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How and why to memorize the songs you learn

Being able to play a tune with your eyes closed allows the half of your brain that would focus on reading the music to focus instead on playing it. Danno from Uke Song of the Month wrote a post recently about memorizing songs that reminded me of this important topic. He suggests that memorization is a useful… Read More »

Compact Fretted Chord Notation

Compact fretted chord notation is a simple numeric method of notating fingerings on a fretboard. This page describes how to read and use this form of notation. Chord diagrams are the most common way to communicate chord forms on a fretboard. The image above includes a chord diagram for the G chord on a ukulele and its numeric equivalent.… Read More »