Category Archives: video play along

You Know You Have Been Making Too Many Videos When…

I have had the privilege to get to know some wonderful people through my efforts in music education and technology, as well as through ukulele.  One of those people is Andy Ramos, a teacher in Houston, who attended TMEA this year.  It’s a good thing Andy is 1300 miles away, just like it is a …

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Video Epiphanies

Within the last 24 hours, I have had a couple of epiphanies as it pertains to the play along videos that I have been creating. This all came about as a result of my creation of a play along for “Lord, I Need You,” a song I have wanted to create for a long time. …

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“Old” Play Along Videos

As I work through the “old” play along videos by some other educators, I am starting to find the need to redo some of the videos that were not mine.  We have all grown through the process and I jumped in at a time that others had worked out most of the problems. The issues …

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Videos: The Year In Review

I just looked through my YouTube channel, and it has been a busy year.  I attempted my first two lyric based play along videos shortly after meeting Dr. A at the Maryland Music Educators Association Conference. While I had other videos throughout the year, my main focus was to add to the library of songs …

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The Latest Play Along Videos…

This season has been all about expanding holiday play along videos. I haven’t added all of these to the spreadsheet, and I plan to do 3-5 traditional carols this week. In a Vlog (video blog), the Ukulele Teacher (Jon Atkins) mentioned he was working on “Snowman.” I had never heard it, so I decided to …

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Some play along video advice…

I have been making ukulele play along videos for a few months now, and while I won’t claim to be perfect, I’m pleased with how the videos have changed and developed over time. I have some advice about those videos, so I’ll share them… If you are going to use them in a class, download …

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What Chords Should You Learn?

I just wrapped up a mini-project that will continue…tracking the repertoire available for ukulele in the Dr. Jill Reese style of ukulele play along videos. I just re-worked the list to reflect the actual videos that are available, as well as to show an abbreviated listing of the chords needed in each arrangement. At the …

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Video Play Along Lists Updated!

While I will not post updated lists in a blog post, I will post when I have updated them. I updated the lists today. If you go to my Video Play Along page, you will find a list of videos I have created, a list of my 365 project, and three lists of the “universal” …

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Ukulele Play Along…What do you need?

This summer, I have made a large number of ukulele play along videos, with three purposes: Videos that I wanted to use with my own students, but were not available Videos that specific people needed to use with a program (I had a list to work from) Videos of music that we use in ukulele …

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