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Beginning Ukulele: Ukulele: Bk&cd

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  • Product Number: 40916
  • Make: Alfred
  • Barcode: 9780739095485
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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!

  • 12-Bar Blues in C (A Bouncy C!)
  • About the Authors
  • Aloha 'Oe
  • Amazing Grace
  • Appendix A---How to Practice
  • Autoharp Sale (Replace Old Zithers!)
  • Buy a Metronome
  • Chapter 10---Introduction to Fingerstyle
  • Chapter 11---Getting Ready for the Next Level
  • Chapter 1---Getting Started
  • Chapter 2---Strum
  • Strum
  • Strum
  • Chapter 3---Reading Standard Music Notation
  • Chapter 4---Theory Without Fear
  • or a Little Knowledge Can Get You Jamming
  • Chapter 5---Old-Time Ukulele and Backing Up Fiddle Tunes
  • Chapter 6---Old School: The Swingin' Ukulele
  • Chapter 7---Rocking Out the Uke
  • Chapter 8---Taking It Home: Island Style
  • Chapter 9---Ukulele Blues
  • Conclusion and Resources for Further Study
  • Dreams of Summer on a Gloomy Day (Haze
  • Cold
  • Misters)
  • Go Tell Aunt Rhody
  • Hi'ilawe
  • Hitch in My Git-Along Rag
  • How to Practice
  • How Will I Ever Learn to Charleston If I Can't Even Tie My Own Shoes?
  • Hula for Ho'opi'i
  • In My Spare Time with No Money Down!
  • Introduction
  • It's Only a Minor Inconvenience
  • King on the Beach
  • Lesson 1: How to Swing
  • Lesson 1: Know Your Uke
  • Lesson 1: New Strums
  • Lesson 1: Strum Patterns and a Tune in G
  • Lesson 1: The 12-Bar Blues
  • Lesson 1: The Major Scale Is Your Measuring Stick
  • Lesson 1: The Notes and the Staff
  • Lesson 1: The Right-Hand Position
  • Lesson 1: The Syncopated Strum
  • Lesson 1: Your First Chords
  • Lesson 1
  • Sharps and Flats
  • Lesson 11: Accidentals in a Key Signature
  • Lesson 12: Ties
  • Lesson 13: Navigating a Musical Map
  • Lesson 2: Accenting the Backbeat
  • the E and E7 Chords
  • and Sally Ann in A
  • Lesson 2: Adding Percussion with Mute Strokes
  • Lesson 2: Arpeggio Pattern T-I-M-A
  • Lesson 2: Changing Chords
  • Lesson 2: Memorizing the 12-Bar Blues
  • Lesson 2: Reading Tablature
  • Lesson 2: Sixes and Sevens and Chords
  • Lesson 2: The Circle of 5ths
  • Lesson 2: The Natural Notes on the 3rd and 2nd Strings
  • Lesson 3: Fiddle Tune Form and Soldier's Joy in D
  • Lesson 3: Intervals Are Your Building Blocks
  • Lesson 3: Middle and Ring Fingers Together
  • Lesson 3: Moveable Chord Forms
  • or How I Learned to Be My Own Chord Dictionary
  • Lesson 3: Play Some Real Songs
  • Lesson 3: The Blues Shuffle Rhythm
  • Lesson 3: The Circle of 5ths Progression
  • Lesson 3: The Notes on the Fretboard
  • Lesson 3: Time
  • Lesson 4: Fingerpicking in 3/4
  • Lesson 4: Harmony and Chords
  • Lesson 4: Rests
  • Lesson 4: Spice Up Your Strumming
  • Lesson 4: The Minor Pentatonic Scale
  • Lesson 4: The Triple Strum
  • Lesson 4: Using Moveable Chords
  • Left-Hand Mute Strokes
  • Reggae
  • and Soul
  • Lesson 5: Alternating-Thumb Pattern T-I-T-M
  • Lesson 5: Dotted Half Notes
  • Lesson 5: More Chords More Chords
  • Lesson 5: The Triple Burst Strum
  • Lesson 5: Transposition
  • Lesson 6: Minor Chords
  • Lesson 6: Natural Notes on the 1st String
  • Lesson 6: Transposing the Blues and the Minor Pentatonic Scale
  • Lesson 7: Blues in a Minor Key
  • Lesson 7: The C Major Scale
  • Lesson 7: Waltz Time 3/4
  • Lesson 8: Eighth Notes (Of Course)
  • Lesson 8: Right-Hand Tools and Techniques
  • Lesson 9: Dotted Quarter Notes
  • Low-G Tuning
  • Mary Had a Border Collie
  • Musical Expression
  • My Dear
  • Dear Mama from Madeira
  • My Feet Hurt (Oy! Sole Blisters!)
  • Nunmoor Blues: A 12-Bar Blues in A Minor
  • Ode to Joy
  • Oh! Susanna
  • Organizing a Practice Session
  • Raised by Gypsies
  • Red River Valley
  • Sally Ann
  • Shufflin' Through the Blues in A
  • Soldier's Joy
  • The Secret Handshake Rag
  • This Hammer's Too Heavy
  • Ukaleidoscope
  • Uke Got Soul
  • Wai O Ke Aniani (Crystal Water)
  • When the Saints Go Marching In
  • When the Saints Go Marching In
  • Who Wants a Cool Beverage?

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Why Buy from Ackerman?

Leading Specialist Supplier

We are one of the top suppliers of woodwind, brass and orchestral strings across Sussex and are main agents for most of the instruments we sell. We only list instruments we normally carry in stock.

Full Workshop Facilities

Our instruments are fully checked and set up through our workshop to ensure perfect playing.

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