$24.99
The Complete Ukulele Method: Beginning Ukulele
By Greg Horne and Shana Aisenberg / ed. Daniel Ho
Item: 00-40916
UPC: 038081459097
ISBN 10: 073909548X
ISBN 13: 9780739095485
PRICE: $24.99
Series: Complete Method
Category: Ukulele Method or Supplement
Format: Book & DVD
Instrument: Ukulele
The First Book and DVD in The Complete Ukulele Method!
Perfect for beginning ukulelists as well as players who want to enhance their knowledge, Beginning Ukulele teaches everything you need to know to get started on the instrument, including chords, strumming, picking, basic music theory, and reading tablature (TAB) and standard music notation. Guitarists wanting to expand their musical horizons will also find this to be the perfect introduction to playing the ukulele. The book features lots of fun songs in a variety of styles, including rock, blues, Hawaiian, fiddle tunes, and fingerstyle. On the DVD, Daniel Ho's friendly, easy-to-understand explanations and demonstrations make learning to play the ukulele fun and easy. Featuring practice tips and other important issues for the beginning ukulelist, Beginning Ukulele is the most thorough method available for beginning ukulele students.
Features:
* Examples in easy-to-read TAB and standard music notation
* Songs and solos to practice
* Special ukulele strums and other right-hand techniques, such as fingerstyle and picking
* Left-hand techniques, including hammer-ons, pull-offs, and slides
* Topics such as music theory, improvising, and how to practice
* Lessons on ukulele styles, including folk, Hawaiian, rock, blues, and more!
TITLE COMPOSER
Lesson 5: The Triple Burst Strum
Hitch in My Git-Along Rag
Chapter 7---Rocking Out the Uke
Lesson 1: The Syncopated Strum
My Feet Hurt (Oy! Sole Blisters!)
Autoharp Sale (Replace Old Zithers!)
Dreams of Summer on a Gloomy Day (Haze, Cold, Misters)
Lesson 2: Adding Percussion with Mute Strokes
King on the Beach
Lesson 13: Navigating a Musical Map
Chapter 4---Theory Without Fear, or a Little Knowledge Can Get You Jamming
Lesson 1: The Major Scale Is Your Measuring Stick
The Secret Handshake Rag
Lesson 2: The Circle of 5ths
This Hammer's Too Heavy
Lesson 3: Intervals Are Your Building Blocks
Lesson 4: Harmony and Chords
Chapter 5---Old-Time Ukulele and Backing Up Fiddle Tunes
Lesson 1: Strum Patterns and a Tune in G
Lesson 1: Your First Chords
Chapter 9---Ukulele Blues
Lesson 10: Sharps and Flats
Raised by Gypsies
Lesson 11: Accidentals in a Key Signature
Red River Valley
Lesson 1: Know Your Uke
Uke Got Soul
Lesson 12: Ties
Soldier's Joy
Chapter 6---Old School: The Swingin' Ukulele
Lesson 1: How to Swing
Lesson 2: Sixes and Sevens and Chords
Lesson 3: The Circle of 5ths Progression
How Will I Ever Learn to Charleston If I Can't Even Tie My Own Shoes?
Lesson 4: The Triple Strum
Lesson 4: Spice Up Your Strumming
Lesson 4: The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 5: More Chords More Chords
My Dear, Dear Mama from Madeira
Wai O Ke Aniani (Crystal Water)
Lesson 5: Transposition
Lesson 6: Transposing the Blues and the Minor Pentatonic Scale
12-Bar Blues in C (A Bouncy C!)
Lesson 7: Blues in a Minor Key
Lesson 3: Time
Chapter 11---Getting Ready for the Next Level
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Lesson 4: Rests
Lesson 5: Dotted Half Notes
Musical Expression
Appendix A---How to Practice
Low-G Tuning
When the Saints Go Marching In
How to Practice
Lesson 6: Minor Chords
Nunmoor Blues: A 12-Bar Blues in A Minor
Ode to Joy
Organizing a Practice Session
Buy a Metronome
Conclusion and Resources for Further Study
About the Authors
Introduction
Chapter 1---Getting Started
Lesson 3: Moveable Chord Forms, or How I Learned to Be My Own Chord Dictionary
In My Spare Time with No Money Down!
Lesson 4: Using Moveable Chords, Left-Hand Mute Strokes, Reggae, and Soul
Who Wants a Cool Beverage?
Lesson 2: Reading Tablature
Mary Had a Border Collie
Lesson 3: The Notes on the Fretboard
Chapter 2---Strum, Strum, Strum
Chapter 8---Taking It Home: Island Style
Aloha 'Oe
Lesson 1: New Strums
Hula for Ho'opi'i
Lesson 2: Accenting the Backbeat, the E and E7 Chords, and Sally Ann in A
Sally Ann
Lesson 3: Fiddle Tune Form and Soldier's Joy in D
Lesson 8: Right-Hand Tools and Techniques
Lesson 3: Middle and Ring Fingers Together
Lesson 6: Natural Notes on the 1st String
Lesson 7: The C Major Scale
Lesson 8: Eighth Notes (Of Course)
Lesson 9: Dotted Quarter Notes
Lesson 2: The Natural Notes on the 3rd and 2nd Strings
Lesson 4: Fingerpicking in 3/4
Chapter 3---Reading Standard Music Notation
Lesson 1: The Notes and the Staff
Lesson 5: Alternating-Thumb Pattern T-I-T-M
Ukaleidoscope
Lesson 2: Changing Chords
Lesson 3: Play Some Real Songs
Oh! Susanna
When the Saints Go Marching In
Lesson 1: The 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 2: Memorizing the 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 3: The Blues Shuffle Rhythm
Shufflin' Through the Blues in A
It's Only a Minor Inconvenience
Lesson 7: Waltz Time 3/4
Amazing Grace
Chapter 10---Introduction to Fingerstyle
Lesson 1: The Right-Hand Position
Lesson 2: Arpeggio Pattern T-I-M-A
Hi'ilawe