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Wednesday Night Beginner Session South Tampa

 

Beginner Sessions in South Tampa!

Songs for December 18th:

The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting) on Dr Ukes Site

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

Link to listen to song below.  Don't freak out! We will go REAL Slow!  Lots of jazzy chords on this one! Good Practice!

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

Mele Kalikimaka (the Hawaiian Christmas Song) on Dr Ukes Site

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

Link to listen to song below.

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

(as always, you will warm up with two chord songs with strum instruction.)

Directions to my house and information on the gate code are listed below the song list at the bottom of Requirements, under section 6!

REQUIREMENTS: 1st Timers, please read!

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Then, the night before our meet up, please check your tuning againHere 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 .

4. 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!

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!

December Sessions will be from the songs listed on the section titled MORE at top of meetup site, then click on FILES, and down load the 3 Christmas Files with Song Charts done by Jay and Kent!

Also for December 18th we are going over two from Dr Ukes Site.

Those are:

The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting) on Dr Ukes Site

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

Link to listen to song below.  Don't freak out! We will go REAL Slow!  Lots of jazzy chords on this one! Good Practice!

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

Mele Kalikimaka (the Hawaiian Christmas Song) on Dr Ukes Site

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

Link to listen to song below.

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


Nov 20th Session

Maggie May  see file, print song

Those Were The Days  Dr Ukes site:  http://www.doctoruke.com/thosewerethedays.pdf

song link to hear how it goes:

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

Nov 6 Session

Drift Away  see file, print song

Miles and Miles of Texas  see file, print song

October 23rd Session

All My Loving  :http://www.doctoruke.com/allmylovingcomb.pdf

Song playerhttp://www.doctoruke.com/allmylovingplayer.html

The Best Of My Love : http://www.doctoruke.com/bestofmylove.pdf

song playerhttp://www.doctoruke.com/bestofmyloveplayer.html

 

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!

6. 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 Wednaesday!

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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  • Rick A.

    So much fun! Great people, and I learned some things. Thanks Norinecand everyone forsaking this first-timer feel welcomed!

    1 · December 19, 2013

    • Rick A.

      Ugh. Never type a message in a hurry on your phone. That was supposed to be "for making". I did not feel the least bit forsaken. :)

      December 19, 2013

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