Music Theory for ‘Ukulele: 5 Essential Lessons

Music is a very abstract thing, but there are some foundation guidelines most songs follow called “theory.” This theory thing isn’t meant to replace what you know, just to clarify the origins of notes, scales, chords, and keys. Music theory isn’t necessary to learning the ‘ukulele – many have done without – but it will explain a lot and make you a more rounded musician. Some think that learning theory will “fence your music in,” but I don’t think that is the case at all.

Here is my three part video series on the basics of music theory:

Notes and the Chromatic Scale:

Creating Scales:

Creating Chords: