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.
Though it’s harmonically sophisticated, “La Vie en Rose” translates well to the ukulele and is not too difficult to play. Learn a strummed and chord-melody version.
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.
Here's how to get started with strumming on your ukulele. In this lesson you'll learn how to strum a ukulele with a few different patterns.
Learn to Play Accompaniment and Melody on Ukulele Using a Two-Finger Picking (Double Thumbing) Approach
The double thumbing, 2-finger picking approach makes use of the thumb and only one finger and can be the basis for some very rhythmic and exciting ukulele playing.
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.
Here we use “Travis picking,” which involves playing alternating bass notes on every beat with your thumb, while picking melody on the high strings with fingers.
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…
This ukulele lesson will help you recognize common chord progressions, which will help you learn songs faster when you hear them in a song.