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Learning to Play Ukulele Made Fun and Easy with Alfred’s Basic Ukulele Method

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational print music publishing since 1922, provides music lovers the opportunity to learn to play ukulele with a new instructional method within its best-selling Alfred’s Basic Series.

Alfred’s Basic Ukulele Method is a fun and easy way to learn how to play ukulele, even if you’ve never picked up an instrument before. The book features clear, well-paced instruction that covers all the necessities, including how to hold your ukulele, tuning your ukulele, right- and left-hand techniques, the basics of reading music, chords, strumming patterns, and how to read TAB. In addition, new players will get to learn ukulele favorites right away, including “Aloha ‘Oe,” “The Sloop ‘John B’,” “Over the Rainbow,” and many more.

The available CD and DVD, sold separately or together with the book, demonstrate professional accuracy and technique for all of the included songs.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving our environment, this book is printed on 100% recycled paper stock.

Alfred’s Basic Ukulele Method is now available in book, CD, and DVD combos from $6.99 to $24.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at