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Thread: I'm learning to play the uke...how am I doing?

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    Sounds good to me. There aren't too many breaks between chord changes. When you first start out, the hard part is changing chords without missing a beat.

    Good job!

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    +1 What seeso said

    working with a metronome would help. - at least that's what people tell me.

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    you're off to a fine start. keep up the good work!

    and most importantly, have fun!

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    Yep. Keep on woodshedding and you'll be rocking soon.

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    thats good for just starting out bro.

    keep learning some different chords but i do have a question.


    do you use a pick?


    it kinda seems like you do.


    you can use a pick for ukulele by all means.

    but I, myself, would not reccomend it.

    if you use your fingers you will be able to pick all four strings that the same time.

    all you have to do is grow your nails out a little bit and you will have your own home made finger picks.

    it takes getting used to but i would also like you to try different picking exercises. look on youtube for ukulele picking techniques and you will find a lot of videos that will help you get better.

    it sounds good dude just keep it up!


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    no need to post the same message in more than one place. the other thread got more attention so im going to lock this one. thanks.

    Nuke, I thought I'd go ahead and merge the two threads. - seeso.
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    Very good! Smooth strumming and chord changes, much better than I was when I first started. Maybe next you could vary the strum pattern abit, say, a pause every so often, or, slow it down just before you begin repeating the strum pattern, and then again just before you end "your song". Keep it up!!
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    your strumming sounds good to me
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    pretty sure that sounded better than what i started off as.. but with in one month you will improve a lot if you keep at it, i couldn't strum without my fingers getting stuck inbetween the strings :S

    but it sounds great man... keep practising

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