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Pioneer Valley Ukulele
Northampton, Massachusetts September 5
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Great VT Uke Gathering
Bristol, Vermont September 7
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Seabrook, New Hampshire September 11
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Ukes Heal The World
Portland, Maine September 13
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The Bazz Theater
Belfast, Maine September 14
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Elderly Instruments
Lansing, Michigan September 21
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Ferndale, Michigan September 21
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ABQ, New Mexico Sept. 27-29
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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

 

 

 

 

New Soloing DVD/Digital Download

Posted on: October 4th, 2012 by dville

 

I’m thrilled to announce the release of Play Ukulele By Ear Vol. 3: Soloing, a DVD that I produced in collaboration with my former Caravan Gogh bandmate Brian Oberlin.   Brian and I have created a systematic approach to learn the art of soloing on the ukulele.  This groundbreaking fifty-four minute DVD (download) will  give you all the tools you’ll need to progress from playing simple scale and arpeggio exercises to creating your own solos.

The Play Ukulele By Ear series has helped thousands of ukulele players worldwide “get off the paper” and experience the fun of playing music by ear.  Now the same “by ear” approach will help you learn the art of soloing.

The hardcopy DVD will be available for order in early November.  To purchase the download CLICK HERE.

 

Soloing DVD Table of Contents: 
1   Welcome
2   C Tuning Notes
3   The Musical Alphabet: Chromatic & Major Scales
4   Hearing Scales Over Chords: F-C-C7
5   Playing The Changes
6   Telling A Story With Your Solo
7   Creating A Solo: Building A Path To The Target Notes
8   Tell Your Story From The V
9   Soloing On The Blues: C Blues Scale
10 Building Blues Licks
11 Hammers-Pull Offs-Rips-Slides
12  I-V-I Backing Track In F
13  12 Bar Blues Backing Track In C
14  Final Thoughts

2 Responses

  1. Susanna Sandke says:

    Hey Jim
    I like the way you teach. I always learn something I didn’t know I needed and you reinforce stuff I’m trying to get into the ol’ brain.
    Thanks,
    Susanna

  2. Alan says:

    Jim,
    Once again you have taken the difficult and broken it down to simpler steps. A little practice with this DVD and I hope to be able to actually “take it”, when someone says “take it”.
    Thanx, Alan

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