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Uke N Sing, Part 2, Session 4

Uke N Sing, Part 2, Session 4

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Susie Davies-Splitter

August 25, 2021
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  1. SESSION 4 UKE N SING COURSE PART 2

  2. GOALS SESSION 4 Session 4 ¡ Revise Dm, E dim

    and A7 chords ¡ Revise TAB – tablature ¡ Play a 12-bar blues in G ¡ New scale – G minor blues scale ¡ Improvise over a 12-bar blues using notes from the G minor blues scale ¡ New chords – D & A ¡ Revise strumming patterns – duck, chicken (swung) and tango ¡ Revise finger picking accompaniments (FPA) with TIMR fingers ¡ Finger pick melodies with thumb and felt plectrum ¡ New songs with movement, body percussion, solfa, and hand signs ¡ Techniques – echo, ostinato, call and response and canon ¡ Revise how to read chord diagrams – Dm, E dim and A7 & D and A and chord charts
  3. REVISION

  4. NEW CHORDS

  5. TANGO TODAY Move to the tango rhythm - taam ti

    ta ta Do a duck then rhythm strum Try the new ‘tango’ strum – follow the rhythm of section A Play each part as an ostinato – repeated pattern Sing, dance and play in a 3-part round Section A Dm Here’s a Latin Eº dance it’s A7 so cool. Dm You will know just Eº what to A7 do. Dm It’s a treat and Eº called the A7 tango. Dm Feel the beat and Eº rhythm A7 too. Section B Dm La la la la la, Eº let’s do the A7 tango. Dm La la la la la, Eº tango to A7 day. Dm La la la la la, Eº let’s do the A7 tango. Dm La la la la la, Eº tango your A7way. Section C Dm From your Eº head A7 down Dm to your Eº toes, A7 Dm you can dance to the Eº tan A7 go. Dm Now you know how it Eº goes. A7 Ukulele Chord Chart 4/4 II: Dm / / / I Eº/ A7 / I Dm / / / I Eº/ A7 /:II © Susie Davies-Splitter & Phil Splitter Recorded on Blackbelt Ukulele 3 & Sing, Jam & Jive
  6. G BLUES SCALE 2nd, 3rd, 4th fingers Recorded on Blackbelt

    Ukulele 2 3
  7. Say this rhyme during your improvisation Ukulele Chord Chart –

    12 bar blues 4/4 II: G7 / / / I / / / / I / / / / I / / / / I I C7 / / / I / / / / I G7 / / / I / / / / I I D7 / / / I C7 / / / I G7 / / / I / / / / :II 12 BAR BLUES Recorded on Blackbelt Ukulele 2 3
  8. I IV V PROGRESSION IN G

  9. SCALE FRAGMENTS 1 & 2 ¡Start with fragment 1 then

    2 ¡Then combine the fragments – add in the C# connector note ¡Use the words from the rhyme – Vegemite, peanut butter, strawberry jam. 1 2 HOW TO IMPROVISE RHYTHMICALLY OVER A BLUES SCALE
  10. USE INGREDIENTS FROM THE IMPROVISATION POT ¡Rhythm ¡Repetition ¡Long &

    short notes ¡Dynamics ¡Tempo ¡Pitch ¡Motifs/riffs ¡Space/silence ¡Articulations ¡2 or more notes IMPROVISATION
  11. NEW CHORDS

  12. This is possibly about a mother vulture calling her babies

    home to eat. It is also said to be a nonsense song! • Sing as a call and response • Solfa and hand signs • Do a duck strum on the beat • Finger pick TIMR per bar then double it • Play the response on a D (C string, 2nd fret) • Sing and play in a 2 or 4 part round Recorded on Blackbelt Ukulele 3
  13. • Say then sing the words in the chorus and

    do the echoes • Say then sing the words in the Verses • This is a I V progression • Sing with solfa and hand signs in the Verses • Do a duck strum twice per bar – this song is in 6/8 • Finger pick timrim per bar using timr fingers to feel the 6’s Translation: "O God of the sunrise, protect this child. Help the infant to grow and become a worthy member of our tribe" Recorded on Blackbelt Ukulele 3
  14. Q&A