WELCOME TO THE  DEDICATED WEB PAGE OF
'THE IMPROVERS' 
THE OAK HOUSE UKULELE LEARNERS GROUP
Regular drop-in laid-back sessions for UKULELE BEGINNERS / IMPROVERS.
Anyone can come, bring a ukulele or just listen and/or sing along. 
EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY EVENING
Oak House Club 87 Upper Holly Walk, Leamington Spa CV32 4JS
Dates    Wed 6th Sept 7.30pm    Wed 20th Sept 7.30pm    Wed 4th Oct 7.30pm     Wed 18th Oct 7.30pm    Wed 1st November 7.30pm Wed 15th November   Wed 29th November 7.30pm    .
Wed 20th December 7.30pm...MORE TO FOLLOW

PRINT OUT ALL OF THE SONGS ON THIS PAGE AND MAKE A FOLDER UP TO BRING TO EACH MEETING.
YOU WILL THEN BUILD UP A PROGRESSIVE REFERENCE FOLIO
Other songs from previous meetings
The Wild Rover
Eight Days a Week (Beatles) in key of C



Please ring 07545 863136 or email dave@spa-strummers.co.uk if you have any questions.
Previously covered - Notes to get you going from raw beginner and to practise at home to help get improver level.
If you have a brand new ukulele then you need to tune it up  as often as you can before the meeting.
New ukes tend to come with slack strings and because they are nylon, will stretch and stretch until they settle down.
Here is a link to YouTube on how to tune up. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fk_Ot02AUbc

Print out and practice the following sheets.
Ukulele basics - notes for beginners
Ukele basic strumming patterns
He's Got the Whole World In His Hands
You Are My Sunshine
Dance The Night away
Donald Where's Yer Troosers
Jambalaya
Blowing in the Wind


Notes for previous meeting on Wed 29th Nov 7.30pm
We will revise progress so far, making chords, strumming patterns, etc :- then play
New songs
Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
Christmas Medley - Santa Claus Is Coming to Town  / Jingle Bells

Notes for previous meeting on Wed 15th Nov 7.30pm
Format for this week's session:-
We will practice how to make more advanced chords and alternative chord shapes
and play the songs listed -  also have the songs from previous weeks with you

print out / download this chord sheet
print out / download this chords in groups sheet
500 Miles (The Proclaimers) in key of C
500 Miles (The Proclaimers) in key of D
Tabs for Jingle Bells
Stand By Me (in C)
Little Boxes (in G)

From last session 1st Nov
He's Got the Whole World In His Hands
Donald Where's Yer Troosers
Jambalaya
Blowing in the Wind
You Are My Sunshine

These Boots Are Made For Walking
Hi Ho Siver Lining (Geoff Beck) in key of A
New song
Leaving of Liverpool
Notes for next meeting on Wed 20th Dec 7.30pm
We will revise progress so far, making chords, strumming patterns, etc.
We shall learn 12 bar blues format and play several songs that fit the pattern - Songs to appear here soon