$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
Chapter 7---Rocking Out the Uke
Lesson 1: The Syncopated Strum
My Feet Hurt (Oy! Sole Blisters!)
Lesson 7: 16-Bar Ragtime Blues
Alice's Red Hot Electric Rag
Chapter 4---Melodic Playing
Lesson 1: Open-Position Scales
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
Amazing Grace
Red River Valley
Lesson 3: Scales up the Neck
Dreams of Summer on a Gloomy Day (Haze, Cold, Misters)
Lesson 2: Adding Percussion with Mute Strokes
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: One-Finger Tremolo
Lesson 5: Rasgueados
Big Flamenco Workout
Chapter 4---Old-School Fancy: Traditional Ragtime, Jazz, and Hawaiian
About the Authors
Aloha 'Oe
Lesson 1: 3rds
Lesson 3: A Tune in the Formby Style
BEGINNING UKULELE
Who Wants a Cool Beverage?
Uke Got Soul
Chapter 8---Taking It Home: Island Style
Aloha 'Oe
Lesson 2: Raggin' on 12th Street
Raggin' on 12th Street
Aura Lee
Lesson 5: Oh! Susanna
Oh! Susanna
Chapter 5---3rds and 6ths
Lesson 4: Rests
Lesson 5: Dotted Half Notes
Chapter 7---Rockin' the Uke
Lesson 1: Song for George
Oh! Susanna (Chord-Melody)
Lesson 2: Amazing Grace (Chord-Melody)
Appendix
Low-G Tuning
Lesson 2: The Natural Notes on the 3rd and 2nd Strings
Lesson 3: Time
Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Chapter 11---Getting Ready for the Next Level
Musical Expression
Cross-String Rag
Lesson 5: Miss Mcleod's Reel
Miss Mcleod's Reel
Chapter 8---Chord-Melody
Lesson 1: Chord-Melody Style
Wai O Ke Aniani (Crystal Water)
Lesson 6: Minor Chords
It's Only a Minor Inconvenience
Lesson 1: The Right-Hand Position
Lesson 2: Arpeggio Pattern T-I-M-A
Hi'ilawe
Lesson 1: House of the Rising Sun (Chord-Melody)
House of the Rising Sun (Chord-Melody)
House of the Rising Sun (Variation 1)
Lesson 2: Pull-Offs
Lesson 3: Combining Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
Lesson 4: Slides
Lesson 3: Middle and Ring Fingers Together
Lesson 4: Fingerpicking in 3/4
Lesson 5: Alternating-Thumb Pattern T-I-T-M
Lesson 7: Waltz Time 3/4
Amazing Grace
Lesson 8: Right-Hand Tools and Techniques
Chapter 3---Reading Standard Music Notation
Lesson 5: Bending Strings and Vibrato
Lesson 6: Ashgrove (Using Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs)
Ashgrove
Lesson 7: Sitting on Top of the World (Using Sliding)
House of the Rising Sun (Variation 2)
Lesson 2: Cross-String Fingering
Lesson 3: Arpeggi-Uke (Cross-String)
Arpeggi-Uke (Cross-String)
My Dear, Dear Mama from Madeira
Chapter 10---Introduction to Fingerstyle
Lesson 1: Hammer-Ons
Chapter 6---Fingerstyle
Lesson 9: Dotted Quarter Notes
INTERMEDIATE UKULELE
Greensleeves (Chord-Melody)
Chapter 8---Jazz Improvisation
Lesson 2: À La Mode
Lesson 3: Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales
Lesson 4: Arpeggios
Lesson 5: Scale and Arpeggio Practice Ideas
Lesson 4: Fingerpicking in 3/4 and 6/8 Time
Lesson 5: House of the Rising Uke
House of the Rising Uke
Chapter 7---On the Other Hand: Tricks and Techniques for the Fretting Hand
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
Nunmoor Blues: A 12-Bar Blues in A Minor
Oh! Susanna
When the Saints Go Marching In
Lesson 4: Spice Up Your Strumming
Lesson 5: More Chords More Chords
When the Saints Go Marching In
How to Practice
Amazing Grace (Chord-Melody)
Song for George
Lesson 6: Natural Notes on the 1st String
Lesson 7: The C Major Scale
Lesson 8: Eighth Notes (Of Course)
Lesson 2: Body Percussion
Lesson 3: Funky Funk Strumming
Lesson 4: Building a Groove by Layers
Gloves Off
Lesson 3: Ashgrove (Chord-Melody)
Ashgrove (Chord-Melody)
Lesson 4: Greensleeves (Chord-Melody)
Organizing a Practice Session
Buy a Metronome
Conclusion and Resources for Further Study
Hitch in My Git-Along Rag
Lesson 6: Jazzin' the Blues
The Star-Spangled Banner (Chord-Melody)
How Will I Ever Learn to Charleston If I Can't Even Tie My Own Shoes?
