Tag Archives: Ukulele Chords

UD#77 Right Hand Calling Left Hand

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  UD#77 Right Hand Calling Left Hand Ukulele in the Dark with Guido Heistek NEWS: SUMMER SALE 20% OFF everything: CHORD MELODY BOOK, STRUMMING DVD, JAZZ UKE CD   Please fret this chord: Do it again and notice how you are using the fingers of your fretting hand. Do you fret the notes of the chord simultaneously or one at a time? If you fret the notes one at a time, which finger do you fret with first? Usually, I see beginner students fret the Em chord like this:   First, the index finger…   …then, the middle finger…     …Continue Reading


UD#51 Play 12 CHORDS with THREE SHAPES

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12 CHORDS with THREE SHAPES: Around the Clock (UD#51) from Ukulele in the Dark w/ Guido Heistek   Today I want to share an little activity that I use with my students. I find it helps for remembering the names of chords. Also, it creates a framework to see how chords are related to each other. And it’s a good introduction to chords “up the neck”. More on moving chords “up the neck” here: http://ukuleleinthedark.com/704/ We use three familiar open chord shapes for this activity: C, F and A. Images: If you are using a mobile device please make sure   …Continue Reading