21 episodes

Every week Uketropolis.com founder James Hill answers real student questions about playing ukulele.

Uketropolis: Ukulele Q&A with James Hill James Hill

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

Every week Uketropolis.com founder James Hill answers real student questions about playing ukulele.

    #19 - The Water Is Wide

    #19 - The Water Is Wide

    Imagine a chord that you can't play on your own. Imagine a harmony that requires co-operation between two very different parties. Imagine if the ukulele were President.

    • 18 min
    #18 - New Year, New Uke.

    #18 - New Year, New Uke.

    Scales. Inversions. Strum patterns. How to tackle three of the most common New Year's resolutions for ukulele players. Brad Bordessa's book "Ukulele Chord Shapes" can be found here: https://liveukulele.com/store/ukulele-chord-shapes/

    • 29 min
    #17 - New Traditions

    #17 - New Traditions

    Traditions are resilient. Songs are resilient. And so are we.

    • 17 min
    #16 - There's a map for that

    #16 - There's a map for that

    1) A simple map of the ukulele and all the sounds it can make. 2) Why I wrote a piano method in my spare time. 3) Teaching melody to absolute-beginners.

    • 27 min
    #15 - Boom!

    #15 - Boom!

    What does an exploding rocket have to do with ukulele? Find out in this episode of the Uketropolis podcast.

    • 26 min
    #14 - Animal Instinct

    #14 - Animal Instinct

    1) The art of NOT playing the A string. 2) Can animals sense what a song is about? 3) How to create depth in a performance using dynamics and articulation.

    • 27 min

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