The Complete Ukulele Method: Mastering Ukulele

The Complete Ukulele Method: Mastering Ukulele

By Greg Horne and Shana Aisenberg / ed. Daniel Ho Ukulele Book & DVD Item: 00-40922
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Learn about arranging chord-melody solos using the entire ukulele fretboard, and have fun playing solos of well-known songs like "When the Saints Go Marching In" and "The Star-Spangled Banner." Techniques like triplet strums, bursts, split strums, and fan strokes are introduced. Explore musical styles such as old school, ragtime, Hawaiian, fingerstyle, and rock---and learn rhythms from around the world. Have fun rocking, getting funky, and improvising over jazz progressions. Any ukulele player, no matter how advanced, will improve their playing with this book and DVD featuring ukulele star Daniel Ho.

Recipient of "Best in Show" Award at NAMM 2014.


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Contents

Title
About the Authors
Introduction
Chapter 1---The World A'Chording to Uke
Lesson 1: The Harmonized Major Scale
Lesson 2: Four Types of 7th Chord Inversions
Lesson 3: Major and Minor 6th Inversions
Lesson 4: Suspended Chords
Lesson 5: What Are All Those Other Numbers, Anyway?
Lesson 6: ii-V-I Progression
Chapter 2---Arranging Chord-Melody Style up the Neck
Lesson 1: Chord Scale
Lesson 2: When the Saints Go Marching In (Chord-Melody)
When the Saints Go Marching In (Chord-Melody)
Lesson 3: The Star-Spangled Banner (Chord-Melody)
The Star-Spangled Banner (Chord-Melody)
Lesson 4: Jazzin' the Blues (Chord-Melody)
Chapter 3---Yet More Strums and Techniques
Lesson 1: Reviewing Triples, Bursts, and Split Strums
Lesson 2: The Fan Stroke
Lesson 3: The Fan Stroke Continued
Lesson 4: One-Finger Tremolo
Lesson 5: Rasgueados
Big Flamenco Workout
Chapter 4---Old-School Fancy: Traditional Ragtime, Jazz, and Hawaiian
Lesson 1: Aloha 'Oe
Aloha 'Oe
Lesson 2: Raggin' on 12th Street
Raggin' on 12th Street
Lesson 3: A Tune in the Formby Style
George on Holiday
Lesson 4: Autumn Has Left
Autumn Has Left
Lesson 5: Has Anybody Seen My Uke?
Has Anybody Seen My Uke?
Lesson 6: A New Triple Strum from the Islands
The Breeze Through the Trees Blows with Ease
Chapter 5---Scales and Arpeggios: Positions up the Neck
Lesson 1: Major Scale Positions
Lesson 2: À La Mode
Lesson 3: Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales
Lesson 4: Arpeggios
Lesson 5: Scale and Arpeggio Practice Ideas
Chapter 6---Fingerstyle
Lesson 1: House of the Rising Sun (Chord-Melody)
House of the Rising Sun (Chord-Melody)
House of the Rising Sun (Variation 1)
House of the Rising Sun (Variation 2)
Lesson 2: Cross-String Fingering
Lesson 3: Arpeggi-Uke (Cross-String)
Arpeggi-Uke (Cross-String)
Lesson 4: Cross-String Rag
Cross-String Rag
Lesson 5: Miss Mcleod's Reel
Miss Mcleod's Reel
Chapter 7---Rockin' the Uke
Lesson 1: Song for George
Song for George
Lesson 2: Body Percussion
Lesson 3: Funky Funk Strumming
Lesson 4: Building a Groove by Layers
Gloves Off
Chapter 8---Jazz Improvisation
Lesson 1: Improvising over Dominant 7th Chords
Lesson 2: Improvising over Other Types of 7th Chords
Chapter 9---World Rhythms and Scales
Lesson 1: Odd Time Signatures
Lesson 2: Harmonic Minor and Its Modes
Lesson 3: Balkan up the Wrong Tree!
Balkan up the Wrong Tree!

Additional Information

Series: Complete Method
Author: Greg Horne, Shana Aisenberg
Instrument: Ukulele
Format: Book & DVD
Page Count: 64
Item Number: 00-40922
ISBN 10: 0-7390-9554-4
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-9554-6
UPC: 038081459110

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