MUC – Learning Links
for Merritt Ukulele Circle Members
Learning Links from Newsletters
Learning to Sing Harmony
Here are a couple of videos to help you learn to sing harmony.
How To Sing One String Harmony
How To Sing Harmony – 3 Top Tips
Pick a song you like, and learn to sing a harmony line in the chorus of the song.
by Ukulele Tricks
by One Music School
Develop Big Ears – Blog Post
Unlock Big Changes in Your Playing with Daniel Ward’s Meditative Arpeggio
“Daytime Moon,“ a Jazzy Ukulele Tune by Victoria Vox and Casey MacGill
Here is an advanced jazz song, if you want to learn some jazz chords.
Notice the ukulele bass being played here, and the additional bottom end it brings to the song.
You can get a copy of the song at this link –
Ukulele Magazine YouTube Channel
In case you did not get a chance to watch a few of the videos from this channel last week, take a few minutes this week.
Check out the Lessons and Tips videos on the second row of the page.
Brad Bordessa – Free Ukulele Links
Brad is a ukulele music major born and raised in Hawaii. I have ordered a few of his courses which have improved my playing, and would recommend looking at his offerings. He also does an ukulele podcast.
In addition to links to his paid material, he provides a wealth of free learning links on his website at this link –
If you don’t mind signing up for future emails, you can get an excellent free 24 minute video lesson from Sarah Maisel and Greg Chee, at the link below.
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
a concert performance by this well polished group
How (and Why) To Use a Pick On A Ukulele – by Daniel Ward
A Huge ukulele Website
This ukulele website is a monster ! It includes a library of over 3500 songs ! These are in pdf format, with the chord graphics, or a second version with no chord graphics.
Also included is an audio file of Dr. Jim Rosokoff performing the song, so you can sing and play along to his audio.
There are a number of other sections for learning different aspects of the ukulele.
The sections for beginner songs are at this link –
Music Theory and what to learn is at this link –
Many of the links are free pdf downloads for you to learn.
Dr. Jim Rosokoff, aka Doctor Uke, is a retired Dermatologist. My hats off to him in creating this monster ukulele website, all for free !
I suggest you take some time going thru this website finding the areas that are most useful to you. While you are there, book mark this website on your browser, so you have it for future use.
Go find one of your favourite songs, learn them, and then do a song for us at a meeting !
Below are a couple of excellent videos from Sarah Maisel & Greg Chee on – Making The Jump from Beginner to Intermediate Ukulele Player.
Somewhere Over The Rainbow / What a Wonderful World
We played this song for the first time at the last meeting. This link above the original version to get familiar with it.
The link below is a playalong video that highlights the strumming pattern.
Beginner Video Series
I found this 75 video series for beginners, if you want to start at the basics.
Ukulele scales and notes.
Download this free pdf file on ukulele scales.
Brad Bordessa Strumming Videos
Brad is a ukulele player who is born and raised in Hawaii. He has a number of books and ebooks for the ukulele. Below are free videos he recently put out, which explains strumming well.
Richard’s blog post titled – Your Finest Musical Hour
Great Ukulele Players Featured Here
This was a 6 hour live event in Hawaii organized by Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel. There are many great ukulele players in this living room style concert. I’d suggest fast forwarding to find some of the great music performed at this event.
Muting & Scratching
I attend this live event two months ago, and learned a lot.
It is on the advanced side, but watch to see and hear how
you can improve your playing over time. Watch here.
Also check out other videos on their YouTube Channel.
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