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  • #221
    graceg1

    Hi. I am having trouble with playing certain chords where you have to stretch your hand a lot, without the strings buzzing because I am not applying enough pressure to each fret, or I am touching other strings. I know why the chords buzz, but I still have trouble with chords like E, Bb, and others like that. Also bar chords are challenging as well. Tips for helping to improve tone quality would be great!!!

    #267
    Jonas

    Hi Grace! UkuGuides to the rescue! 😀

    For bar chords you can try the tips in this article:

    Playing Barre Ukulele Chords

    The E chord has his own dedicated guide:

    How To Play The Horrific E Ukulele Chord

    Good luck!

    #273
    graceg1

    Thank you!!!

    #278
    HappyMatters

    When most uke plays start to bar chords, it hurts your fingers with the amount of pressure you need, but you definitely get used to it! <3

    #286
    Jonas

    @happymatters: indeed, it sure does! I remember those first few weeks/months, my fingertips hurt so much, but now I’m ‘immune’ 😀

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