In this lesson we will learn the You and I ukulele chords. The song, written by Ingrid Michaelson, makes use of chords such as a dom7 chord shape, sus4, and diminished chords.
In this lesson we will learn some basics of ukulele fingerstyle. Fingerstyle is the technique of plucking or picking the strings with the individual fingers of your strum hand. This allows for more intricate piece of music combining harmony (chords) with a melody line. Ukulele fingerstyle often involve playing the notes of a chord individually instead of strumming.
In order to play many songs it is important to learn some ukulele barre chords. In this lesson we will be learning a movable Major barre chord based off of the A Major open chord shape. We also learn a movable Minor barre chord based off of the Am open chord shape. Knowing these chords will allow to play any Major or Minor chord by simply shifting the position and moving up and down the frets.
Chords are made up of 3 or more notes played at the same time. In this lesson we will be learning our first 3 easy ukulele chords. C major, F Major and G Major. These are the easiest chords to learn as a beginner and with these three chords you can play many songs.
In this lesson you will learn the pop country song If I Die Young by the Band Perry. Fairly simple tune.
In this lesson we will be learning Harvest Moon by Neil Young
In this song study lesson we will be covering James Taylor’s Fire and Rain. Great tune with some sing note picking melody lines in the intro.