Category Archives: video play along

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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” …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

Slowing Down & Speeding Up YouTube Videos

I am starting to work on a wickedly hard ukulele play along (I’m not saying what it is yet), and I realize that even the best players are going to need to stop and take a look at some of the chord before being successful. Most elementary programs will not be able to tackle this …

Continue reading

Updated Video Play Along Lists

I have been working hard on various play along files this summer–and I have just updated all of the lists.  Instead of inserting lists into posts, I will be updating the page dedicated to Video Play Alongs.  When I update that page, I will post about it..but the latest lists will always be found on …

Continue reading

The Mega List of On-Screen Ukulele Play Along Videos

Notice: This list is now outdated.  The latest list will always be on the Video Play Along Page of this website. I have been working with a new program, LumaFusion (wonderful!), a $20 video editor that is letting me do nearly everything I need to do to make a ukulele play along video on my …

Continue reading

30 Ukulele Play Along Videos in 30 Days

As with most music educators, the end of the school year, following the last concert, is an easier time of the year.  Not with classroom management, perhaps, but that was particularly true for me this year.  Instead of trying to find worthwhile activities for the last days, we went back to ukuleles and played through …

Continue reading

Video Play Alongs

I have been creating a number of video play alongs for ukulele that are all listed on the page for video play alongs.  I want to give credit to Dr. Jill Reese (State University of New York at Fredonia) who created the genre of YouTube ukulele play alongs based on “real” recordings, Dr. Louise Anderson …

Continue reading