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ukuleledaveey
11-29-2011, 02:17 AM
Hi all, hoping i have posted this in the right forum and I am not repeating a previous thread, if i am i apologise :)
On Sunday 27th November i was lucky enough to attend a workshop by James Hill, apart from being a mind blowing uke player,James is also a fantastic teacher.
I was wondering does anyone have any Ukulele tuition DVD's they would recommend, I have done online searches to see if there are any James Hill tuition Dvd,s, but alas my searches were fruitless :(.
I know there is a little lesson as one of the extras on the mighty uke dvd, so i was kind of hoping there would be a dvd by James hill, anyway would appreciate your input, as i would love to progress playing the uke :)

14twelve
11-29-2011, 03:00 AM
Aldrine released a dvd a year or so ago - it's called "Ukulele Solos", but it also has a whole lot of other tutorial stuff on it too - picking techniques etc... I've found it really helpful. It's available in the UU store: http://ukeunderground.bigcartel.com/product/ukulele-solos-techniques-improvisation-dvd

Manalishi
11-29-2011, 07:21 AM
Lot of my ukulele playing friends have the 'Ukulele Lounge'
DVD by Steven Sproat.I have seen it,and depending on
what you want from a disc,it looks fairly comprehensive
for newbies!

Nickie
11-29-2011, 10:53 AM
Lil Rev has an excellent DVD for beginners.

bazmaz
11-29-2011, 08:57 PM
+1 Steven Sproat Ukulele Lounge

ukuleledaveey
11-30-2011, 12:18 AM
thanks everyone, does anybody know if James Hill ever released a learning dvd, i suppose i would say i am a advanced beginner or low intermediate, i want to learn strumming techniques, has anyone ever used the jumpin jim's dvd's ?

Lori
11-30-2011, 08:01 AM
thanks everyone, does anybody know if James Hill ever released a learning dvd, i suppose i would say i am a advanced beginner or low intermediate, i want to learn strumming techniques, has anyone ever used the jumpin jim's dvd's ?
I haven't seen any of the Jumpin Jim DVDs. I have the Ralph Shaw DVD for Strumming technique
http://www.ralphshaw.ca/TBL/WebObjects/ArtsInfoWeb.woa/1/wo/fgsrNNcT8cgkLG1kwvyAb0/0.5.14.1.1.7.1.1.1.3.3.0
The main thing with learning to strum is a lot of practice. The DVD can show you what to do, but you have to practice it a lot to get it into your muscle memory so it is automatic.

I haven't seen Lil' Rev's DVD, but I attended his workshop. He would have some good tips for strumming techniques.

–Lori

shrink9
11-30-2011, 06:50 PM
I found "You Can Play the Uke!" by Kate Power and Steve Einhorn (Vol I and II) to be really helpful when I was first learning.