Starting off: the vital chords

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Part 1–here's the plan:

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The vital chords you need:

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Finding the 1-4-5:

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  • Be sure you understand where the 1, 4, and 5 are coming from (the scale).
  • Practice finding the 4 and 5 with different 1's. (Make 1 a D, or E, or G, or anything).
  • You can mark this page complete, and move on.

Next up, we'll look at how to actually play these chords–anywhere on the ukulele–automatically.