Lesson 3: 8-Bar Blues
Chapter 2---Arranging Chord-Melody Style up the Neck
Lesson 1: New Strums
Hula for Ho'opi'i
Chapter 9---Ukulele Blues
Introduction
Chapter 1---Getting Started
Lesson 1: Know Your Uke
Lesson 2: Reading Tablature
Ode to Joy (Harmonized in 3rds)
Lesson 2: 6ths
Ode to Joy (Harmonized in 6ths)
George on Holiday
Lesson 4: Autumn Has Left
Autumn Has Left
Mary Had a Border Collie
Lesson 1: The 12-Bar Blues
Chapter 6---Fingerstyle Uke
Lesson 5: Has Anybody Seen My Uke?
Lesson 5: Bo Diddley Beat, or Clave
Lesson 2: Four Types of 7th Chord Inversions
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
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
Lesson 6: 3/4 and 6/8 Time Signatures
Chapter 3---Kind of Blue
Lesson 1: 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 2: 16-Bar Blues
Lesson 3: The Notes on the Fretboard
Chapter 2---Strum, Strum, Strum
Lesson 1: Your First Chords
Lesson 2: Changing Chords
Lesson 2: Memorizing the 12-Bar Blues
Lesson 3: The Blues Shuffle Rhythm
Shufflin' Through the Blues in A
Lesson 4: The Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 1: Fingerpicking Patterns
Lesson 2: Alice's Red Hot Electric Rag (Fingerstyle Version)
Alice's Red Hot Electric Rag (Fingerstyle Version)
Lesson 3: Banjo Rolls
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: The Notes and the Staff
Ukaleidoscope
Sitting on Top of the World
Lesson 4: Cross-String Rag
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)
Lesson 4: Turnarounds
Lesson 5: Circle of 5ths Blues Progressions
Salty Dog Blues
Lesson 4: The Triple Strum
The Secret Handshake Rag
Lesson 5: The Triple Burst Strum
Autoharp Sale (Replace Old Zithers!)
Lesson 2: Playing Melodies
Lesson 3: The Fan Stroke Continued
Lesson 4: Using Moveable Chords, Left-Hand Mute Strokes, Reggae, and Soul
Lesson 4: Aura Lee
Lesson 1: Aloha 'Oe
Red River Valley
Lesson 3: Diminished and Augmented Triads
Lesson 3: Uke's Got Rhythm Changes
Lesson 2: Harmonic Minor and Its Modes
Lesson 1: The Major Scale Is Your Measuring Stick
Lesson 7: I-vi-ii-V
Lesson 2: Pentatonic Scales
Lesson 1: Strum Patterns and a Tune in G
All Along the Stairway in D Minor
Introduction
This Hammer's Too Heavy
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 4: Split Strum
Chapter 1---The World A'Chording to Uke
Chapter 2---Expanding Your Groove Palette
Lesson 1: Groove Concepts
Lesson 2: Rhythms Using Triplets
Lesson 3: 3+3+2
Soldier's Joy
Lesson 1: The Harmonized Major Scale
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
Chapter 9---Getting Jazzy 53
Lesson 1: Everything You Wanted to Know About Jazz
Lesson 2: Has Anybody Seen My Uke? (32-Bar Progression)
Has Anybody Seen My Uke?
Introduction
Chapter 1---The World A'Chording to Uke
Lesson 1: Theory and Major Triad Inversions
Lesson 2: Minor Inversions
Ode to Joy
Lesson 10: Sharps and Flats
Raised by Gypsies
Lesson 11: Accidentals in a Key Signature
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 4: Dominant 7th Chords
Lesson 5: Diminished 7th Chords
Lesson 6: I-IV-V Progressions Using Moveable Shapes
Louie's Wild Thing
Lesson 3: Balkan up the Wrong Tree!
Balkan up the Wrong Tree!
Uke's Got Rhythm
Lesson 4: Gypsy Jazz
Chapter 10---Let's Jam
Lesson 1: Jamming On the Blues
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
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
All Along the Stairway
Lesson 3: Soloing Using the Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 4: Soloing Using the Major Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 5: Combining Major Pentatonic, Minor Pentatonic, and Blues Scales in a Solo
MASTERING UKULELE
Lesson 3: Play Some Real Songs
Lesson 5: Transposition
Rolling Down That Long Lonesome Road
Lesson 1: Major Scale Positions