$29.99
The Complete Ukulele Method: Complete Edition
By Greg Horne and Shana Aisenberg / ed. Daniel Ho
Item: 00-43630
UPC: 038081492247
ISBN 10: 1470617684
ISBN 13: 9781470617684
PRICE: $29.99
Series: Complete Method
Category: Ukulele Method or Supplement
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Ukulele
Beginning Ukulele, Intermediate Ukulele, and Mastering Ukulele together in one complete, comprehensive instruction book dedicated to revealing the secrets of the ukulele!

Anyone interested in playing ukulele can pick up this fun, well-paced method and get started right away. Learn everything you need to know, including chords, strumming, picking, basic music theory, and reading tablature (TAB) and standard music notation. Featuring practice tips and other important issues for the beginning ukulelist, this comprehensive edition takes you from the absolute beginner level up to advanced chords and chord-melody playing. Play classics like "Amazing Grace," "Greensleeves," "When the Saints Go Marching In," and "The Star-Spangled Banner," and develop your skills to include jazz improvisation. Whether you are just starting to play ukulele or are an advanced player looking to improve your playing, this is the one book you need. Guitarists looking to expand their musical horizons will also find this to be the perfect introduction to the ukulele.

Features
* Examples in easy-to-read TAB and standard music notation
* Large chord and scale diagrams
* Plenty of fun examples to play in a variety of musical styles
* Lessons on classic ukulele strums, such as the split strum, triple strum, and triple burst strum
* All essential left-hand ukulele techniques, including hammer-ons, pull-offs, and slides
* Includes an MP3 CD with over 150 minutes of demonstrations by ukulele virtuoso Daniel Ho.
TITLE COMPOSER
Lesson 1: The Syncopated Strum
Chapter 4---Melodic Playing
Lesson 4: Jazzin' the Blues (Chord-Melody)
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
Lesson 1: Open-Position Scales
Lesson 2: Playing Melodies
Amazing Grace
Red River Valley
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
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 5: More Chords More Chords
My Dear, Dear Mama from Madeira
Wai O Ke Aniani (Crystal Water)
Lesson 6: Minor Chords
Lesson 7: Blues in a Minor Key
Nunmoor Blues: A 12-Bar Blues in A Minor
Chapter 10---Introduction to Fingerstyle
Lesson 1: The Right-Hand Position
Rolling Down That Long Lonesome Road
Lesson 4: Fingerpicking in 3/4 and 6/8 Time
Lesson 5: House of the Rising Uke
House of the Rising Uke
Lesson 2: Reading Tablature
Lesson 1: New Strums
Chapter 5---3rds and 6ths
Aloha 'Oe
Lesson 7: The C Major Scale
INTERMEDIATE UKULELE
Lesson 3: Ashgrove (Chord-Melody)
Chapter 7---Rockin' the Uke
The Secret Handshake Rag
Lesson 5: The Triple Burst Strum
Hitch in My Git-Along Rag
Chapter 7---Rocking Out the Uke
Salty Dog Blues
Lesson 6: Jazzin' the Blues
Lesson 7: 16-Bar Ragtime Blues
Alice's Red Hot Electric Rag
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: The Triple Strum
Lesson 5: Circle of 5ths Blues Progressions
Lesson 1: Chord Scale
Raised by Gypsies
Lesson 3: Diminished and Augmented Triads
Lesson 1: Everything You Wanted to Know About Jazz
Lesson 4: Building a Groove by Layers
This Hammer's Too Heavy
Lesson 2: Rhythms Using Triplets
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: 3+3+2
Lesson 4: Split Strum
Lesson 5: Bo Diddley Beat, or Clave
Lesson 6: 3/4 and 6/8 Time Signatures
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
Soldier's Joy
Ukaleidoscope
Lesson 5: Bending Strings and Vibrato
House of the Rising Sun (Variation 1)
Chapter 3---Reading Standard Music Notation
It's Only a Minor Inconvenience
Lesson 2: Arpeggio Pattern T-I-M-A
Chapter 7---On the Other Hand: Tricks and Techniques for the Fretting Hand
Lesson 4: Arpeggios
Lesson 7: Waltz Time 3/4
Amazing Grace
Lesson 8: Right-Hand Tools and Techniques
Hi'ilawe
Lesson 3: Middle and Ring Fingers Together
Lesson 4: Fingerpicking in 3/4
Lesson 5: Alternating-Thumb Pattern T-I-T-M
Lesson 1: Hammer-Ons
Lesson 2: Pull-Offs
Lesson 3: Combining Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Lesson 4: Slides
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)
Lesson 2: Changing Chords
Lesson 3: Play Some Real Songs
Oh! Susanna
When the Saints Go Marching In
Chapter 6---Fingerstyle Uke
Lesson 1: Fingerpicking Patterns
Lesson 2: Alice's Red Hot Electric Rag (Fingerstyle Version)
Alice's Red Hot Electric Rag (Fingerstyle Version)
Autumn Has Left
Lesson 5: Has Anybody Seen My Uke?
Has Anybody Seen My Uke?
Lesson 6: A New Triple Strum from the Islands
Shufflin' Through the Blues in A
Lesson 4: The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 5: Transposition
Lesson 6: Transposing the Blues and the Minor Pentatonic Scale
BEGINNING UKULELE
Lesson 3: Moveable Chord Forms, or How I Learned to Be My Own Chord Dictionary
Lesson 3: Scales up the Neck
Lesson 4: One-Finger Tremolo
About the Authors
Introduction
Chapter 8---Taking It Home: Island Style
Aloha 'Oe
Lesson 4: Aura Lee
Aura Lee
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?
