$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
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
How to Practice
Lesson 4: Rests
Lesson 5: Dotted Half Notes
When the Saints Go Marching In
Lesson 6: Natural Notes on the 1st String
Organizing a Practice Session
Buy a Metronome
Conclusion and Resources for Further Study
Lesson 1: The Major Scale Is Your Measuring Stick
Lesson 2: Reading Tablature
Mary Had a Border Collie
Lesson 3: The Notes on the Fretboard
Chapter 2---Strum, Strum, Strum
Chapter 9---Ukulele Blues
Lesson 1: The 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 2: Memorizing the 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 3: The Blues Shuffle Rhythm
Lesson 1: Your First Chords
Shufflin' Through the Blues in A
Hitch in My Git-Along Rag
Lesson 2: Changing Chords
Lesson 3: Play Some Real Songs
Oh! Susanna
Lesson 4: The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 5: Transposition
Lesson 6: Transposing the Blues and the Minor Pentatonic Scale
12-Bar Blues in C (A Bouncy C!)
Lesson 4: Spice Up Your Strumming
Lesson 5: More Chords More Chords
My Dear, Dear Mama from Madeira
Nunmoor Blues: A 12-Bar Blues in A Minor
Chapter 10---Introduction to Fingerstyle
Lesson 1: The Right-Hand Position
How Will I Ever Learn to Charleston If I Can't Even Tie My Own Shoes?
Lesson 4: The Triple Strum
The Secret Handshake Rag
Lesson 5: The Triple Burst Strum
When the Saints Go Marching In
Lesson 7: Blues in a Minor Key
Wai O Ke Aniani (Crystal Water)
Lesson 2: Arpeggio Pattern T-I-M-A
Lesson 2: Adding Percussion with Mute Strokes
Lesson 8: Eighth Notes (Of Course)
Lesson 9: Dotted Quarter Notes
Ode to Joy
Lesson 10: Sharps and Flats
Raised by Gypsies
Lesson 11: Accidentals in a Key Signature
Red River Valley
Lesson 12: Ties
King on the Beach
Lesson 13: Navigating a Musical Map
Chapter 4---Theory Without Fear, or a Little Knowledge Can Get You Jamming
Lesson 2: The Circle of 5ths
Lesson 3: Intervals Are Your Building Blocks
Lesson 4: Harmony and Chords
Chapter 5---Old-Time Ukulele and Backing Up Fiddle Tunes
About the Authors
Introduction
Chapter 1---Getting Started
Uke Got Soul
Chapter 8---Taking It Home: Island Style
Aloha 'Oe
Lesson 1: New Strums
Lesson 6: Minor Chords
It's Only a Minor Inconvenience
Lesson 7: Waltz Time 3/4
Amazing Grace
Hi'ilawe
Lesson 3: Middle and Ring Fingers Together
Lesson 4: Fingerpicking in 3/4
Lesson 5: Alternating-Thumb Pattern T-I-T-M
Chapter 11---Getting Ready for the Next Level
Musical Expression
Appendix A---How to Practice
Low-G Tuning
Chapter 3---Reading Standard Music Notation
Lesson 1: The Notes and the Staff
Lesson 2: The Natural Notes on the 3rd and 2nd Strings
Lesson 3: Time
Lesson 7: The C Major Scale
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?
Soldier's Joy
Chapter 6---Old School: The Swingin' Ukulele
Lesson 1: How to Swing
Lesson 2: Sixes and Sevens and Chords
Lesson 3: Fiddle Tune Form and Soldier's Joy in D
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 3: The Circle of 5ths Progression
Lesson 1: Know Your Uke
Hula for Ho'opi'i
Lesson 8: Right-Hand Tools and Techniques
Ukaleidoscope
Lesson 1: Strum Patterns and a Tune in G
This Hammer's Too Heavy
Lesson 2: Accenting the Backbeat, the E and E7 Chords, and Sally Ann in A
Sally Ann