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April 12th

9:30 – Setup and questions. Jam? Chat? Show and tell?
Ukulele events. Announcements?

10:00 – Book 2

  • Up Around The Bend – Pg. 371
  • Quick Lesson – You Pick!
  • White Sandy Beach – Pg. 387
  • You Didn’t Have To Be So Nice – Pg. 402
  • Quick Pick
  • With A Little Luck – Pg. 392
  • I Saw The Light – Pg. 160
  • If You Want To Sing Out Sing Out – Pg. 182

10:55 – Break Time

11:10 – We’re Back!- Arrangements

  • We Are Going To Be Friends
  • Happiness is Calling
  • Happy
  • – New! By Pharrell Williams – try to listen to the song beforehand.

  • Five Hundred Miles
  • – Let’s try the harmony part!

  • Fare Thee Well
  • Wake Me Up


12:00
– Performance Time

Howdy Gang!

Remember this month has five Saturdays. We’ll meet next on April 12th.
Okey-dokey! Keep an eye out for our set list. It will be coming at you in the next week.

Next meeting: Saturday, April 12th

Are we still having fun? We think yes but we welcome suggestions to make it even better. Song choices, lesson topics, and other ukulele gatherings.

9:30 – Questions anyone? Set up time. Maybe rehearsal for performance time? Show and tell. Need to sell a ukulele? Perfect opportunity! Need help with a song? Bring sheet music, tab or recording.
Let’s play some Ukulele!

10:00 – Round One. Ding! – Book 2

  • Kansas City – Pg. 202
  • Quick Lesson – Let’s talk about strumming!
  • A Song Of Old Hawaii – Pg. 312
  • Your Mama Don’t Dance – Pg. 410
  • Look in’ For Love – Pg. 226
  • Sunshine Superman – Pg. 330
  • You Got It – Pg. 404
  • In My Life – Pg. 186
  • Sway – Pg. 336

10:55′ish – Break time

11:10′ish – Round two…. Ding, Ding! – Arrangements

  • We Are Gonna Be Friends – New!
  • Happiness is Calling – Full arrangement at meeting
  • Rubber Ducky – New! – Arrangement at meeting
  • Five Hundred Miles
  • Hang Me, Oh Hang Me

12:00′ish – Performance Time!

9:30 – Setup, questions, comments, announcements, suggestions. Show and tell, jam and anything else we might have missed.

10:00 – Book 2

  • Blue Moon Of Kentucky – Pg. 35
  • Quick Lesson – Chord Talk
  • Don’t Stop – Pg. 97
  • Brand New Key – Pg. 50
  • Crocodile Rock – Pg. 78
  • Don’t Fence Me In – Pg. 85
  • Quick Pick
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You – Pg. 64
  • Blue Velvet – Pg. 43

10:50 – Break Time

11:05′ish – Arrangements

  • My Hands Are Shakin’
  • Longing To Belong
  • Fare Thee Well
  • Love Her Madly
  • Hang Me, Oh Hang Me
  • Green, Green, Rocky Road – I’m still working on this and hope it’ll be ready in time.
  • Five Hundred Miles
  • Wake Me Up – New! Copies at meeting.
  • Happiness Is Calling – New! Copies at meeting.

12:00 – Performance Time!

2-22-2014

9:30 – Setup and questions answered. Beginners with questions please ask away. Show and tell? Song suggestions? Banter? Announcements?

10:00 – We begin!

  • Strum lesson – Split strum (used for Fare Thee Well)
  • Strum for Pineapple Mango – (Chunk strum with hammer-ons)

Book One

  • Drunken Sailor – Pg. 71
  • Don’t Worry Be Happy – Pg. 70
  • Fields Of Gold – Pg. 80
  • Quick Pick – Easy and Lively
  • My Little Grass Shack – Chord and lyric sheet provided.
  • Hey Good Lookin’ – Pg. 108
  • Tonight You Belong To Me – Pg. 242
  • Toot, Toot, Tootsie! – Pg. 243

10:55′ish – Break Time

11:10′ish – Let’s work on arrangements.

  • My Hands Are Shakin’ – Chord and lyric sheet at meeting.
  • Longing To Belong
  • Fare Thee Well – New arrangement available at meeting.
  • Love Her Madly
  • Hang Me, Oh Hang Me
  • Time
  • Green, Green, Rocky Road – Another song from “Inside Llewyn Davis”. I hope to have a chord and lyric sheet ready in time.
  • Five Hundred Miles
  • I’m also working on “Never Going Back Again” by Fleetwood Mac. It’s a really fun picking song!

12:00 – Performance Time.
This is always fun and getting better all the time. Don’t be shy if you haven’t performed yet. The more you do it the easier it gets!

February 8th

9:30 – Setup, questions, comments, announcements, suggestions. Show and tell, jam and anything else we might have missed.

10:00 – And away we go!
Book 2

  • Easy Quick Pick
  • One more Quick Pick
  • Cecelia – Pg. 70 Strum (1+2+3+4+) accents on 2 and 4 (It’ll sound great this time!)
  • Five Hundred Miles – Pg. 121 (On Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack)
  • Take Me Home, Country Roads – Pg. 340
  • Summertime – Pg. 329 (Use Dm instead of Dm6) Sounds better and easier.
  • No Moon At All – Pg. 264 Swing it!
  • Quick Pick – Time Permitting

10:50‘ish – Break Time

11:05
‘ish
More work on our arrangements. Download and print if you can. We’ll have a few copies available. Download the full versions for directions on strums and fiddly bits. Many of our arrangements are available as just notation, notation with tablature, (tab), and just one page with chords and lyrics.

  • Brown Eyed Girl – we didn’t get to this last meeting.
  • Longing To Belong
  • Love Her Madly – 2nd strum sheet and addition fiddly bits available at meeting if not posted yet.
  • Falling Slowly
  • Proud Mary
  • Pineapple Mango strum review
  • Hang Me, Oh Hang Me – We’ll try to have a full arrangement done in time but if not we’ll have copies of chord and lyrics.


12:00
– Performance Time – Our last meeting’s performances were excellent. Special shout out to Gene and Andrew. Bravo gentleman! It’s always great to see Susanna and some first timers also. Let’s do it again! Maybe a new face or two? No pressure.

HendrixUke

Meet Jan 25

This meeting is all about our arrangements. I’ve been laid up for the past few days with the flu so I’ve been working on a redo of Love Her Madly and Brown Eyed Girl in G. We’ll have copies available at the meeting. The first half will be filled with Quick Picks. Keeping it simple with familiar songs we all love. I’ve also been working on Daniel Ho’s “Pineapple Mango” which we can work on if you like. I’ll bring copies and or you can download it from Ukulele Underground.

9:30 – Setup and questions, comments, announcements, show and tell, and whatever else.

10:00

  • Warm up – Strum exercise.
  • Quick Pick’s
  • Pineapple Mango

10:50 – Break time

11:00′ish – Arrangements

  • Apple Blossom
  • Proud Mary
  • Love Her Madly
  • Brown Eyed Girl
  • Hang On Little Tomato
  • Longing To Belong
  • Time
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