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Wednesday Night Beginner Session South Tampa

New Beginner Sessions Page posted on the Blog for past Sessions.  Charts are now available on that page from the 1st Session. More to come.  Follow this link directly to the page for catching up!

 http://30sukegirl.blogspot.com/p/beginner-sessions.html

Directions to my house and information on the gate code are listed below the song list! 

REQUIREMENTS:

 Shopping List: You MUST get a tuner for Ukulele at either Sam Ash, Guitar Center, or some mom and pop music store. I also want you to invest in a Banjo/mandolin Capo.  You will get a 10% discount at Sam Ash in Clearwater if you mention TBUS.  Bring the tuner and capo to the meet up!  Print out your music that is listed below and bring that with you to the session.  Bring a small music stand to place your music on. 

Go to  http://30sukegirl.blogspot.com/p/absolute-beginner.html   to the ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS page.  Scroll down to the first video and tune your UKULELE with that video, (or use one of the links  below to tune up) then go through the first three or four videos to learn the basic chords.  These are valuable lessons and you need to come prepared to these sessions with at least these basics.  I review the basic chords on each session, but if you consistently practice with these videos that Chile Monster has allowed me to post, you will move much quicker through the jams and sessions. 

Then, the night before our meet up, please check your tuning again. Here are links to tuner sites if you still haven't bought a tuner.  These sites are helpful, but you will be tuning by ear. http://www.get-tuned.com/online_ukulele_tuner.php  or you can use http://ukebuddy.com/ukulele-tuner . 

This will expedite our tuning time and help us move through the sessions covering more material.  If you come unprepared, you are welcome to sit in, watch and listen, but I will not be able to stop the session to teach these very basic steps, as we have new players each Wednesday and we'd never move forward otherwise.  So, help out your fellow meet up partners and come prepared with the above mentioned skills and items.  You will learn so much more that way!

The songs listed below are on Dr Ukes site.  You can print both the Chord song page as well as the non diagram page in both C Tuning for Tenor etc or you can Go directly to his site and click on the BAR sign next to the song for Baritone tuning.  We will review the past songs in each session as well as jamming on a few easy ones to "EASE the tension" lol of learning all these chords.  

Directions to my house and information on the gate code are listed below the song list! 

October 9th Session

City Of New Orleans  Key of C on Dr Ukes site.  

http://www.doctoruke.com/cityofneworleans.pdf

http://www.doctoruke.com/cityofneworleansplayer.html

 September 25th Session

Ain't Misbehavin, Key of C on Dr. Ukes site

http://www.doctoruke.com/aintmisbehavin.pdf

http://www.doctoruke.com/aintmisbehavinplayer.html

September 11 Session

By The Sea, Key of G on Dr Ukes site

http://www.doctoruke.com/bythebeautifulsea.pdf

http://www.doctoruke.com/bythebeautifulseaplayer.html

August 28th Session 

Ain't She Sweet, Key of C on Dr Ukes site

 http://www.doctoruke.com/aintshesweetcomb.pdf

http://www.doctoruke.com/aintshesweetplayer.html

August 14th Session

Review and Tuning issue. This session brought about the Requirements, which has since proven to move everyone forward in ease.  

July 31st Session

Alexanders Ragtime Band  Key of C on Dr Ukes site:

http://www.doctoruke.com/alexanderscomb.pdf

http://www.doctoruke.com/alexandersplayer.html

Alexanders Ragtime Band will be transposed in session to key of A! 

I will hand out some pages on the number system as well so that you can practice this method at home!  


Directions and Information to get into the Gated community. 

  Homes Of Regency Cove 4851 West Gandy Blvd. (Sunset 15) , Tampa, Fl. 33611.

The Gate Code is 043  When you come to the call box, just hit 043.  Do NOT hit the pound sign, just hit the code 043.  That code rings my phone and I will buzz you in.  My phone number is[masked] in case you get lost.  

When you enter through the gate, go straight down to the tall statue and make a left.  Then come down that street, (Sunset) and park in the parking lot by the water.  Walk back to the house.  Number 15.  See you Wednesday!

Maps: 

From Tampa Side:

https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=N+Westshore+Blvd&daddr=4851+W+Gandy+Blvd,+Sunset+15,+Tampa,+FL&hl=en&sll=27.907058,-82.580109&sspn=0.164744,0.338173&geocode=FVd4qgEdlccU-w%3BFRSsqQEdrLYU-ylJEltGJd3CiDHiDidIZsY-qg&t=h&z=13

From St Pete:

https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=St+Petersburg,+FL&daddr=4851+W+Gandy+Blvd,+Tampa,+FL&hl=en&ll=27.833308,-82.583542&spn=0.164857,0.338173&sll=27.773056,-82.64&sspn=0.329896,0.676346&geocode=FYDIpwEdgAMT-ylBqjppY-bCiDH_i9S8A0DMBA%3BFUWsqQEdvrYU-ymPXGFGJd3CiDGqIgk032iVgA&t=h&z=12

 


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  • Sharon

    I always learn something new. Thanks Norine for all your patience.

    October 10, 2013

  • Chris C.

    sorry again, Norine...thought I could swing it tonight but cannot. Don't give up on me. my life should (should) calm down soon. I will be able to go on Sat....I think. Hope you can make it to that one.

    1 · October 9, 2013

    • Norine M.

      I have every hope of making it on Saturday, seeing all my favorite peeps, and strumming my cares away :-) it was a great session tonight. After several cool songs, i worked everyone on strumming. Maybe i will do a little video on strumming. I will let you know. Ever yours, Norine

      October 10, 2013

  • Norine M.

    Awesome

    October 9, 2013

  • Sharon

    been too long since I've picked up the uke. Hope I remember some chords. see you tonight.

    October 9, 2013

  • Carole K.

    probably will not come back. Too hard for me to keep up. Appreciate your wish to give back to the com.

    September 25, 2013

    • Norine M.

      Don't stop now, lol, we are now moving into the simpler songs. The first four songs were for MUSCLE memory for your fingers and chord knowledge. Doc Toney is bringing Drop Baby Drop copies for this next session, and Michael Mooney is bringing copies of I Can See Clearly Now as well.

      September 27, 2013

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