I recently bought a canjo which isn’t exactly a ukulele but I figured it might be of interest to the ukulele go readers.
Getting to grips with the blues scale on ukulele is a great way to add a little improvisation to your routine. It’s nice to get a little free with your playing from time to time and just do what you like. Let’s take a look at the blues scale to get you started.
If you’re looking to get a little faster with your ukulele skills then there are few better ways than to use a metronome. It may seem counterintuitive but slowing down is one of the best ways to speed up.
C is probably the first chord that almost everyone learns on ukulele. It’s simple to play and it sets you up in the key of C which is one of the easiest keys to play in. Let’s take a look at the C chord in a little more detail.
How I’ve managed to run a ukulele website that teaches people to play ukulele for years yet haven’t covered hammer-ons and pull-offs in all that time I do not know. The good news is I’m correcting that right here, right now. Let’s get to it…
I’m really pleased to announce that I now have a courses section live on the website.
Hatikvah is a Jewish poem and also the national anthem of Israel. It’s lyrics were adapted from a poem by Naftali Herz Imber which was written back in 1877. This solo version for ukulele works really well and should teach you a thing or two…
I recently spotted this rather brilliant solo fingerstyle arrangement of Sam Smith’s Too Good At Goodbyes on Youtube…
Etude Op No. 2 is a relatively simple classical piece composed by Spanish classical guitarist/composer Fernando Sor. It translates rather beautifully to ukulele and is quite fun to play.
I’ve recently designed these ukulele sound hole t-shirts which are now available for pre-order.