Here’s a comprehensive primer on how to read ukulele music notation, covering all of the notational aspects for any type of ukulele.
George Harrison’s most ukulele-centric performance on record is his reading of “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea,” the 1931 song first recorded by Cab Calloway.
Francisco Tárrega's classical composition “Lágrima” happens to work out very nicely on the ukulele, as this arrangement for high-G ukulele by Tony Mizen demonstrates.
This chord-melody ukulele arrangement of Stephen Foster's classic song "Beautlful Dreamer" is in the key of D.
Cohen’s original version of “Hallelujah,” is in the key of C major. It’s built from a handful of chords that are friendly to beginning ukulele players.
BY ADAM PERLMUTTER Shortly after the May 2020 killing of George Floyd, Tom Prasada-Rao, a singer-songwriter based in Silver Spring, Maryland, was watching CNN footage of protests when in a fit of inspiration he penned a new song. In its…
Breedlove's Lu'au ukuleles come in concert and tenor sizes, with and without electronics, and sell for well under $500. See how they stack up in our review.
Learn to play Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards' “Fascinating Rhythm,” as first seen along with Fred and Adele Astaire as part of the Broadway musical Lady, Be Good.
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…