9 Videos (53 min total)
I made this course to show just how diverse strumming an ukulele can be. This technique is used by the best players in the world to create a depth to their sound that is totally unique to the ukulele. It’s definitely one of those things that’s better shown than told, so check out the video to see it in action!
Ghost Note Strumming Videos:
1. Ghost Note Strum – Proper positioning and form
2. 16th Note Strumming – A different method of counting for an elevated level of playing
Example Strum Patterns:
3. Ghost Note Calypso
4. Ghost Note Backbeat
5. Ghost Note Samba
6. Triplet 16th Note Strumming With Ghost Notes
Example Pattern Progressions:
7. Classic Rock Progression
8. Instrumental Ballad
9. Ghost Note Strumming – Final thoughts and the next steps in your playing
Matt Dahlberg is an ukulele teacher and performer based in Seattle, Washington. A former student of Aldrine Guerrero, Matt has gone on to become a much sought after ukulele instructor teacher over 4000 lessons over the course of the past 6 years. Recalling his own struggles learning to strum the ukulele, Matt has developed his own method of teaching beginners how to master strumming. If you’ve been struggling with strumming and strumming patterns, Matt’s Ultimate Strumming Course might be just what you have been looking for.