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Chord Melody Method for Uke - How to Create Melodies and Chord Solos

Chord Melody Method for Uke - How to Create Melodies and Chord Solos

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Chord Melody Method for Uke - How to Create Melodies and Chord Solos

by Jerry Moore

Book with online audio. Helps you create melodies and chord solos using a fun, simple, visual approach. Does not require that you read notation or have a comprehensive understanding of music theory. With a little practice you'll be playing and creating chord melodies in no time. Chord and fretboard diagrams. 119 pp.

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Contents:

SECTION I THE BASICS

  • Know Your Instrument
  • Chords
  • What Constitutes a Chord
  • Chord Charts
  • Keys
  • Key Chart
  • Notes
  • Basic Music 101
  • Note Charts
  • Transposing
  • Ukulele/Guitar Transposing Key Chart
  • Chromatic Chord Progression Chart
  • Using the Chromatic Chord Progression Chart
  • Transposition Chart
  • Advanced Playing Techniques
  • Glissando
  • Muting
  • Tremolo
  • Vibrato
  • Hammern
  • Harmony
  • Melody
  • Simple Melody
  • Selective Strumming
  • Combined Melody
  • Chord Solos
  • Review

SECTION II THE SECRET

  • How to Create Melodies and Chord Solos
  • Where to Begin
  • What Do You Need
  • Song Worksheets
  • Creating a Simple Melody
Sequence of Events
  1. Plot the Notes
  2. Fill in the Chords
  3. Choices and Decisions
    Creating a Combined Melody
Creating the Melody in Another Key
  1. Plot the Notes
  2. Fill in the Chords
Creating a Chord Solo
  1. Plot the Notes
  2. Fill in the Chords

SECTION III PLAYING BY EAR

  • If You can Hum, Whistle or Sing/li>
  • Where to Find Songs
  • Finding the Notes
Finding the Chords
  1. By Sound
  2. By Sight
  • Review

SECTION IV PICKING & STRUMMING

  • Picking
  • Thumb
  • First Finger
  • Second, Third and Fourth Finger
  • Plucking
  • Strumming
  • Thumb Strumming
  • Finger Strumming
  • Combinations

SECTION V SONGS

  • Songs Found in Earlier Text
  • Beautiful Brown Eyes
  • Good Night Ladies
  • Song of the Islands
  • Corena
  • When the Saints Go Marching In
  • Let Me Call You Sweetheart
  • On Top of Old Smoky
  • Mary Ann (notes only)
  • Mary Ann
  • The Darktown Strutters Ball
  • Songs Found in Section V
  • Alabama Jubilee
  • Cotton Fields Back Home
  • Down By the Old Mill Stream
  • Yankee Doodle Boy
  • Five Foot Two
  • Moonlight Sonata
  • When Irish Eyes are Smiling
  • Oh Susanna
  • Yes, Sir, That's my Baby
Song Worksheets

Additional Information

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Skill level intermediate1