How to Play Ukulele

Author: Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457414767
Release Date:
Genre: Music

This is a complete ukulele course for the beginner that is easy and fun to play. You will learn to play accompaniments and chords to many popular folk songs including Little Brown Jug, When the Saints Go Marching In, Scarborough Fair, Greensleves and many more.

Ukulele From The Beginning

Author: Tim Fulston
Publisher: Chester Music
ISBN: 9781783232963
Release Date: 2011-11-16
Genre: Music

Ukulele From The Beginning is a great collection of favourite songs specially chosen for primary school-age children starting to learn the instrument! No previous knowledge of music is necessary for pupils... or the teacher! Just master the easy-to-play chord shapes and sing along! Ukulele from the beginning is an ideal introduction to this great little instrument and in no time at all the whole class will be playing and accompanying themselves! They'll soon want to learn more!

Ukulele from the Beginning Pop Songs The Red Book

Author: Chester Music
Publisher: Chester Music
ISBN: 9781783236596
Release Date: 2013-03-13
Genre: Music

The Ukulele From The Beginning Pop Songbook (Red Book) is a great collection of 16 favourite pop songs, specially chosen and arranged for younger players (primary to early secondary school-age). The songs are simplified, and annotated with easy chord symbols, strumming and picking patterns. This is a truly accessible pop songbook, combing a great deal of contemporary repertoire with a selection of classic pop songs. This book is a 'sister' publication to the Ukulele From The Beginning - Pop Songbook (Blue Book). Song List: Bridge Over Troubled Water [Simon & Garfunkel]Catch My Breath [Kelly Clarkson]Everytime [Britney Spears]Fight For This Love [Cole Cheryl]Candy [Robbie Williams]Hallelujah [Jeff Buckley]Hey Jude [The Beatles]Imagine [John Lennon]Lean On Me [Bill Withers]Rule The World [Take That]Someone Like You [Adele]Somewhere Only We Know [Keane]Take A Bow [Rihanna]Grenade [Bruno Mars]Ho Hey [The Lumineers]What Makes You Beautiful [One Direction]

Easy Songs for Ukulele

Author: Lil' Rev
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781480356160
Release Date: 2008-08-01
Genre: Music

(Fretted). Play along with your favorite tunes from the Beatles, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Woody Guthrie, Simon & Garfunkel, and more! The songs are presented in the order of difficulty, beginning with simple rhythms and melodies and ending with chords and notes up the neck. You can also strum and sing along using the provided lyrics and ukulele chord diagrams. The accompanying audio features every song played with guitar accompaniment, so you can hear how each song sounds and then play along when you're ready. Songs include: I Walk the Line * Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da * Tom Dooley * We Shall Overcome * Your Cheatin' Heart * and more.

Ukulele For Dummies

Author: Alistair Wood
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119135982
Release Date: 2015-09-08
Genre: Music

The fast and easy way to learn how to play the ukulele With the help of Ukulele For Dummies, learning to play this popular string instrument at a basic level has never been easier. Now in a fully updated second edition, this hands-on, friendly guide provides everything you need to know to pick up a uke and get playing—fast. From purchasing a ukulele and the necessary accessories to making sense of simple chord progressions and playing in a variety of styles—including pop, folk, Hawaiian, and holiday favourites—the second edition of Ukulele For Dummies will have you creating beautiful music in no time. For anyone wishing to learn to play this fun, surprisingly versatile instrument, Ukulele For Dummies covers all the basics, from chords and strumming patterns to guidance on finger picking—and everything in between. Plus, you'll find tips to make certain chord changes easier, chords and tabs for popular Christmas and New Year songs, apps for mobile devices, the ten best ukulele chords, and so much more. Audio tracks are available via online download at Dummies.com, creating a total musical instruction package Features a ukulele buying guide for the novice Offers instruction in a variety of musical styles Provides finger-picking instruction and the chords and patterns you need to know With its simple and clear instruction, and inspiration on every page, the second edition of Ukulele For Dummies will have fans and first-time musicians making a big splash with this tiny instrument in no time.

How to Play Ukulele

Author: Ben Parker
Publisher:
ISBN: 1908707089
Release Date: 2012-06-01
Genre: Music

Teach yourself Ukulele today! This book is the perfect introduction to the Ukulele, and ideal for the absolute beginner getting started with their first Uke ! With absolutely no musical knowledge required, this simple yet comprehensive guide is perfect for adults and children alike! * Easy to follow instructions and illustrations * Simple exercises to follow and practice * Learn at your own pace * Fun and easy songs, chords and tunes to play * Learn how to read and understand music notes and symbols * Tons of playing Tips and Techniques * Simply follow the tips and lessons in the book and you'll be playing Ukulele in no time !

