Practicing duets with yourself on ukulele can help with playing pop songs as instrumentals, jazz arrangements, taking a solo over chord changes, and more.
Here's how to start weaning yourself off “tuning by eye” with a digital tuner on ukulele and start tuning by ear with a tuning fork, which will help train your ears.
In this ukulele lesson, learn how to play 'Woodpile Waltz,'a fingerpicking tune for baritone ukes.
The metronome is an incredible tool for playing in a solid rhythm on ukulele, and also for building speed and “looping” small sections of music you are working on.
BY ADAM PERLMUTTER | FROM THE SUMMER 2019 ISSUE OF UKULELE The beginning of 1969 was a difficult time for the Beatles’ George Harrison, who had become disillusioned about the band’s business affairs and even quit temporarily. But things began…
These are the most commonly used form of ornamentation on the uke, and valuable techniques to have at your disposal
The history of intros and endings in American music is a treasure trove of cool chord combinations, melodic hooks, and rhythmic memorabilia. Here's some for ukulele.
This ukulele lesson will help you recognize common chord progressions, which will help you learn songs faster when you hear them in a song.
BY DANIEL WARD | FROM THE SPRING 2019 ISSUE OF UKULELE In music performance and notation, legato (Italian for “tied together”; French lié; German gebunden) indicates that musical notes are played or sung smoothly and connected. That is, the player makes a transition from note to…
Learn to play "Happy Birthday" on ukulele: Here's a simple beginner version with 3 chords to strum (C, G7, F) plus a more advanced chord-melody version.