Posted by Gary on February 14, 2016

Learn how to use simple minor triads to create complex jazz harmonies in any key


Brad Bordessa shows you how to minor chord turnarounds


Posted by Gary on February 13, 2016

Chord-Melody Crash Course (Part 2) – James Hill Ukulele Tutorial

Following on from the first video, this explains more behind the chord-melody relationship



As always … practice, practice and … practice


And if you haven’t visited us yet, you’d be more than welcome


Posted by Gary on February 13, 2016

Chord-Melody Crash Course (Part 1) – James Hill Ukulele Tutorial

Discover the mystery behind playing a melody line within chords …



Remember … practice, practice … practice


Posted by Gary on February 9, 2016

Playlist for Thursday 11th February at The Olde Red Lion

Here we are another week and the second week running at the Olde Red Lion. Gary F has provided this weeks list with a couple of minor changes and these we have saved until next week back at the Lamplighter.

So without further ado onto the list
Crocodile Rock – Songbook
If you could Read My Mind
Exes and Ohs – WIP
Psycho Killer – WIP
Brown Eyed Girl – WIP
Make Me Smile – Songbook
Flaws – WIP
Spirit In The Sky
Tell Me Ma – Songbook
I Wanna Be Like You – Songbook
She’s Kinda Hot – Songbook
The following songs we will be trying on the 18th Feb, click on the titles and it should open up the official song on youtube. Have a listen and maybe, just maybe try them out on your ukes 🙂
Not forgetting the one we tried last week and failed miserably at
See you all on Thursday
Mick & Ian
Posted by Gary on February 9, 2016

A guitar viewpoint on playing Exes and Ohs

The guitar sage explains strumming patterns for exes and Ohs that can easily be transferred to the uke 😄