesson Description

The Left Hand Mute

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On this week's episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about his approach to the Left Hand Mute. He shares his trick to help keep the feel of the technique consistent from chord to chord. And Matt's timing couldn't be better. Our newest Uke Lesson - "Feel It Still" by Portugal. The Man utilizes the left hand mute a lot! So be sure to check it out for the perfect opportunity to practice your left hand mutes while rocking out.

To see how Matt uses left hand mutes in different strumming patterns, check out his Jazz and Swing Strumming Course. If you want to see how Aldrine approaches mutes, be sure to check out our Uke Minutes on Left Hand Mutes and Pinky Mutes. And if you want to take your mute game to the next level, check out Ukulele 102 - Week 7: Mutes & Parallel Octaves, where Aldrine covers a variety of mutes in much more detail.

If you haven't seen Matt's Webcam Session about chunking, you can check it out here: Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Ep.21) – How to Get a “Chunkier” Chunk.


For more from Matt, check out his Ultimate Ukulele Strumming Course in the Ukulele Underground Marketplace.


  1. Thank you! Love your strumming sessions. You teach so clearly. I’m always so glad to see when you have an answer to my uku challenges.

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