Uke Got Soul
Chapter 1---Getting Started
Lesson 1: Know Your Uke
Lesson 5: Oh! Susanna
Oh! Susanna
Lesson 5: Rasgueados
Big Flamenco Workout
Chapter 4---Old-School Fancy: Traditional Ragtime, Jazz, and Hawaiian
Lesson 1: Aloha 'Oe
Lesson 3: Balkan up the Wrong Tree!
Lesson 3: Intervals Are Your Building Blocks
All Along the Stairway
Lesson 3: Soloing Using the Minor Pentatonic Scale
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: 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: 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 2: 16-Bar Blues
Lesson 3: 8-Bar Blues
Lesson 4: Turnarounds
Louie's Wild Thing
Uke's Got Rhythm
Lesson 2: Improvising over Other Types of 7th Chords
King on the Beach
Lesson 1: Your First Chords
Lesson 3: The Blues Shuffle Rhythm
Ode to Joy (Harmonized in 6ths)
Lesson 4: Autumn Has Left
Lesson 4: Spice Up Your Strumming
12-Bar Blues in C (a Bouncy C!)
Lesson 3: Banjo Rolls
The Breeze Through the Trees Blows with Ease
Lesson 1: The Notes and the Staff
Lesson 2: The Natural Notes on the 3rd and 2nd Strings
Lesson 3: Time
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
House of the Rising Sun (Variation 2)
Lesson 2: Cross-String Fingering
Lesson 3: Arpeggi-Uke (Cross-String)
Arpeggi-Uke (Cross-String)
Chapter 11---Getting Ready for the Next Level
Musical Expression
Appendix
Low-G Tuning
Lesson 6: Ashgrove (Using Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs)
Ashgrove
Lesson 7: Sitting on Top of the World (Using Sliding)
Sitting on Top of the World
Lesson 4: Rests
How to Practice
Chapter 8---Chord-Melody
Lesson 4: Cross-String Rag
Lesson 1: Chord-Melody Style
Oh! Susanna (Chord-Melody)
Lesson 2: Amazing Grace (Chord-Melody)
Amazing Grace (Chord-Melody)
Organizing a Practice Session
Buy a Metronome
Conclusion and Resources for Further Study
Cross-String Rag
Lesson 5: Miss Mcleod's Reel
Miss Mcleod's Reel
Lesson 5: Dotted Half Notes
When the Saints Go Marching In
Lesson 6: Natural Notes on the 1st String
Mary Had a Border Collie
Lesson 3: The Notes on the Fretboard
Chapter 2---Strum, Strum, Strum
Lesson 2: Raggin' on 12th Street
Raggin' on 12th Street
Lesson 3: A Tune in the Formby Style
George on Holiday
Lesson 1: 3rds
Ode to Joy (Harmonized in 3rds)
Lesson 2: 6ths
Hula for Ho'opi'i
Chapter 9---Ukulele Blues
Lesson 1: The 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 2: Memorizing the 12-Bar Blues
Ashgrove (Chord-Melody)
Lesson 4: Greensleeves (Chord-Melody)
Greensleeves (Chord-Melody)
Chapter 9---Getting Jazzy 53
Lesson 8: Eighth Notes (Of Course)
Lesson 9: Dotted Quarter Notes
Ode to Joy
Lesson 10: Sharps and Flats
Introduction
Chapter 1---The World A'Chording to Uke
Lesson 1: Theory and Major Triad Inversions
Lesson 2: Minor Inversions
Lesson 1: Song for George
Song for George
Lesson 2: Body Percussion
Lesson 3: Funky Funk Strumming
Lesson 11: Accidentals in a Key Signature
Red River Valley
Lesson 12: Ties
Lesson 2: Has Anybody Seen My Uke? (32-Bar Progression)
Has Anybody Seen My Uke?
Lesson 3: Uke's Got Rhythm Changes
Lesson 4: Dominant 7th Chords
Lesson 5: Diminished 7th Chords
Lesson 6: I-IV-V Progressions Using Moveable Shapes
Gloves Off
Chapter 8---Jazz Improvisation
Lesson 1: Improvising over Dominant 7th Chords
Chapter 9---World Rhythms and Scales
Lesson 1: Odd Time Signatures
Lesson 2: Harmonic Minor and Its Modes
Lesson 7: I-vi-ii-V
There Must Be Fifty Ways (to Leave the Fifties)
There Must Be Fifty Ways (to Leave the Fifties) in F
Lesson 8: i-VII-VI
Lesson 4: Gypsy Jazz
Chapter 10---Let's Jam
Lesson 1: Jamming On the Blues
Lesson 2: Pentatonic Scales
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
Lesson 2: The Circle of 5ths
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 4: Soloing Using the Major Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 5: Combining Major Pentatonic, Minor Pentatonic, and Blues Scales in a Solo
MASTERING UKULELE
All Along the Stairway in D Minor
Chapter 2---Expanding Your Groove Palette
Lesson 1: Groove Concepts
Balkan up the Wrong Tree!
Chapter 3---Kind of Blue
Lesson 3: Major and Minor 6th Inversions
Chapter 6---Old School: The Swingin' Ukulele