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Get Your Very Own KoAloha Ukulele (or Guitarlele)

Jun 22, 2018
Many of you know that I have been sponsored by KoAloha Ukuleles from the very start.
Matter of fact they supported me from the very beginning. I first reached out to them before I never filmed a single ukulele video.
I guess they liked my energy and my vision. Although having a good friend of mine, who was a KoAloha artist, vouch for me probably didn't hurt either.
Anyway, a few months ago KoAloha approached me and thought it would be cool to see if any of my members would be interested in a...
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Guitalele UNBOXING | KoAloha Ukulele Surprise

Jun 22, 2018
Get ready as I unbox a special surprise from KoAloha Ukuleles in this 4K guitalele tutorial.
I myself am not sure whether to call it my new KoAloha guitalele, guitarlele, or guilele!
But I prefer to call it a guitarlele. In the box, there are 4 instruments from KoAloha which can be purchased by the ukelikethepros members.
This box has a bundle of surprises, it has another KoAloha guitalele, 2 KoAloha, Tenor Ukuleles with Spruce Top and Acacia sides and back, and a KoAloha Concert Ukulele...
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Somewhere Over The Rainbow IZ Ukulele Strum Pattern Tutorial

Jun 21, 2018

Learn how to strum like IZ on the classic Somewhere Over The Rainbow in this ukulele tutorial. Free Strumming Mastery Ukulele Course https://bit.ly/2JcoYri.

The chords I will be using are C - G - Amin – F which are from the chorus of the song. Now let me explain the strum pattern which is based off sixteenth notes. It will count as 1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a. This lesson will equip you to play on any type of ukulele, soprano, concert, or tenor, high G or low G.

This strum pattern...

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Chord Mania A Major | Easy Ukulele Tutorial | 4K

Jun 20, 2018

Hey! Welcome back to Chord Mania! In this Chord Mania tutorial I will teach you how to play the A chord. Free Strumming Mastery Ukulele Course https://www.ukelikethepros.com/offers... The A chord on the ukulele has become very popular because it is an open position chord. An open position chord is one in which at least one of the strings is open, i.e. there is no finger on it. Although the A chord is an open position chord, it turns into a bar chord when you move it up the neck to different...

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Jazz Ukulele ii - V - I Chord Progression A Major | 4K

Jun 19, 2018

Hi! This tutorial is especially for Jazz fans1 I will teach you how to play ii – V – I chord progression in the key of A Major.

Ii – V – I refer to chords of a specific key. Since in this lesson we are in the A key, the Major Scale is A Major Scale: A – B – C# - D – E – F# - G# - A.

ii’ refers to B Minor which is the second chord in the A Major Scale. In this tutorial, we will be using the 7th chords, so it will be B Minor 7th...

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My Book Is #1 on Amazon New Releases

Jun 15, 2018

I didn't plan for it and it wasn't even one of my goals, but Beginning Music Reading Book is #1 on Amazon New Releases for ukulele books.

Honesty I was so happy to get the book released due to the amount of work and effort it took to bring it to fruition.

But to randomly search Amazon yesterday and see the red banner they put on my page showing #1 New Release thrilled me.

It actually made me feel really good and was the highlight of my day.

And the best part of it all is...

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[Now on Amazon] Beginning Music Reading Book

Jun 11, 2018

This is so exciting because this is the very first book that I have published under Uke Like The Pros.

Although you can download the individual PDF's of each lesson in the Beginning Music Reading Course but this is an actual bound book.

Plus, I had a very good friend of mine and talented graphic artist redesign each and every lesson.

It took many months longer than we expected but the amount of work that we put in is well worth it.

To put it plainly, the book looks...

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How To Play Major, Minor, Diminished, Augmented Ukulele Chords Tutorial | 4K

Jun 07, 2018

In this 4K ukulele tutorial I'll explain how to play the Major Chord, Minor Chord, Augmented Chord, and the Diminished Chord.

Free Strumming Mastery Ukulele Course https://bit.ly/2JcoYri

I'm going to use the C bar chord shape for basis for all these chords. I'll show you how to play the Major, Minor, Augmented, and Diminished Chords as well as go over the notes for each chord.

There will also be ukulele chord diagrams on the screen to help you learn the chords.

All...

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My First Paying Ukulele Gig

Jun 05, 2018

Ok, you may find this hard to believe but I actually had my first paying gig as a full time ukulele player last Saturday.

I know what you must be thinking, what the hell?

Your trusting me to teach you ukulele and you may have already done more paying ukulele gigs than I have.

I'm stocked myself, but when I really got to think about it, it's true.

Many of you know that I have spent my musical career as a educator, studio musician, and composer.

Even though I began playing ukulele back in the...

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The Most Important Strum Pattern Ukulele - The Grandaddy

May 31, 2018
Welcome back to Chord Mania!!! I will now teach you how to play the Grandaddy Strum Pattern which is one of the most important strum patterns in the Ukulele in this video. Identifying the strum pattern used in specific songs can be quite difficult for a ukulele player and musician. Many of my students tell me that they are not able to identify which strum patterns have been used in various songs. This is because of the variations in the strum patterns used for composing different songs....
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