Anyone who aspires to play ukulele in the last decade will certainly have stumbled across or maybe even skimmed through a copy of the ‘Absolute Beginners Ukulele’ by Steven Sproat along with and usually right next to ‘Big Dummies Guide To The Ukulele’ by Alistair Wood. A short while ago[…]
As a schoolboy I remember the luxury of being allowed to watch a new programme on ITV called ‘Do Not Adjust Your Set’. Thereafter down every lavendar polished school corridor could be heard the refrain .. Hunting Tigers Out In India. Many of the ‘Mont Python’ team were in the[…]
Phil and Ian offer us insights into how they came to play the style of music for which they are renown in an informal atmosphere at the Fourcroft Hotel in Tenby. They go on to say where they see ukulele is going as an instrument in 2016 and tell us about their favourite songs from artists past and present.
The following exercises are to help you become more familiar with moveable chords and extend your dexterity down the neck of the fret board. Exercise 1 Finger an A chord without using your Index Finger. Now as you slide up the neck one fret at a time add the index[…]
This video was shot last year at a special preview concert of Will Grove-White’s “Small Fry Album” on September 2nd 2013 at the South Bank centre in London. The song lyrics are by Will’s Grandmother Mary Dobbs.
This morning I had the pleasure of interviewing Will Grove-White who kindly gave up more than an hour of his time for http://www.ukuleletutorial.com/ before getting ready to go on tour to Hong Kong and China. Q We all know you as a ukulele player. Was that your first instrument and[…]
This tutorial is an excellent beginning to spicing up your chord playing by using alternative chords to C Am Dm and G7. These new chord shapes make it easy to develop a good rhythmic style of playing. For more information go to www.geraldross.com Amazon.co.uk Widgets
Often when I visit ukulele groups both home and away, there is a tendency in groups of 20 or more, that a few participants will start straight into the song with no introduction and the rest catch up by the end of the first line. Whilst playing in a group[…]