Ukulele Aerobics

For All Levels, from Beginner to Advanced

Author: Chad Johnson

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1480370355

Category: Music

Page: 88

View: 3185

(Ukulele). A 40-week, one-lick-per-day workout program for developing, improving, and maintaining ukulele technique. This title provides practice material for every day of the week and includes audio tracks of all the workouts in the book. Follow this program and you'll see increased speed, improved dexterity, better accuracy, heightened coordination and more in your playing. Musical styles include pop, rock, folk, old-time, blues, jazz, reggae and more! Techniques covered include: strumming, fingerstyle, legato and staccato, hammer-ons and pull-offs, slides, bening, damping, vibrato, tremolo and more.

Ukulele Aerobics

For All Levels: From Beginner to Advanced

Author: Chad Johnson

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9781476813066

Category: Music

Page: 88

View: 8543

Ukelele Instruction

Baritone Ukulele Aerobics

For All Levels: From Beginner to Advanced

Author: Chad Johnson

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1495086003

Category: Music

Page: 88

View: 1631

(Ukulele). A 40-week, one-lick-per-day workout program for developing, improving, and maintaining baritone ukulele technique. This package provides practice material for every day of the week. The online audio includes all the workouts in the book, and the audio player PLAYBACK+ allows players to slow down the audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and more. Follow this program and you'll notice improved dexterity, increased speed, better accuracy, heightened coordination and more in your playing. Musical styles include pop, rock, blues, jazz, folk and more! Techniques covered include: strumming, fingerstyle, legato and staccato, hammer-ons and pull-offs, slides, bending, vibrato, tremolo, and much more.

Guitar Aerobics

Author: Troy Nelson

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9781423414353

Category: Music

Page: 112

View: 5277

(Guitar Educational). From the former editor of Guitar One magazine, here is a daily dose of vitamins to keep your chops fine tuned! Musical styles include rock, blues, jazz, metal, country, and funk. Techniques taught include alternate picking, arpeggios, sweep picking, string skipping, legato, string bending, and rhythm guitar. These exercises will increase speed, and improve dexterity and pick- and fret-hand accuracy. The accompanying CD includes all 365 workout licks plus play-along grooves in every style at eight different metronome settings.

Jake Shimabukuro - Peace Love Ukulele (Songbook)

Author: Jake Shimabukuro

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1458439534

Category: Music

Page: 98

View: 7630

(Ukulele Transcriptions). Deemed "the Hendrix of the ukulele," Hawaii native Jake Shimabukuro is a uke virtuoso whose music has revolutionized the world's perception of this tiny instrument. Showcasing his complex finger work, his songs combine elements of jazz, rock, classical and traditional music. Our sought-after songbook features note-for-note transcriptions with ukulele tablature of Jake's masterful playing on all the CD tracks: Bohemian Rhapsody * Boy Meets Girl * Bring Your Adz * Hallelujah * Pianoforte 2010 * Variation on a Dance 2010 * and more. Also includes two bonus songs that are not on the CD: "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" a Shimabukuro sensation on YouTube, and his hit song "Hula Girl."

Ukulele Exercises For Dummies, Enhanced Edition

Author: Brett McQueen,Alistair Wood

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118756398

Category: Music

Page: 264

View: 6453

Take your ukulele playing to the next level - fast! - with hundreds of fun exercises, drills and practice tunes You have a ukulele, you know just enough to be dangerous, and now you're ready to do something with it. You're in luck: Ukulele Exercises For Dummies helps you become a better player. This practice-based book focuses on the skills that entry-level players often find challenging and provides tips, tricks and plenty of cool exercises that will have you creating music in no time that include: • Creating rock-steady strumming patterns and rhythms • Becoming a better fingerpicker with patterns, arpeggio exercises, and solo fingerpicking pieces • Expanding your fretboard knowledge and crafting your own rock, blues and jazz riffs and solos • Playing actual songs on the ukulele - everything from the classic ukulele tunes to the 12 bar blues! • Downloadable audio files of the exercises found in the book, providing you with a self-contained practice package No matter if you're a beginning ukulele player or you're wanting to stretch and improve your chops, Ukulele Exercises For Dummies puts you on your way to becoming a ukulele extraordinaire!

The Beatles for Fingerstyle Ukulele

Author: The Beatles,Fred Sokolow

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1495018180

Category: Music

Page: 136

View: 4945

(Ukulele). The Beatles for Fingerstyle Ukulele contains 25 favorite songs, each presented two ways: first as solo fingerstyle arrangements for playing simple chord-melody instrumentals with tab and chord diagrams included and also as lyric-and-chord lead sheets for basic strumming and singing. Songs are introduced in order of difficulty and also include fun and interesting facts about the Beatles' original recordings and history. Songs include: Across the Universe * And I Love Her * Can't Buy Me Love * Eight Days a Week * Here Comes the Sun * Hey Jude * In My Life * Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds * Something * While My Guitar Gently Weeps * Yesterday * You've Got to Hide Your Love Away * and more.

