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The Ukulele Academy: Play Music Today! (2020 Update)

Andrew Smith, Music. Today.

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50 Lessons (2h 12m)
    • 1. Welcome to The Ukulele Academy!

      1:39
    • 2. Two Helpful Tips as We Start

      2:38
    • 3. What's with the BEARD?!?

      0:36
    • 4. Get a Grip on Your Ukulele

      1:14
    • 5. You are More Like Your Ukulele than You Think (Hint: think anatomy...)

      2:12
    • 6. You've NEVER Thought about Music like THIS!

      1:12
    • 7. The Written Note

      1:42
    • 8. Scaling to New Heights

      3:14
    • 9. How to FINALLY Get Your Ukulele Tuned!

      4:44
    • 10. Not All Tuning is Created Equal (Are you doing it right?)

      7:42
    • 11. The Easiest Lecture in the Course (It's as Easy as 1,2,3...)

      0:50
    • 12. Don't Fret over Finding Frets!

      4:40
    • 13. Notes vs. Chords - What's the Difference?

      3:59
    • 14. How to Play Music YOU Find on the Ukulele

      2:17
    • 15. "Rhythm for Dummies"

      2:48
    • 16. The BEST Way to Down Strum

      4:22
    • 17. Playing Off-Beat with Up Strums

      2:03
    • 18. SHADOW Strumming?!?

      2:16
    • 19. How to Accent your Playing

      6:15
    • 20. What Your Left Hand ACTUALLY Does When You Play

      4:23
    • 21. The 3 P's of Fingering - Spotting Problems Quickly to Learn Quickly

      5:23
    • 22. When 3 Notes Work Together - Understanding Chord Theory

      5:10
    • 23. Let's Make it Happen

      3:30
    • 24. FALSE: "Practice Makes Perfect"

      3:56
    • 25. Applying All You Have Learned to an AMAZING Song

      7:35
    • 26. A Quick Performance from Your Instructor

      0:39
    • 27. How YOU Can Create Unique Strum Patterns

      4:27
    • 28. Applying a Strum Pattern to Your Song

      3:20
    • 29. My Turn to Play!

      0:36
    • 30. Using the vi (Six) Chord to Create Emotion in Your Playing

      4:50
    • 31. Major Chords vs. Minor Chords

      2:48
    • 32. When You Substitute One Chord for Another

      2:38
    • 33. Time To Sing with the Sixes

      0:36
    • 34. Spicy Sevenths!

      3:35
    • 35. Danny Boy - Using ALL the Chord Types!

      6:01
    • 36. Singing Danny Boy - an Example for You to Follow

      0:57
    • 37. Finally Understanding "Keys"

      8:20
    • 38. Key Changing Within a Song - This Sounds Amazing!

      2:39
    • 39. Amazing Grace with Key Change - Performance Video

      1:06
    • 40. Easy-to-Use Chord Chart!

      3:07
    • 41. Why "Being Nervous" is NOT a Bad Thing - The Performance Mindset

      9:18
    • 42. Concluding Remarks - You Did It!

      2:57
    • 43. Want More?

      2:57
    • 44. EASY: Simple but Effective Strum

      0:48
    • 45. EASY: The Off-Beat Strum

      1:10
    • 46. MEDIUM: The Basic 4 Strum

      0:44
    • 47. MEDIUM: Fun Upbeat Strum

      1:25
    • 48. ADVANCED: The Island Strum

      2:17
    • 49. ADVANCED: The Triple Strum

      1:47
    • 50. ADVANCED: The Triple Shadow Strum (Advanced Triple)

      1:17
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