The Ukulele Guild of Hawaii is the most far-reaching organization in the ukulele world and includes professional and amateur builders, players, supporters, collectors, historians, and aficionados of ukulele.
The inspiration this vamp comes from 'Noho Pai Pai,' performed by the Ka’au Crater Boys and by the Makaha Sons featuring Jake Shimabukuro.
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
Learning to play ukulele Hawaiian-style introduces you to skills and a mindset that can improve your all-around musicianship in any genre of music.
In this ukulele lesson you will learn a couple Hawaiian-style turnarounds and vamps to incorporate as cues and into the beginning and end of songs.
An often-overlooked part of Jimmie Rodgers’ legacy is the diversity of his style, which was influenced by blues, jazz, novelty pop songs, and even Hawaiian music.
By Steven Espaniola A well-strummed ukulele is the heartbeat of traditional Hawaiian music. For every melodious steel-guitar part, beautiful three-part vocal harmony, and foot-tapping upright bass line, there is a pulsating foundation of a solid ukulele strum at its core. When…
Raiatea Helm burst onto the Hawaiian music scene at the age of 16. Barely 2 years later, her debut album, Far Away Heaven, earned critical accolades and thrilled Hawaiian audiences.
By Greg Olwell Let’s look at some vintage film shot in Hawaii for Aloha Friday. Throughout the ’20s, the mainland US was enthralled with the culture and music of the Hawaiian Islands and this nine-minute film, made by the Ford Motor Company…