Hal Leonard Ukulele Method

Author: Lil' Rev

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1495034003

Category: Music

Page: 48

View: 6876

(Fretted). The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by uke master Lil' Rev features many fun songs in different styles to learn and play. Book 2 picks up where Book 1 leaves off, covering: chord families, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, 6/8 time, ukulele history, and much more. The accompanying audio features 51 tracks of songs for demonstration and play along.

Learn to Play Fingerstyle Solos for Ukulele

Author: MARK "KAILANA" NELSON

Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 1610652940

Category: Music

Page: 96

View: 9457

While the 'ukulele is enjoying a well-deserved renaissance on the mainland, in the land of its birth, it has never gone out of style. Hawaiians took to the jumping flea right from the start, creating music of stunning beauty and versatility. Now intermediate players can learn to play lovely finger style solo arrangements of classic Hawaiian songs, folk songs, standards–even a few pieces from the classical guitar repertoire.The book offers 27 arrangements from around the world written in standard notation and tablature playable on any 'ukulele. Songs are grouped according to level of difficulty, starting with simple arrangements well within the grasp of dedicated beginners and intermediate players and leading through more challenging songs featuring unusual chord voicings, inversions up the neck, tricky fingerings and all the fun stuff the author could muster. to aid the student, the companion CD includes all of the songs taught. Includes chord charts, inversion studies, introductory material on finger-picking and making the transition from strumming to melodic playing.

Fingerstyle Ukulele

A Method & Songbook for Fingerpicking Backup & Solos

Author: Fred Sokolow

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1480348309

Category: Music

Page: 80

View: 8868

(Ukulele). If you want to take your ukulele playing to the next level, you need to start using your fingers! The sample songs and patterns found in this book/audio pack will get you started both playing solos and accompaniment fingerstyle. You will learn how to use your picking-hand fingers and thumb to play chord melody solos on the ukulele, mixing chords and single notes like a pianist or a guitarist. You will also learn fingerpicking accompaniment patterns for a variety of textures and rhythmic grooves. Because fingerstyle playing works for all genres, folk, jazz, blues and country songs are included in this collection! Songs include: After You've Gone * Aloha Oe * Amazing Grace * C.C. Rider * I Ride an Old Paint * The Red River Valley * St. Louis Blues * Take Me Out to the Ball Game * The Wabash Cannon Ball * Will the Circle Be Unbroken * and more.

Hal Leonard Ukulele Method Book 1 Plus Chord Finder

Author: Lil' Rev,Chad Johnson

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1617804576

Category: Music

Page: 142

View: 8556

(Ukulele). The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play ukulele. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by acclaimed performer and uke master Lil' Rev includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. The book also includes a handy chord reference guide to more than 1,000 ukulele chords! The accompanying CD contains 46 tracks of songs for demonstration and play-along. Lessons include: types of ukuleles; tuning; music reading; melody playing; chords; strumming; scales; tremolo; notation and tab; uke history; and more!

Fretboard Roadmaps

The Essential Guitar Patterns That All the Pros Know and Use

Author: Fred Sokolow

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9781423413523

Category: Music

Page: 80

View: 9244

(Guitar Educational). The updated edition of this bestseller features more songs, updated lessons, and a full audio CD! This book will show you how to play lead and rhythm anywhere on the fretboard, in any key; play a variety of lead guitar styles; play chords and progressions anywhere on the fretboard; expand your chord vocabulary; and learn to think musically the way the pros do. Each chapter presents a pattern and shows how to use it, along with playing tips and guitar insights. Absolute beginners can follow the diagrams and instruction, and intermediate to advanced players can use the chapters non-sequentially to increase their understanding of the guitar.

