Ukulele Utopia

A Virtual Learning Experience

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Made famous by that super cool animated video in the late 90s which was actually animated by the band themselves. Its a chord progression but there’s some super unique chords involved. Let’s learn to play it on a ukulele.

What Are We Learning To Play?

Below is a video of what you will be able to play by the end of this post. 

Ukulele Tabs

The fist chord is a E Minor but we are playing the open G string. Then we have a G Maj7. It’s much easier to barre the bottom three strings on the 2nd fret. This way its more convenient to get into the next chord shape, the C Maj7. Just use your 3 remaining fretting fingers on the corresponding frets. Finally we are ending on a D Sus2 chord.

 A |-2-2---2---2-2--2-2--2-|--2-2---2---2-2--0-0--0-|
 E |-3-3---3---3-3--2-2--2-|--3-3---3---3-3--0-0--0-|
 C |-4-4---4---4-4--2-2--2-|--4-4---4---4-4--2-2--2-|
 G |-0-0---0---0-0--0-0--0-|--5-5---5---5-5--2-2--2-|


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Welcome To The Jungle

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The Basics

In this section, we will cover everything you need to know about starting to play the ukulele.