Learning to play the Ukulele is a great experience, but getting started can be a challenge! Here at last is a book that helps you familiarise yourself with the instrument and then gets you playing- fast! Full-colour pictures, clear diagrams and really practical advice combine to make Start-Up do exactly what it says on the cover
Strum a different song every day with easy arrangements of 365 of your favourite songs in one big songbook! The Daily Ukulele features ukulele arrangements that feature melody, lyrics and uke chord grids and are in ukulele-friendly keys that are particularly suited for groups of one to one hundred to play and sing. Includes favourites by the Beatles, Beach Boys and Bob Dylan, folk songs, pop songs, kids' songs, Christmas carols and Broadway and Hollywood tunes, all with a spiral binding for ease of use. Also features a Tips & Techniques section, chord chart, and vintage ukulele-themed photos and art throughout. The Daily Ukulele offers ukulele fun all year long!
The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by uke master Lil' Rev features many fun songs in different styles to learn and play. Book 2 picks up where Book 1 leaves off, covering: chord families, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, 6/8 time, ukulele history, and much more. The accompanying CD contains 51 tracks of songs for demonstration and play along.
Learn to play chords on the ukulele with this comprehensive yet easy-to-use book. The Ukulele Chord Finder contains over 1,000 chord diagrams for the most important 28 chord types, including three voicings for each chord. Also includes a lesson on chord construction and a fingerboard chart of the ukulele neck!
The Easy Ukulele Method books give you music at your fingertips! Using both notation and tablature, this method is so easy that in minutes you will be strumming your ukulele and singing along to familiar songs. All ages will enjoy this book! The ukulele is an instrument for everyone and every type of music! So begin today using this tablature method and discover the wonders of this little instrument.
The Easy Ukulele Method books give you music at your fingertips! Book II reviews many of the fundamentals presented in Book I. It tests your music reading skills with worksheets, expands your knowledge with additional chords, and gives you many more songs to play. Both notation and tablature are used, allowing you to strum along using the chord symbols or play the melody with the tablature.
This Ukulele Bass handbook offers a theoretical introduction to the development of the instrument and its maintenance, stringing and care.
Discover the secret of the 'UBass': how can such a small instrument make a sound that deep? Co-author Martin "Bassmati" Schroeder put the Kala UBass to the acid test and lets us take part in his experiences in studio and live recordings.
The theoretical part is followed by tunes, bass lines, songs and catchy grooves to help you to learn. Cajon and UBass fit together really well, so we included simple band scores for Guitar, Cajon and UBass to show you how a true rhythm section grooves.
Written specifically for left-handed Ukulele players, this book contains photos and diagrams of chords for every key in C tuning.
This helpful guide contains a section devoted to moveable chords, as well as a summary of where the chords lie on the fretboard. In Mel Bay's Left-Handed Ukulele Chords the chords are grouped by type, including major, minor, seventh, diminished, augmented, and more. This book can be used with either the soprano (standard) or tenor Ukulele in G-C-E-A tuning.
This new book is designed for seniors who wish to learn to play the ukulele. Care has been taken to select repertoire familiar and appealing to a more mature audience and attention has been given to the pacing of the material. Basic chords are given and variety of songs and exercises make the learning fast and fun. Online Audio includes all songs taught in the book.
A D-tuning method written by one of the greatest uke soloists of all time. This fine beginner's text teaches chords, melody playing, rhythm accompaniment, strumming strokes and techniques, and moveable chord forms. The songs appear as melodies in notation with lyrics and diagrams for both rhythm chords and melody/chord playing. Also included are chord exercises by key, a section on introductions and endings, and a section of chord diagrams in three positions.
This book is for the intermediate and advanced level players. It displays all chords in six tunings for the different sizes of the ukulele. Of course, there are other books which show how to build chords, but when you are playing a new song, you need an "almanac" for a quick look over all the possibilities to play a certain chord. That leads you into arranging a song and creating your very own style of playing
This book offer scales and modes for the baritone uke. Each scale is shown in multiple fingers with roots on the fourth, third and second string. Scales and modes shown include Major, Minor, Harmonic Minor, Pentatonic, Dorian, Phrygian, and Mixolydian. Each scale is shown in fretboard diagrams.
This chart shows essential chords and secondary minor chord relationships from all 12 root tunes for the soprano ukulele in G-C-E-A tuning. The chords shown for each root note are major, seventh, minor, diminished, and augmented, with relative minor I, IV, and V7 chords also shown. In addition, The chart includes a ukulele fingerboard with all the frets numbered and the corresponding notes shown in standard notation. Unfolds to 17.5" by 11.75".
A wonderfully easy, entertaining way to learn the uke! Based on C tuning, this text presents strum-along/sing-alongs in the keys of C, G, D, F, and B flat. The book will teach you in a step-by-step manner, and provide hours of fun and enjoyment! You will learn 58 great, all-time favorite uke songs including Peg O' My Heart and Fascination.
Learn the inner secrets of trick and novelty ukulele playing as well as the basics of advanced jazz-type chord substitution. Add color to your solos with this goldmine of little-known techniques. If you can already pick and strum the basic melody of a song, you can use the ideas in this manual to learn how to express your creativity. How-to instructions include: "wah-wah," chime and bongo effects, vamp runs, multiple tremolos, the rhumbas strum, pencil percussion, the "bend," "two-on-one-uke," s
The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play ukulele. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by acclaimed performer and uke master Lil' Rev includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play.
A handy photo/diagram chord book which shows, in C tuning, the chords in each key. A special section on moveable chords is also included. The chords are grouped by type, including major, minor, seventh, diminished, augmented, and more. A summary of where the chords lie on the fretboard is also included. This book can be used with either the soprano (standard) or tenor ukulele in G-C-E-A tuning.