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Ukulele In A Day For Dummies

Ukulele In A Day For Dummies

Alistair Wood

ISBN: 978-1-118-38036-9

May 2012

66 pages

Select type: E-Book



Who doesn't want to learn how to play the ukulele? The uke is hot. And learning to play this instrument at a basic level is quick and easy for even the most inexperienced musicians - especially with Ukulele in a Day For Dummies! With this great introductory package, readers get the information they need to pick up a ukulele and try it out.

Ukulele in a Day For Dummies:

  • Covers ukulele basics
  • Introduces readers to basic chords and strumming patterns
  • Provides everything needed for readers to play a simple tune or two at the end of the day! 
  • Comes with access to 29 audio tracks and a half dozen instructional videos so you can read, hear, and see how to play the uke

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Ukulexicon 3

Chapter 2: Buying a Ukulele 11

Chapter 3: Getting in Tune 21

Chapter 4: Before You Play a Note 27

Chapter 5: Making Music 37

Chapter 6: Where to Go from Here 59

1_Tuning notes for gCEA
2_Down-down-up strum
3_'Li'l Liza Jane' chord chart
4_'I'll Fly Away' strum notation
5_'Wayfaring Stranger' chord chart
6_Ten (Plus) Ukulele Players to Know