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Des Cordes et du Bois Star Wars - Cantina Band | Ukulele Hunt Cantina Band (Star Wars) (Tab) I’m not sure if Andy was joking when he requested this one. Tabs are far too serious an issue to joke about. The first part of Cantina Band works quite well on the uke. As for the picking, for the most part I use my thumb on the G and C strings and index finger (picking upwards) on the E and A strings. Perhaps next Sunday will be a theme tune that wasn’t written by John Williams. - Jack DeJohnette - New York, New York - Jazz / Expé Ukulele 101: How To Read Ukulele Tab Part 1 | Uke Hunt Happy 2008 everyone. I hope you enjoyed the holiday season and got plenty of ukulele practice in. Over the hols I’ve been busy writing a guide to reading ukulele tab. So, while everyone was quaffing egg-nog and kissing under the mistletoe (possibly at the same time), I was writing about ukulele tab. It ended up being 15 pages long, so I’ve divided into parts and the first is after the jump. How to Read Ukulele Tab Muso types like to bemoan the rise of tablature (or tab) but it’s been a way of representing music for hundreds of years. Tablature is used to represent music for a specific instrument and is an alternative to standard notation (the one with dots and lines). Tablature has a couple of advantages. Secondly, it tells you on which string to play a particular note. Basic Tab Frets & Strings Each of the horizontal lines represents a string on the ukulele. That takes a little getting used to. Here, the note is on the second line down representing the E string. Notes Played In Sequence

Asian Variations - MoShang's free Chinese Chill remix album How To Play Ukulele » The Home of Ukulele eBooks Ukulele Powa Loop-based Music Composition With Linux, Pt. 2 In this second and final part I'll demonstrate some of the loop-specific tools I've found in Ardour, Reaper, and Audacity. Tutorials and links to project demos are included, so warm up your headphones and let's get loopy. Easy Looping With Ardour First up, a brief tutorial on using loops to create a track. After starting Ardour, we load a series of drum loops with the Session/Add Existing Audio dialog, assigning them to separate tracks (the default action). Figure 1: Adding existing audio files to Ardour Figure 2: Files assigned to new tracks The pictured loops were recorded at 110 BPM, so we need to reset Ardour's tempo. Now we can easily create a track from a seamless series of loops. Figure 3: A repeated loop Drummers are pattern-playing creatures, but to keep things interesting they vary those patterns from time to time. The example in Figure 4 uses three loops, the original groove loop and two fills. Figure 4: An 8-bar track with multiple loops Figure 5: Beat-slicing with Ardour Outro

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