My youngest son Max is now 7 years old which I think is a great age to start learning to play ukulele. There are challenges that come with learning to play ukulele at such a young age, here are some of the ways that I’ve found to work when teaching him. hopefully they can work for your children too…
My podcast has been running for a few weeks now and I’ve finally bitten the bullet and brought a guest onto the show. This week Alex B from Southern Ukulele Store joins me to talk all about strings. Continue reading
It’s a few weeks from Christmas and I know it’s early but if you want to learn those yuletide songs you need to start practicing sooner rather than later. Now is a great time to work on your Christmas repertoire. Below are the best free ukulele christmas tabs I’ve found…
I don’t arrange an awful lot of songs myself but that’s something I’m looking to fix. I decided to get the ball rolling with my attempt at Bobby McFerrin’s 1988 classic, Don’t Worry Be Happy.
Today I’m giving my thoughts on the ukulele membership site Rock Class 101. Before I continue let me point out that I am in no way affiliated with Rock Class 101 but I am a user. On with the review… Continue reading
Nana para Eva (translated as lullaby for Eva) is a beautiful solo ukulele arrangement from Choan Gálvez. Choan has very kindly allowed me to publish the tab here for you to learn.
I’ve only gone and done it. I’ve created a Ukulele Go podcast. To begin with the podcast essentially takes content from the website and lets you access it as audio so you can listen to it on the go. It’s not a show in it’s own right with guests but who knows where it will go?
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…