Fingerpicking can be pretty daunting if you’re new to ukulele. It sounds really impressive, looks very complicated and as a result it can take a while to really to get to grips with, but did you know there’s another option?
There are two tips I learned when playing guitar that I think are the two most important things I ever learned. Fortunately for you guys these lessons translate perfectly to ukulele and are simple enough to get to grips with.
I was doing a bit of playing by ear the other night and I ended up listening to a great cover version of Cat Stevens’ The First Cut Is The Deepest which inspired me to do a really basic fingerpicking tab for any beginners out there.
It’s a good idea to have a little bit of a warm up before you start playing your ukulele. Get those fingers loosened up and ready for action. Here’s a left hand warm up routine that I’ve brought over from my guitar practice schedule…
When you start playing ukulele you’re going to encounter a lot of ukulele chord boxes. It’s worth knowing how to read these so you can learn a host of new chords. Here’s how you read a ukulele chord box… Continue reading →