Promoting My Recording and Guitar classes for Fall 2013 Semester

May 16, 2013
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I am promoting  my Fall courses. Guitar Level 2 MUS 122D and Digital Recording techniques MUS 272. These are two separate courses that I am teaching at UH Maui College in the Fall. The guitar class is for people that can play a few bar chords and are familiar with basic major, minor and seventh […]

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In My Life Ukulele Strum

July 26, 2011

Here is another ukulele lesson video from my advanced VITEC class at the University of Hawaii Maui College. This is a strumming pattern for the Beatles song “In My Life” email me if you want a chord chart. joelkatz@hawaii.edu.

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Take it Easy Ukulele Strum

February 9, 2011

Here’s a new video of my Take it Easy ukulele strum. Enjoy.. email me for complete song chart.

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Ukulele Strum For the Iz Medley

July 25, 2010

My Ukulele students have been asking for this. It is a video of how to do the strum for the Iz medley of Somewhere Over the Rainbow / Wonderful World. Email me if you want my chord chart. Enjoy!

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Hukilau Song for Ukulele Beginners

June 20, 2010

Here’s a lesson chart for you beginning ukulele players. This is from week two of my Summer VITEC class. The U of H Maui College has added another section of 20 students beginning in August. I’ll be posting a video of strumming options for this. Enjoy.Hukilau-Uke

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La Bamba

May 17, 2010

Here’s La Bamba Tab.

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Fingerpicking 101

May 14, 2010

Here’s a quick lesson on fingerpicking. It’s actually quite simple, and with a little practice, you’ll sound great in no time. The pattern goes like this: pinch strings 4 and 1, then pluck strings 3, then 2, then thumb the bass string, then pluck strings 1 and 3. Like this…

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