Changes, Strumming, and Song Writing
On this week’s Live Lesson, the guys discuss some of the changes coming to UU. They explain their motivations behind those changes, and how they believe it will help members in the long run. Aldrine and Aaron also share their songs from the latest song writing challenge. Aldrine debuts his first challenge song that include lyrics, while Aaron wows us yet again with a Ka’au inspired tune.
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Questions Asked this Week:
1:50 Fingers getting stuck during up-strums.
9:05 The new Uke Lessons
13:40 Trying things outside of your comfort zone and playing with others
18:05 The problem with strum patterns
23:55 Manny chimes in
29:35 Why we’re changing the way we teach
38:40 Learning through mistakes
41:25 How do drummers learn rhythm patterns?
48:30 Aldrine’s Song (Sunny Side)
53:20 Aaron’s Song
55:05 Why is that ukulele retired?
1:06:50 Why did you change the tuning for your song?
Live 1 on 1 Coaching – Aldrine helps Chris learn to Chunk
Live Lesson – Replay (The difference between practice vs playing)
PBS – Jake’s Drum Strum
Youtube – How J Dilla humanized his MPC3000