Category: tuition

April 9, 2016 Gary No comments exist

Ben Rouse is very popular on the Uke scene and has recently recorded his take on how to strum flamenco style … watch, practice and then perform!

As always your comments are appreciated and you are always welcome to come down and enjoy an evening of uke playing and singing. We always meet on a Thursday evening from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at either The Lamplighter Pub or The Olde Red Lion – we always put a blog up a couple of days before with the playlist

April 8, 2016 Gary No comments exist

It’s always great to welcome visitors to The NUGS and last night we were joined by local ukulele teacher and performer Sara Spade. She has been featured on BBC2 and Jools Holland’s Viva La Diva Festival.

As Sara is the second teacher to come and visit us the word must be spreading about The NUGS of Northampton – in fact we were almost packed out last night – it was a great time for ukulele strumming and singing.

 

She did leave leaflets promoting an event she’s organising called The Great Hikelele on the 7th May – looks like it’ll be a fun day 🙂

 

As always, your comments are appreciated and next week (14th April) we’ll be at The Olde Red Lion in Kislingbury

February 14, 2016 Gary No comments exist

 

Brad Bordessa shows you how to minor chord turnarounds

 

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What should approximate to a songlist for the first half on Thursday 22nd June is:

California Girls
Lighthouse
Budapest
Meet me on the Corner
Brand New Day
There’s a Guy Works down the Chipshop
I’m Yours
If you could read my mind
Count on Me
Lyon’ Eyes
I Have a Dream
Psycho Killer

As ever, second half is off-piste. So please come & join us.
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February 13, 2016 Gary No comments exist

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

 

Facebook Posts

What should approximate to a songlist for the first half on Thursday 22nd June is:

California Girls
Lighthouse
Budapest
Meet me on the Corner
Brand New Day
There’s a Guy Works down the Chipshop
I’m Yours
If you could read my mind
Count on Me
Lyon’ Eyes
I Have a Dream
Psycho Killer

As ever, second half is off-piste. So please come & join us.
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February 13, 2016 Gary No comments exist

Discover the mystery behind playing a melody line within chords …

 

 

Remember … practice, practice … practice

 

Facebook Posts

What should approximate to a songlist for the first half on Thursday 22nd June is:

California Girls
Lighthouse
Budapest
Meet me on the Corner
Brand New Day
There’s a Guy Works down the Chipshop
I’m Yours
If you could read my mind
Count on Me
Lyon’ Eyes
I Have a Dream
Psycho Killer

As ever, second half is off-piste. So please come & join us.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook