Theory Lessons

This category includes lessons that focus on theory based concepts. Music theory is the study of common practices and possibilities in music. It covers analysis of the main elements of music.

Finding Chords Using the Major Scale

Finding Chords Using the Major Scale

In this lesson we will be learning the formulas for building major and minor chords anh how to use the Major scale to find these particular notes.
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Basic Major Scale Harmony

Basic Major Scale Harmony

In this lesson we will be learning about chords and how they relate to the major scale within a certain key.
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Finding Notes on the Neck

Finding Notes on the Neck

In this lesson we will be learning about the 12 notes used in music and how to find them on the neck of your ukulele
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Blues Changes

Blues Changes

In this lesson we will learn a simple 12 Bar Blues chord progression
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The Anatomy of a Song

The Anatomy of a Song

In this lesson, I want to talk about various types of song forms, their parts and how they fit together. Every wonder what a "bridge" is? Hopefully this lesson will answer some of those questions.
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Musical Harmony - V to I Chord Progression

Musical Harmony - V to I Chord Progression

In this lesson we will be talking about musical harmony. Through the analysis of music we can notice tendencies and we call this music theory.  Specifically we will study the fundamental music theory idea of the V to I chord progression.
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I IV V Chord Study

I IV V Chord Study

In this lesson we will study the very popular I, IV, V chord progression.
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Explaining Dynamics

Explaining Dynamics

In this lesson we will be discussing dynamics and how they are marked on a chart or tab, and also how to use them to make an impact on the song.  We will be using the song Natural Woman as an example to explain dynamics.
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