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Advanced finger strengthening for ukulele setup

Advanced finger strengthening for ukulele setup

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Ukulele setup - Finger strength is what separates able and ‘great’ ukulele players from those who cannot cut the grade. Without finger strength a ukulele player simply cannot manage the intense and complex licks which are essential in later and further playing. Prior to these more advanced exercises, it is advised that the reader try some basic warm-up and strengthening exercises. It’s a good idea to warm up with the aforementioned set and then move on, to make sure the fingers are warm and ready to continue pushing the muscles. Remember these are tough exercises and shouldn't be pushed too hard. Work it as hard as need be. So remember, play exercises with ALL FOUR fingers ALWAYS Using Alternate Picking or individual right hand fingers! Mixing Exercises Together This ...
Ukulele open tuning – How to tune and hold a ukulele

Ukulele open tuning – How to tune and hold a ukulele

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Ukulele open tuning - Once parents and kids have made an informed decision when purchasing a pair of ukuleles, they’re ready to get to work. Tuning A Ukulele For a while, parents will be tuning their child’s ukuleles. It’s a good idea if they check ukulele setup tuning before playing each time. New strings will take a while to stretch before holding their tune, and even strings that are broken in are sensitive to temperature changes. One slightly off-pitch string can make someone sound plain awful. Soon, parents and kids may become accustomed to the intervals between each string. At that point, A strum or two can tell them whether their instrument is in tune with itself or not. When parents play along with their children though, both instruments need to be tuned so the strings...