Bossa Nova Ukulele Strumming Tutorial

Apr 21, 2018

Something interesting for all ukulele lovers! Uke Like The Pros brings you a cool tutorial for those ready to learn a Brazilian style rhythm. In this lesson, you will learn how to strum a Bossa Nova pattern.

I know learning fingerstyle ukulele is hard as a beginner. But don’t worry! I’m going to show you the easiest way to strum this Bossa Nova rhythm using the index finger. Be sure to follow fingerings that I give you in the lesson.

Typically, the Bossa Nova pattern will use an...

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Easy Ukulele Chords Tutorial- C Major

Apr 20, 2018

Are you ready to learn easy ukulele chords? The Chord Mania!!! series is back, this time with all 4K videos. In this video tutorial, I am going to discuss how to play the very first chord that most ukulele players learn, the C Major chord.


This is one of the most important chords to play both as a beginner or master. As in the entire Chord Mania!!! series I will show you how to play the chord shape, but also show you all the notes that make up this wonderful chord.

What’s more to...

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Ukulele D Major Chords Tutorial for Beginner

Apr 13, 2018

Ready to learn your next ukulele chord? Brace yourself as we learn one of the most difficult chords played on the ukulele.

My plan was to introduce this chord a bit later in the series, but a conversation with one of my students changed my mind. My student has followed all the Chord Mania!!! videos and was curious to know “what is the most difficult ukulele chord?” 

I could have thought of a very hard chord that has a big stretch and nearly impossible to play. Or I could...

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The Passing of Ukulele Ray (my personal story)

Apr 09, 2018

I am very saddened upon hearing the news that Ukulele Ray has passed.

About 6 months ago I started getting replies to some of my Instagram posts from someone named Ukulele Ray. He had seen my Instagram posts and since we were both located in San Diego he invited me up his house to jam.

At the time I had never heard of Ukulele Ray, but based on his posts I could tell he was quite a character. We communicated back and forth, but were unable to get together.

A month later I...

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What is a 6th?

Apr 07, 2018

Being a ukulele learner you should never stop exploring and should keep asking questions to yourself and your mentors. A few days back, one of my students came up with a great question- What is a 6th?

Well! I hope you have watched all the videos and till now you have also started wondering different things about the ukulele. When the question was asked I instantly thought to make a tutorial explaining it.

Actually, a 6th stands for the interval between 2 notes. But what is an interval?...

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Learning the Easiest Ukulele Chord

Apr 06, 2018

Good news for all the ukulele lovers! The Chord Mania series is back, and this time with all the 4K videos. In this particular video tutorial, we are going to discuss one of the very first chords that the newbies tend to learn on a ukulele i.e.”A Minor”.

I know this is one of the easiest chords to play even as a beginner, but this is what the chord mania series is all about. I try to touch every basic element, so as to help you master the things easily.

Like all the Chord Mania...

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Ukulele Tricks Play Uke Like Johnny Cash

Mar 01, 2018
 
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The Mindset of Success

Feb 22, 2018

The Mindset of Success

Beings successful means different things to different people. Some people find success in spending time with their family, some people find success in making a lot of money while others find success if they are playing music or doing the things they love.

Defining what is success will be a topic we dive into later but right now I want to talk about the mindset of success.

I believe this is so important since many of us are still working at life and trying to determine...

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