Hey everyone, Alissa is back with another brilliant tutorial (you might remember her from the brilliant lesson she did on Sam Smith’s Too Good At Goodbyes earlier in the year). This time she’s taken her skills to the beautiful Let Her Go by Passenger.
It’s possible to play a musical instrument like a ukulele and have no music reading skills whatsoever, I did it for years as a guitar player. That said, when I committed to learning a little more about music, it opened my eyes (or should that be ears) to so much more.
Vance Joy’s 2013 hit Riptide has been one of the most popular songs to play on ukulele since it’s debut 5 years ago. Thanks to its positive feel and pop culture references throughout, Riptide has become a modern classic. Let’s take a look at how to play it…
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…