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Ukelounge with Steven Sproat

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16 Videos | Length: 53min 58sec
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  • Introduction 3:03


    Steven Sproat welcomes you to the course and discusses what he will be covering.

  • Tuning 0:40


    Steven shows the tuning of his ukulele.

  • Basic Exercise 1:43

    Basic Exercise

    Learn a finger/fret exercise that will be helpful when learning chords.

  • Chord Boxes 0:43

    Chord Boxes

    In this video, learn what ukulele window boxes are, and how to read them.

  • Chords 1:25


    Steven demonstrates the first four chords.

  • Basic Strumming 4:16

    Basic Strumming

    In this video, Steven shows basic strumming techniques.

  • Triplet Stroke Technique 3:44

    Triplet Stroke Technique

    Steven shows a triplet right hand technique.

  • Hawaiin Stroke Technique 2:07

    Hawaiin Stroke Technique

    In this video, Steven demonstrates, then teaches the Hawaiin Stroke.

  • Triplet & Hawaiin Stroke (Song) 1:35

    Triplet & Hawaiin Stroke (Song)

    Steven uses both the triplet and Hawaiin strokes in a song.

  • Finger Picking 1 6:43

    Finger Picking 1

    Steven demonstrates a fingerpicking pattern.

  • Thumb Roll Technique 5:12

    Thumb Roll Technique

    In this video, Steven demonstrates another technique, "Thumb Roll."

  • Split Stroke 7:43

    Split Stroke

    Steven shows the popular split stroke.

  • Fan Stroke 5:02

    Fan Stroke

    In this video, learn all about the fan stroke.

  • Flamenco Stroke 3:55

    Flamenco Stroke

    In this video, Steven teaches his favorite stroke.

  • Finger Picking 2 3:01

    Finger Picking 2

    Steven demonstrates a more complicated finger picking pattern.

  • Chord Inversions 3:06

    Chord Inversions

    In this final video, Steven teaches a couple chord inversions.

Product Overview

In this complete step-by-step video guide to playing the ukulele, Steven Sproat covers everything you will need to learn the basics of ukulele playing, right up to advanced playing. Topics covered include tuning, basic exercises, chords, basic strumming, triplet stroke technique, Hawaiian stroke technique, fingerpicking, thumb roll technique, split stroke, fan stroke, flamenco stroke, chord inversions, and more.

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