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Saldawop
02-04-2015, 05:21 AM
Where do I find tabs for fingerpicking?Do they exist? I would like to try and learn, but all the tabs I see are chords only.

Brenda Wong
02-04-2015, 05:28 AM
Get Mike Lynch solo. Easy finger picking .
If you search this typic in the forum, it came up very often with full list of sites that offer free tabs.
This is my favorite . You watch the demonstration , each one comes with complete music arrangement in PDF file.
http://www.theukulelereview.com/sheet-music-for-instrumental-ukulele/

katysax
02-04-2015, 05:38 AM
http://www.amazon.com/Learn-Play-Fingerstyle-Solos-Ukulele/dp/0786673427/ref=sr_1_15?ie=UTF8&qid=1423067750&sr=8-15&keywords=mark+nelson

http://www.amazon.com/Easy-Classical-Ukulele-Solos-composers/dp/1461139856/ref=sr_1_1_twi_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1423067793&sr=8-1&keywords=ukulele+easy+classical

The first of these - Mark Nelson - will give you a good foundation for technique. The second, easy classical, will give you stuff you can learn easily.

Saldawop
02-04-2015, 05:49 AM
thanks guys/gals:)

Saldawop
02-04-2015, 05:52 AM
Wow Brenda, maybe I had better learn Twinkle Twinkle Little Star first :cool:

actadh
02-04-2015, 06:59 AM
I am working on 20 Easy Fingerstyle Studies (book & CD) by Rob MacKillop. It gives right and left hand information and background and suggestions on the songs. I love Tears for Amalia and it was the first one I learned. I am super limited on practice time during the semester and these work well for me.

HBolte
02-04-2015, 07:24 AM
Remember, you can finger pick the chords of any song.

Camsuke
02-04-2015, 11:00 AM
There are also many great videos on YouTube.


http://youtu.be/szMiFdKL5As

Putter
02-04-2015, 11:16 PM
All tabs on my site are free.
Some of them are really easy.

UkeFever (https://sites.google.com/site/tabs4ukes/)

Rudi

Saldawop
02-05-2015, 01:00 AM
Remember, you can finger pick the chords of any song.

What does that mean, exactly?

EddiePlaysBass
02-05-2015, 01:03 AM
Without putting words in HBolte's mouth: if you know one or two fingerpicking patterns, you can apply those to any chord progression you find. It may not always sound as good and it likely will sound nothing like the original song but hey, it's good practice all the same.

Saldawop
02-05-2015, 01:12 AM
All tabs on my site are free.
Some of them are really easy.

UkeFever (https://sites.google.com/site/tabs4ukes/)

Rudi

thank you.that will keep me entertained for a while

Saldawop
02-05-2015, 01:17 AM
So basically, like you see these patterns such as strings 3241 or inner outer strings (if that makes sense) just incorporate those picking patterns into the chord you are playing

Brenda Wong
02-05-2015, 01:23 AM
All tabs on my site are free.
Some of them are really easy.

UkeFever (https://sites.google.com/site/tabs4ukes/)

Rudi


I too started with Putter arrangement. You even have them on SoundCloud right?

DownUpDave
02-05-2015, 01:33 AM
So basically, like you see these patterns such as strings 3241 or inner outer strings (if that makes sense) just incorporate those picking patterns into the chord you are playing

Yes you are correct and that is a good way to get started. One pattern practiced over and over again till you know it in your sleep. Then apply it to a chord progress or song you already know, voila you are now fingerpicking.........easy peasy lemon squeezy.

Brenda Wong
02-05-2015, 02:19 AM
Wow Brenda, maybe I had better learn Twinkle Twinkle Little Star first :cool:

Don't let the professional scare you. My first song was Corey's Always With Me on Low G. Took me about a month to learn.
Trust me, google Mike Lynch. His solo arrangement is very easy and sound just like the song. PM me I will send you a song sample if you are interested.
Here is a very easy site you can learn fingerpicking before buying any book.
Books are good but not for me. I have so many 'learning books' , never used any of it because I am a visual person. Just can't learn from books.

http://www.ezfolk.com/uke/Tutorials/Fingerpicking/fingerpicking.html

Putter
02-05-2015, 09:15 PM
I too started with Putter arrangement. You even have them on SoundCloud right?

Not all of them but yes, some are on Soundcloud.

https://soundcloud.com/rj-putter/

Ukejenny
02-06-2015, 03:56 AM
Oh goodness, I'm so glad I got on this thread and found your link. Thank you so much!


All tabs on my site are free.
Some of them are really easy.

UkeFever (https://sites.google.com/site/tabs4ukes/)

Rudi

cheesysalt
02-07-2015, 06:58 PM
I found this video to have some pretty useful tab resources :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6wcbghNz3g

HBolte
02-08-2015, 03:47 AM
Yes you are correct and that is a good way to get started. One pattern practiced over and over again till you know it in your sleep. Then apply it to a chord progress or song you already know, voila you are now fingerpicking.........easy peasy lemon squeezy.

Thanks Saldawop and Dave!

Recstar24
02-08-2015, 09:45 AM
Just ordered the mark Nelson book.

I can highly recommend Aaron keim's fingerpicking book. I've played through all the arrangements many times and it has taught me a lot and reallt jump started my technique.