21 Easy Ukulele Songs for Christmas

Author: Rebecca Bogart
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1518681557
Release Date: 2015-11-10
Genre:

Learn to Play 21 Easy Ukulele Christmas Songs (before Santa slides down your chimney) Beginner-friendly "21 Easy Ukulele Songs for Christmas" may be the easiest way to learn, play and master heart-warming Christmas songs on the ukulele. Here's why... This is not just a book of songs. The authors teach you how to play them in the book and via free online videos included with your purchase. All songs are arranged in order from easiest to hardest, starting with great-sounding 2-chord songs you can learn in minutes. Diagrams and photos of finger placement for all chords eliminate frustration (see page 9). All songs include lyrics and both musical and tab notation. Don't read music? Difficulty with chords? Simply follow the tabs and play melody. The authors make it as easy as pumpkin pie! Here's what customer Arlene Kennedy writes: "... I LOVE the tabs. I am not too great at chords. My 72 year old fingers are not co-operating. I did the 'tab' and it works fine for me. I also have a terrible singing voice. Now I can play a song using melody instead of chords..." You'll be learning from the award-winning musicians and music teacher duo who authored the best-selling book 21 Songs in 6 Days... and developed a popular ukulele teaching curriculum used by thousands of students. FREE BONUS VIDEOS: your purchase includes online video instructions for all 21 songs, so you can hear the songs and see how to play them. Page 8 includes directions for activating your free membership at ukulele.io. In no time, you'll be filling your home with nostalgic Christmas favorites, including: Jingle Bells Up on the Housetop Away in a Manger Silent Night Jolly Old Saint Nicholas Deck the Halls We Three Kings And 14 more seasonal treasures Click the book cover above to "Look inside" for all 21 songs. 21 Easy Ukulele Songs for Christmas Also Teaches You: How to read tablature (tabs) - even if you've never played before, this book is all you need to play beautiful Christmas songs, quickly and easily. How to perform easy or elaborate strumming patterns for each song to suit your skill level and add interesting variety. How to fingerpick and use simple techniques to create different sounds to add your own flair to your Christmas songs How to play duets with a friend or family member for a richer-sounding arrangement (perfect for caroling at home or around the neighborhood). Plus a brief history of each song, a glossary of terms, and more. It's never been easier to learn, play and master some of the greatest Christmas songs ever written. You'll be ready to impress and entertain your friends and family this Christmas and for many more to come. Grab your copy of 21 Easy Ukulele Songs for Christmas today and have yourself a merry little Christmas day!

21 Songs in 6 Days

Author: Rebecca Bogart
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1502760274
Release Date: 2014-10-07
Genre: Music

Learn from professional musicians how to play the ukulele in six days.

My First Ukulele for Kids

Author: Ben Parker
Publisher:
ISBN: 1908707119
Release Date: 2012-11
Genre: Music

This book is the perfect introduction to the Ukulele for kids of all ages. With no sheet music to follow, kids can easily follow the clear and simple diagrams and photos to learn their first chords, play fun tunes and gain confidence playing their first uke! * Easy to follow instructions and illustrations * Simple exercises to follow and practice * Learn at their own pace * Fun and easy songs, chords and tunes to play * Simply follow the lessons in the book and kids will be playing ukulele in no time !

Hal Leonard Ukulele Method

Author: Lil' Rev
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781495034008
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Music

(Fretted). 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 audio features 51 tracks of songs for demonstration and play along.

Learn to Play the Alfred Way Baritone Uke

Author: Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music
ISBN: 1457438305
Release Date:
Genre: Music

Now, everything you need to know to play the baritone ukulele in one book. Start from the beginning by learning about the parts of the instrument, learn how to hold it and how to tune it. You will then learn the basics of reading music. You will learn to play using popular songs including Tom Dooley, The Streets of Laredo, When the Saints Go Marching In, The Red River Valley and many more. A dictionary of baritone ukulele chords is included.

How to Play the Hawaiian Ukulele

Author: Diane Witt
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1566472989
Release Date: 2000-09-01
Genre: Music

This easy-to-follow guide instructs how to play the popular Hawaiian musical instrument- the ukulele- in ten easy lessons. Readers will learn how to read music, strumming techniques, finger exercises, and accompaniments and songs to sing along to. Includes a glossary and chord chart for easy reference.

Let s Kanikapila

Author: Michael Preston
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 1566478065
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Music

Ukulele expert and enthusiast Michael Preston presents an interesting and comprehensive guide to learn how to play one of Hawaii's most popular instruments. This book includes: strumming and picking techniques, information about different types of ukulele, tips on purchasing an instrument, the history of the ukulele in Hawaii, ten lessons with step-by-step photographic instructions. Let's Kanikapila! Ten Steps to Learn Ukulele the Hawaiian Way is an easy-to-follow plan for beginners to launch their first efforts. Lessons are designed to progressively learn all the chords by playing fun and familiar songs such as Sakura, Twinkle Twinkle, Kookaburra, Skip to My Lou, and Red River Valley. Hawaiian songs such as Hawaii Ponoi and Pua Lililehua as well as a Hawaiian translation of Silent Night are also included among other local selections. Complete with an audio CD of sample songs and tutorials, here is everything ukulele players want and need to know about playing their favorite instrument Hawaiian-style.

Ukulele from the Beginning Book 2

Author: Christopher Hussey
Publisher: Chester Music
ISBN: 9780857124128
Release Date: 2010-10-20
Genre: Music

Ukulele From The Beginning: Book 2 is a great collection of favourite songs specially chosen from primary school-age children starting to learn the instrument! It follows on from Book 1, building on the foundations and framework for learning the instrument. No previous knowledge of music is necessary for pupils... or the teacher! Just master the easy-to-play chord shapes and sing along! Ukulele From The Beginning is an ideal introduction to this great little instrument and in no time at all the whole class will be playing and accompanying themselves! They'll soon want to be learning more!

Ukulele Chords

Author: MEL BAY
Publisher: Mel Bay Publications
ISBN: 9781619114951
Release Date: 2015-04-28
Genre: Music

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. This book comes with an online instructional video