Uke Basics

How to Find the Best Ukulele and Strings for Your Needs

BY SARAH MAISEL | FROM THE SPRING 2019 ISSUE OF UKULELE Of course, the very first thing you will think of when you hear the word “gear” is all the electronics available out there. Though that part of being a musician is…


Uke Lesson: Give an Old Song New Tricks with Chord Substitutions

BY SARAH MAISEL | FROM THE SUMMER 2018 ISSUE OF UKULELE  From “Blue Moon” to “I’ve Got Rhythm,” one of the most common progressions you find when playing jazz standards is the I–vi–ii–V. Known as the “one–six–two–five,” this progression appears…