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UD#49 Chord Melody: Christmas Don’t Be Late Solo Uke Arrangement

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Chord Melody: Christmas Don’t Be Late Solo Uke Arrangement (UD#49) from Ukulele in the Dark w/ Guido Heistek Today I want to teach you how to play this song! Please check out this video: If you have never tried CHORD MELODY before, you might find this past lesson helpful: http://ukuleleinthedark.com/ud-34-the-magic-of-chord-melody/ OKAY HERE WE GO! There are two versions of the song for you to learn. Each version has an accompanying video. Both versions include the basic strumming chords, melody in music notation and tab, the words, and a chord melody arrangement in tab.   VERSION 1 CLICK HERE for SHEET   …Continue Reading


UD#10 A Knee Slapping Reggae Strum

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UD#10 Knee Slapping Reggae Strum from Ukulele in the Dark w/ Guido Heistek -HOW TO STRUM A REGGAE BEAT I am teaching and playing this weekend at the Vancouver Ukulele Festival. I will be teaching a workshop on strumming so I thought I would teach a strum for this week’s newsletter. Here are a couple of recordings of me playing the chords to Somewhere over the Rainbow  (Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwoʻole version). I am playing the song in the key of G (different from the original)  so just use them as a reference for the strumming groove. faster version: slower version: In the   …Continue Reading