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Perfect for beginners. Become proficient in strumming, rhythm and chord changes on the ukulele, improving your skills while learning actual songs.

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For players beyond the basics. Take your fingerpicking skills to the next level on the ukulele, learning fingerpicking pieces in four distinct styles.

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Learn to Fingerpick “Arpeggio Study In A Minor”

Performing ukulele as a soloist is a great feeling.

One way to be a solo ukulele player is by fingerpicking the ukulele. There are many ways to fingerpick the ukulele. One beautiful way is to fingerpick arpeggio-based pieces.

Arpeggio pieces can be original compositions, like the one you learn in this lesson, selected from the new Fingerpicking Essentials course in Club Ukulele, or they can be based on Spanish and classical guitar pieces that have been arranged for ukulele. Arpeggio pieces feature a rhythmic and melodic intricate sound.

Take a listen to a performance of Arpeggio Study In A Minor – a piece based entirely around a repeating arpeggio picking pattern. I teach you how to play this song in Lesson 4 from the Fingerpicking Essentials course in Club Ukulele.

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