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Intermediate to Advanced Ukulele

How to get beyond the basics
4.7
4.7/5
(12 reviews)
30 students
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9.6

CourseMarks Score®

9.3

Freshness

10.0

Feedback

8.8

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 2h 41m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Detailed Analysis

CourseMarks Score®

9.6 / 10

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Freshness Score

9.3 / 10
This course was last updated on 11/2020.

Course content can become outdated quite quickly. After analysing 71,530 courses, we found that the highest rated courses are updated every year. If a course has not been updated for more than 2 years, you should carefully evaluate the course before enrolling.

Student Feedback

10.0 / 10
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Content Score

8.8 / 10
Video Score: 8.0 / 10
The course includes 2h 41m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
The average video length is 2 hours 26 minutes of 42 Ukulele courses on Udemy.
Detail Score: 8.8 / 10

The top online course contains a detailed description of the course, what you will learn and also a detailed description about the instructor.

Extra Content Score: 9.5 / 10

Tests, exercises, articles and other resources help students to better understand and deepen their understanding of the topic.

This course contains:

0 article.
2 resources.
0 exercise.
0 tests or quizzes.

Table of contents

Description

A six-part video course taking you through chord theory, finger picking, chord theory and advanced strumming techniques and helping you become a competent player. Each of the six videos represents about 3 full lessons, so this is quite a marathon that will stimulate your creative juices for some time!  The great advantage of videos is that you see and hear what is required, and you can always rewind if you need a reminder. The course content includes the following:
Lesson 1
· Basic strumming patterns in 4/4 and 3/4
· Extending the C major chord
· Starting finger-picking in 4/4 and 3/4: two picking patterns in ‘steady’ rhythm and syncopated
· Illustration songs: Dream (Everley Bros), Hey Jude (Beatles), Silent Night
Lesson 2
· Adding notes to basic chords
· Using the scale of C major
· The beginnings of “chord-melody” playing
Lesson 3
· Chord theory: I, ii, iii, IV, V, vi, vii for major keys – how to use this knowledge
· Chord progressions in C major
· Transposing a song into another key
· The chords of C major, G major and D major
Lesson 4
· Alternating thumb picking pattern: on the beat and off the beat
· Changing notes within this pattern
· Playing a tune above the alternating thumb
· Illustration song: Last Thing on my Mind (Tom Paxton), Streets of London (Ralph McTell).
Lesson 5
· How to hold down a bar chord
· Using bar chords: new chord shapes for common chords
· First position “shapes” up the fretboard
· I, IV and V chords in second position
· Playing in almost any key with the chord shapes you already know
Lesson 6
· The “chuck” rhythm
· Triplets
· Cherry Picking
· Illustration songs: In the Summertime (Mungo Jerry), Blowing in the Wind (Bob Dylan), Something “Irish”

You will learn

✓ The course is designed for those wishing to progress beyond basic chords and strumming. It covers finger style playing, chord theory and more advanced strumming techniques.

Requirements

• You will need to have a basic knowledge of the easy chords. You don’t need to read music.

This course is for

• All ages, those who’ve perhaps been playing ukulele for a while and want to take it to the next level.

How much does the Intermediate to Advanced Ukulele course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $79.99.
The average price is $14.1 of 42 Ukulele courses. So this course is 467% more expensive than the average Ukulele course on Udemy.

Does the Intermediate to Advanced Ukulele course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Intermediate to Advanced Ukulele has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

At the moment we could not find an available scholarship for Intermediate to Advanced Ukulele.

Who is the instructor? Is Jon Bennett a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Jon Bennett has created 1 courses that got 12 reviews which are generally positive. Jon Bennett has taught 30 students and received a 4.7 average review out of 12 reviews. Depending on the information available, Jon Bennett is a TRUSTED instructor.
Ukulele Tutor
Jon has performed professionally at festivals, arts centres and clubs across the UK for many years. He has published songs and tunes for commissioned by the National Cooperative Movement, the BBC and Mel Bay publishers (US). He’s a previous winner BBC-radio and Folkwrite Magazine songwriting competition and a finalist of the International Songsearch competition. He’s toured with professional storytellers and with his band, Moonrakers and has has been a tutor at the Common Ground Festival in Scotland, Broadstairs Folk Week, Wallingford Bunkfest and the Ukulele Festival of Great Britain. He runs Folk Orchestra and ukulele residential weekends at Halsway Manor and Benslow Music every year and founded Moonrakers in 1998.

9.6

CourseMarks Score®

9.3

Freshness

10.0

Feedback

8.8

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 2h 41m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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