To Play The Ukulele
Published by Fox Chapel Publishing Co. Inc., East Petersburg PA USA
Extract from back cover of book:
Even if you've never played a musical instrument before, you can learn to play the ukulele with this enjoyable, stress-free program. Color photos and easy-to-read chord charts show you exactly how to hold the instrument and position your fingers. Learn at your own pace as you practice keeping time, strumming, finger picking, and chords. Each chapter presents playing techniques with encouraging tips, practical advice, and fun ukulele trivia. You'll be introduced to all the basics of tuning, simple rhythms, reading tablature, chords, the 12-bar blues, and more. Even if you already know how to play the ukulele, you will find ways to improve your style and technique.
Strum along with practice songs on the accompanying CD - the disk includes exercises presenting a full range of playing techniques and fun songs. Begin with simple strumming patterns, and then advance to playing chords and songs. You'll quickly learn to develop your own unique style and embark on a lifetime of musical enjoyment
PAPER: THE BOOK
YOUR EAR: THE CD