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Alfred Music Publishing Expands Award-Winning Kid’s Method with New Ukulele Course

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922, is proud to expand its best-selling, award-winning series of method books for kids with Alfred’s Kid’s Ukulele Course 1, a captivating kid-friendly method for the ukulele, by Ron Manus and L.C. Harnsberger.

Geared for kids ages five and up, Alfred’s Kid’s Ukulele Course 1 is the easiest ukulele method ever, and will get them playing songs on the ukulele right away. Three irresistible ukulele experts—a clever classical dog, one cool jazz cat, and a friendly alligator who loves the blues—guide students along, focusing kids' attention by pointing out what's important on each page and making learning fun!

TIn addition to being a great method for teachers, Alfred’s Kid’s Ukulele Course is designed so that parents can effectively guide their children through the course, even if they’ve never had any musical training themselves. In addition, an included CD contains demonstration and play-along tracks with accompaniment for each song so the parent and child always know they are playing the lesson correctly. Kids will get to play along on the ukulele to such favorites as “Three Blind Mice,” “Yankee Doodle,” “Over the Rainbow,” and many more.

Alfred’s Kid’s Ukulele Course 1 is now available as a book and CD for $14.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at