When it comes to proper ukulele care, protecting your instrument is a top priority. Here are some details about how to safely store your ukulele.
You can take your instrument to a respected shop and have strap buttons installed, but it’s not a difficult job to tackle at home if you have a few tools and some courage.
Using a flatpick on ukulele can be useful for playing soft rock arpeggios, strumming funk patterns, picking out melodies over a group of strummers, and more.
The inspiration for the advanced Hawaiian vamp techniques in this ukulele lesson comes from the song Noho Pai Pai as performed by the Ka’au Crater Boys and by the Makaha Sons featuring Jake Shimabukuro.
This ukulele arrangement by Samantha Muir captures the eerie, otherworldly nature of the Irish Folk Song "She Moves Through the Fair."
Strums and rhythms can be a very powerful musical tool and, when used correctly, can completely change the entire mood of a song without even changing the chords.
Learn a ukulele fingerstyle arrangement of the Hawaiian song Aloha ‘Oe. This intermediate-beginner arrangement uses simple chord shapes but will stretch your fingers
The cheerful melody of “Ain’t We Got Fun?” belies the darkness of its lyrics, making it good fun to play on the ukulele.
Whether you have a collectible vintage ukulele or a new, factory-made instrument, when your instrument’s tuning pegs won’t cut it they may need to be replaced or upgraded.
From entry-level, factory-made ukuleles to high-end custom instruments made to order by a skilled luthier, a ukulele's sound all starts with the tonewood.