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Jake Shimabukuro Teaches Ukulele

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Overview

Teaches ʻUkulele

Called the “Jimi Hendrix of the ʻukulele,” Jake Shimabukuro won worldwide acclaim for his fresh and fearless musical interpretations. Now he’s sharing his approach so anyone can experience the joys of the ʻukulele, from the simple chords that make up hundreds of songs to more complex fingerings and compositions. Learn how to adapt songs you love for ʻukulele or write your own. Stop worrying and start strumming.

Syllabus

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1. Meet Your Instructor: Jake Shimabukuro
2. OO·koo·LEY·ley Basics
3. Holding Your ‘Ukulele
4. Navigating the Fretboard
5. Strumming Techniques
6. Demystifying Chords
7. Playing Advanced Chords
8. Melodic and Rhythmic Dimension
9. Finding Your Sound
10. Mastering Vibrato
11. The Magic of Tremolo
12. Tremolo Performance: “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
13. Breaking Down the Classics: “Hallelujah”
14. The Classics Performance: “Hallelujah”
15. The Beauty of Harmonics
16. Harmonics Performance: “Dragon”
17. Arranging “Bohemian Rhapsody”
18. Arranging Performance: “Bohemian Rhapsody”
19. Creating an Original Song
20. Okage Sama De

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Jake Shimabukuro

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