The Ukulele Handbook

Author: Gavin Pretor-Pinney,Tom Hodgkinson

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408836297

Category: Ukulele

Page: 144

View: 8494

The ukulele has gone from strength to strength in recent years, undergoing a massive resurgence. You can hear the uke all over the place, from trendster indie rock to top ten pop songs, from unshakeable TV ads to YouTube megahits. And this obsession shows no sign of abating - all over the country people are picking up a ukulele and starting to strum, at home, in classes and down at the pub. Schools are even replacing the faithful recorder with a jazzy, inexpensive uke. Famous idlers Gavin Pretor-Pinney and Tom Hodgkinson have spent hours idling away on their ukuleles to produce the ultimate uke handbook: an illustrated guide to its history crossed with a how-to guide and songbook. This is the book that will bring the underground movement into the mainstream. The first half of the book delves into the rich history of this eccentric little instrument, from its birth in Hawaii to its popularity across the world, with a timeline from 1879 to today and a ukulele hall of fame that includes George Formby, Hawaiian legend Israel Kamakawiwo'ole and YouTube ukulele superstar Jake Shimabukuro. Then on to the practicalities: the anatomy of the ukulele, which uke to buy, how to play it, how to strum, pick, read chord charts and tune the strings. Once you know all this, you can get playing the songbook, which includes a wide spread of songs from medieval lays and nursery rhymes to blues and rock 'n roll. Beautiful presentation and tab notation make reading the music easy, even for beginners. With the highest production values, a light touch and an irresistible instrument at centre stage, this book is a must-have for all aspiring Formbys.

Jake Shimabukuro Teaches Ukulele Lessons

Ukulele Lessons With Online Audio and Full-length Online Video

Author: Jake Shimabukuro

Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

ISBN: 9781495062858

Category:

Page: 80

View: 8499

(Ukulele). Learn notes, chords, songs, and playing techniques from the master of modern ukulele! In this unique book with online audio and video, Jake Shimabukuro will get you started on playing the ukulele. The book includes full transcriptions of every example, the video features Jake teaching you everything you need to know, and the audio features recordings of all the examples. In addition, the video includes performances of Jake playing some of his most popular arrangements such as "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" and "Ukulele Five-Oh," among others. The audio and video is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

Taylor Swift for Ukulele

Author: Taylor Swift

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1458430278

Category: Music

Page: 88

View: 5908

(Ukulele). Custom uke arrangements with lyrics of 20 of Swift's best so far, including: Back to December * Fearless * Fifteen * Love Story * Mean * Mine * Speak Now * The Story of Us * Teardrops on My Guitar * Today Was a Fairytale * White Horse * You Belong with Me * and more.

Ukulele Fake Book

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1480365416

Category: Music

Page: 688

View: 3754

(Ukulele). Over 400 songs packed into one convenient songbook that lets you play all the songs you've ever wanted to, including: All Shook Up * Blowin' in the Wind * California Dreamin' * Don't Worry, Be Happy * Edelweiss * Free Fallin' * Georgia on My Mind * Hallelujah * Hey, Soul Sister * Hotel California * Imagine * Jambalaya * Kokomo * Lean on Me * Margaritaville * Over the Rainbow * Proud Mary * Que Sera, Sera * Rolling in the Deep * Singin' in the Rain * Stand by Me * Tears in Heaven * Ukulele Lady * Viva La Vida * What a Wonderful World * Your Cheatin' Heart * Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah * and hundreds more! Includes chord grids for soprano, concert and tenor ukuleles.

First 50 Songs You Should Play on Ukulele

Author: Hal Leonard Corp.

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1495056368

Category: Music

Page: 136

View: 7436

(Ukulele). An amazing collection of 50 accessible, must-know favorites for the beginner who's learned enough to feel ready to step into songbooks! This book features melody, lyrics, and chord diagrams. Includes: Amazing Grace * Both Sides Now * Edelweiss * The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) * Hallelujah * Hey, Soul Sister * I Walk the Line * I'd like to Teach the World to Sing * I'm Yours * Mack the Knife * Over the Rainbow * Peaceful Easy Feeling * Puff the Magic Dragon * The Rainbow Connection * Riptide * Singin' in the Rain * Take Me Home, Country Roads * This Land Is Your Land * We Are the World * You Are My Sunshine * and many more.

Guitarist's Guide to Scales Over Chords

The Foundation of Melodic Soloing

Author: Chad Johnson

Publisher: Hal Leonard

ISBN: 148035628X

Category: Music

Page: 96

View: 3104

(Guitar Educational). Lots of guitar players know several scales, but how many really know what to do with them? With Guitarist's Guide to Scales Over Chords , you'll learn how to apply the most commonly used scales in a musical manner. This book examines how scales and chords are closely linked and how this relationship is key to crafting memorable, intelligent solos. If you've been stuck in a pentatonic rut, or you feel that you're constantly relying on the same old patterns, this is the book for you! The book covers 14 scales in detail, and the audio features 99 tracks, including 15 backing track progressions for practice.

The Martin Ukulele

The Little Instrument that Helped Create a Guitar Giant

Author: Tom Walsh,John King

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9781476868790

Category: Music

Page: 214

View: 8804

Looks at the ukuleles built by C.F. Martin and how the instrument changed the company's fortunes and led to unprecedented growth in the 1920s.