Play the fan stroke on the banjo uke. This is George Formby style.
Play the Fan Stroke on the Banjo Uke
If you are a beginner, you should find this very useful. Learn how to get started in GF uke style by learning two basic techniques. First the split stroke, which is the foundation for most of the other GF style strokes, and secondly the thumb roll (or "triple"), which adds a b ...more
This video describes how to do a different rhythm to the standard split stroke for the banjo uke. Some people pick this up naturally, other need it to be pointed out-like the demonstrator, for example!
The fan stroke is often admired for it's visual effect and the apparent skill of the player. This tutorial shows you how to learn the fan stroke, first by learning the motion and fingering and then by getting the timing right. Make sure you know how to do the "split stroke" fi ...more
This is an instructional video for beginning ukulele players on how to play the song Plenty More by the Squirrel Nut Zippers. Originally the song was on banjo, I think, but it's not such a stretch to play it on the ukulele.
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