Ukulele Chunking With Your Left Hand

September 18, 2019

Ukulele Chunking  With Your Left Hand

A Little Info About This Lesson

In our previous lesson, you learned how to chuck and strum by muting the string with the palm on your right hand. This time, we’ll do the chunking on the left hand.

You see, the right-hand muting is great for downstrokes but not so great on upstrokes. That’s where the left hand comes in.

Alright, let’s do it!

Today, we’re going to focus on the left hand and how it will get things to work. This method will let you play without interrupting your right hand from strumming. This is very important when you start to get wider strumming patterns or if you want to produce better projections when you play.

In the video below, you’ll learn a simple trick on how to mute the strings using the pinky finger on your left hand and more techniques to get the left-hand muting easier to pull off.

Jeffrey's Instructional Video





Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in News

How To Play Super Mario Brothers Theme On Ukulele
How To Play Super Mario Brothers Theme On Ukulele

November 16, 2020

Do you want to learn how to play the 80’s popular game Super Mario Brothers Theme? The melody is so catchy and it’s fun to play on the ukulele so we thought you’d like to play it too! In this tutorial, Jeff will show you the basic melody for beginners. This version was kept simple for the most part so beginner ukulele players can easily learn how to play it. Enjoy!

View full article →

What To Look For In A Quality Kalimba
What To Look For In A Quality Kalimba

November 04, 2020

What makes a Kalimba good? Kalimbas are pretty straightforward instruments. There aren’t many parts. That means that the parts they do have are all the more important. So when you’re looking to buy a Kalimba online, which is about the only option right now, it pays (literally) to develop some kind of discernment.

View full article →

What Are Good Ukulele Brands?
What Are Good Ukulele Brands?

October 29, 2020

If you’re looking to buy a ukulele right now, what brand or model sounds the best to you? That’s a very difficult question to answer. If this is your first or even second ukulele, you probably don’t have much of a reference. So let’s take a look at a few brands that I feel offer the best combination of quality, value, and diversity.

View full article →