In this first module of Chord Melody for Uke, Marcy Marxer will teach you a very versatile vocabulary of major and dominant chord voicings designed to highlight the melodies of any of the songs you already play, or would like to learn.
Marcy kicks of the course with a primer addressing Uke Sizes & Considerations, Right-Hand Tips, and best practices for Working With The Course. Then in the first section, Marcy covers Major Chords with a series of demonstration lessons and playalongs.
Marcy Marxer’s Chord Melody for Ukulele: Module 1 & 2 Combined (Disks)
Playing chord melody arrangements on ukulele is not very common, even though it’s so easy to learn and sounds so great! It can transform even the most simple of tunes into beautiful engaging arrangements.You’ll play your way through the modules, first learning how to construct chord melody arrangements, and then working on a series of chord melody arrangements and playalongs.
In the Module 1 Marcy will teach you a very versatile vocabulary of major and dominant chord voicings designed to highlight the melodies of any of the songs you already play, or would like to learn. Module 2 will expand your chord melody vocabulary with sixth chords, minor 7ths and you’ll also explore applications for diatonic scales.
Marcy includes an indispensable collection of chord charts, chord scale diagrams, tab, notation, and jam tracks. Every lesson also includes a playalong practice session to help you internalize all of the chord shapes and voicings. You can loop and slow down any of the videos so you can work with the lessons at your own pace.
Grab your Uke and let’s play some chord melody with Marcy Marxer!