Lesson Description

Use Sustain (with Amazing Grace)

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This week on Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about sustain and how a small change to your playing, can make a big difference in sound. He uses the opening lines of "Amazing Grace" to demonstrate how sustain can make your playing sound fuller and smoother.

Matt's talked about this subject in the past. He explained how the use of open strings can also increase your sustain. To learn more, check out Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Ep.52) – The BIGGEST Weakness!

If you want to learn the rest of Matt's arrangement of Amazing Grace, check out his Full Tutorial! For a different take on the song, check out our Amazing Grace - Uke Lesson. Aldrine uses fingerpicking, hammer-pulls, ghost notes, and like Matt, he also utilizes sustain.

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