This blues-based arpeggio exercise from Lil Rev can be played alongside any 12-bar shuffle or boogie groove
Ukulele players who started on guitar are inclined to adapt their guitar skills to the ukulele. Here's how to play blues fingerpicking on ukulele.
Want to add some blues to your ukulele repertoire? A good place to start is with one of blues' greatest guitarists and performers, Lead Belly.
The blues is really play-it-as-you-feel-it music, so in this lesson we’ll look at how to improvise on the ukulele with blues chords, licks and solos.
Nearly everything that can be done on slide guitar can be transferred to the ukulele. Here's how to get started with playing bottleneck slide blues on ukulele.
Born from the idea that people think of ukulele as a happy instrument incapable of channeling a sad song, Jim Beloff and Herb Ohta wrote "Blues on a Ukulele" in 2003.
In this ukulele lesson, you’ll learn how to solo based on an approach inspired by the blues guitar lexicon. It can also come in handy for rock and country soloing.
By Fred Sokolow Using a bottleneck or slide is one of the most soulful, bluesy things a guitarist can do—when it’s done right. Slide sounds great when you’re playing the blues, or gospel music, but it also works wonders in…
BY LIL’ REV | FROM THE SPRING 2018 ISSUE OF UKULELE Depending on who’s singing it, this song goes by a half-dozen different names, including “In the Pines,” “The Longest Train,” and “Black Girl.” Regardless of the name, “Where Did You Sleep Last Night” is a…
By Greg Olwell During a recent swing through Northern California, noted blues, jug band, and ragtime ukulele player Del Rey stopped by our studio for a Ukulele Sessions Presents performance. Together with guitarist Steve James, who accompanied her on two…