By now you already have C major scale in position #1, position #2, and position #3 under your belt. It’s important you get those positions under your belt before moving forward with the last two positions.
In this lesson, learn how to play C major scale in position #4 on the ukulele.
But first, why all these positions?
Why can’t you just learn one position and call it a day?
For one, by learning the C major scale in all positions across the ukulele fretboard, you learn the natural notes of the fretboard (A, B, C, D, E, F, G). If you know where these important notes are, it’s easier to learn other scales later, especially those with sharps and flats.
Secondly, by learning multiple positions of the C major scale, you make it easier to play certain single-note passages in pieces of music (like those in Fingerpicking Tricks) or solos and riffs (more on that later).
Thirdly, learning the notes of the fretboard can help you build chord variations across the fretboard to find a new sound.
Overall, by learning the C major scale in multiple positions across the fretboard you build an important foundation for understanding your instrument and for soloing later.
Let’s look at this fourth position![Continue Reading...]