Ukulele Workshops

Schedule | 2020

Hillerman Library Jam
ABQ, New Mexico January 21
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BOOKING APRIL TEXAS/FLORIDA TOUR

Houston Uke Meet-Up
Houston, Texas March 26
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Houkulele Workshops
Houston, Texas March 27
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Growers Alliance
St. Augustine, Florida April 1
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The Ukulele Place
Nokomis, Florida April 4
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Columbia City Theater
Seattle, Washington June 10
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Kamloops Uke Fest
Sorrento, BC, Canada June 11-14
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Funky Frets Fest
Boyertown, Pennsylvania Oct. 2-4
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Workshop Offerings

The Emotional Value of Chords

Learning Songs The Fun Way: By Ear

Uke Jam By Ear

Play Ukulele By Ear #1
Hearing the I-IV-V

Play Ukulele By Ear #2
Chords & Circle of 5ths

Play Ukulele By Ear #3
Soloing

Picking Ukulele By Ear

Strumming Ukulele By Ear

Magical Mystery Chords

Fab Four ’63-’64

Harlan Howard: 3 Chords & The Truth

 

 

 

 

Caravan Gogh

Licensed By The Princess!

Posted on: January 6th, 2020 by dville
What a way to start the decade! Princess Cruises has licensed my song That Little Calypso Tune as recorded by Caravan Gogh. The song evolved out of practicing a middle/index finger triplet. Wanting to make the exercise more musical, I played the triplet over an I-IV-V7 progression in the key of F. After a while I added a melody by playing a simple picking pattern using a forward roll. A couple of years later I moved from the Oregon coast to Portland to teach ukulele. That’s where I met the other three musicians which would join together to form Caravan Gogh in December 2005. In the Spring of 2007, we recorded our eponymous CD which included That Little Calypso Tune. You can sample and purchase the CD HERE.

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Ukulele Tutorials

Playing By Ear


Play Ukulele By Ear 1
Vol. 1 DVD or Download
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Play Ukulele By Ear 1.5
Playing By The Numbers
NEW! DVD or Download more info


Play Ukulele By Ear 2
Vol. 2 DVD or Download
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Play Ukulele By Ear 3 NEW! Soloing DVD or Download more info

 


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