View Full Version : rolls or rasgueados

07-13-2008, 06:38 PM
i was looking for a video if anyone knows of a good way to do any of these.....i already saw many but none that truly made much sense.....thanks

07-19-2008, 11:17 AM

As for the rolls look on the main site of ukuleleunderground and you'll see the uke minutes. Aldrine teaches how to do the 5 finger roll which IMO is EXCELLENT!! click here (http://ukuleleunderground.com/2008/05/17/uke-minute-15-5-finger-roll/)to view it
He also shows us the basic roll technique and it can be viewed here (http://ukuleleunderground.com/2008/02/25/uke-minutes-6-the-roll-technique/)
Also ChronosXD on youtube has also made a little tutorial for the rasquedos, you can view it if u click here (http://youtube.com/watch?v=UhSnU5aoomM)

Hope it helps

07-19-2008, 06:24 PM
Well it helped me!
I used to watch this spanish dude who showed how to do like 7 different types of rasqueados on youtube for acoustic guitar...wish I still had the link.

07-20-2008, 11:45 AM
Those flamenco players have some intense rasgueado, the really good ones can keep that roll going back and forth indefinitely, like they're doing tremolo on all 6 strings haha. Take it easy on the rasgueado when you're on a steel-string instrument though, it'll scuff up your fingers. I did that a few years back and oddly started getting callouses on the back of my right hand fingers. A bit uncomfortable, thank goodness for moisturizer, but I wouldn't recommend it. Am I the only one this has happened to?

07-26-2008, 06:35 AM
sorry dude, i havent had this issue before.
Hope it didnt take too much time off the uke

07-26-2008, 09:39 PM
sorry dude, i havent had this issue before.
Hope it didnt take too much time off the uke

No worries, I was just on guitar then anyway. It was probably just me, not to mention the air gets pretty dry as it is here in SoCal.