55 Brilliant Tunes To Learn on the Ukulele

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A Small Handful From A Big Pot

4acb8e205ee3b5ef5620b8a1fecf24caBeginners of the Ukulele are always looking for new tunes to learn and practice with and here today we bring you a list of 55 excellent tunes taking from BeatNik’s Ukulele Songbook which would you believe has now at last count, 2654 tunes available and always rising for all Ukulele enthusiasts to learn.

BeatNik’s book, just like his Speak Ukulele 2 software, has become hugely popular due to the amount of tunes and chords (2654) that are there for you too learn and there is music from every category from Rock, Jazz, Blues, Classical, Country, Pop, Movie music, Lullaby and so much more well checking out.

Learning How To Play A Ukulele Online Easily

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Learning How To Play A Ukulele Online EasilyWell, it has been nearly two months since my last post (simply to busy getting my book together) and it is also nearly a year since I made this site which is fantastic. I originally created this site for the brilliant Beatnik and his Ukulele music teaching software and with in doing so I took up the Ukulele and began to learn myself (slowly and not to good ha) but I thought I would post again for people looking to learn the Ukulele with Beatnik.

How To Play A Ukulele For Children

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Fun Way Of Learning With Music Software

How To Play A Ukulele For ChildrenEveryone is now wanting to be a Ukulele player these days and there is a growing child interest in the instrument which is brilliant. The Ukulele is a fantastic instrument for any child to learn to play simply because it is pretty easy, has an amazing sound, quite small and fun and for parents it is one of the cheapest instrument you can buy.

How To Play Ukulele With Beatniks Music Training Software

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How To Play Ukulele With Beatniks Music Training SoftwareDo you have your recently purchased beauty of Ukulele or about to buy one? But haven’t a breeze just where to begin, where to even learn how to play, but are determined and want to learn and make sure your Ukulele just does not become another house ornament.

All this is highly possible through the growing popular online software that is gracing the Internet with it’s cult following, and that is Beatnik’s Speak Ukulele 2- Breakthrough Interactive Course , a popular online Ukulele training programme.

Learning To Play The Ukulele – Find The Correct Training

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Learning To Play The Ukulele – Find The Correct Training

By Steve P. Byrne

Learning To Play The Ukulele - Find The Correct TrainingYear 2014 seems to me to be the year of the Ukulele come back, and with the amount of celebrities taking up the interest in this wonderful instrument, the growth in its popularity has been phenomenal.

With the ever more exposure to great music from the likes of the legend Israel “IZ” KamakawiwoÊ»ole (RIP) and Jake Shimabukuro, Ukulele music is popping up all over the place from movies, TV programmes to TV adverts, and people are buying Ukuleles and trying to learn how to play (like myself).

Easy Ukulele Songs-Beatniks Ultimate Ukulele Song Book

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Ukulele Songs Easy To Play And Learn

Ultimate Ukulele SongbookTechnology is moving so fast with online software and Apps for phones and excitingly with-in the Ukulele world there are now great Apps that can help us play our Ukuleles better and also a great App by Beatnik that gives us over 2000 songs to learn to play wow!

As you can probably guess from this site I am a huge fan (like thousands of others) of Beatnik, the great man who created the Speak Ukulele 2 Course I have been promoting his music software simply because it is fantastic and has helped thousands of newbies like myself get started playing our Ukuleles and now as I (slowly) progress my confidence is growing as well and my enthusiasm.

Buy Ukulele Online

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How easy is it to buy a Ukulele online?

How easy is it to buy a Ukulele online?It is now easier than ever to buy a Ukulele online and even have it delivered to your home. If it is your first Ukulele there are some facts you should consider before you purchase your instrument.

1. Know the different types of Ukuleles as there are four main types such as the Soprano, Concert, Tenor and Baritone.

2. Do not buy a real cheap one and be prepared to pay for a Quality one which really should only cost you around 60 dollars (which is nothing for a musical instrument).

Who Is Ukulele Boy And Why Is He A You Tube Hit?

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Ukulele Boy

Who Is Ukulele Boy And Why Is He A You Tube Hit?This kid has become a huge you tube sensation (like a lot of people these days) and one of his videos has reached a staggering 35 million hits. He plays the Ukulele amazingly and is not shy about singing. But who is he?

This little boys name is Makoto and he speaks Japanese and is only 5 years old and at this age is already an excellent Ukulele player and a bright future lies ahead. He started playing the Ukulele in 2008 and learned it from watching a TV programme at Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK) or Japan Broadcasting Corporation that was broadcasting for around 3 months. We love all his videos here on our site.

Ukulele Instructions And Lessons-Learn To Play The Ukulele

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Ukulele Instructions And Lessons – Getting Started Correctly From The Beginning

Ukulele Instructions And Lessons-Learn To Play The UkuleleSo you have decided to join the thousands of us crazy Ukulele lovers and players and purchased or thinking about your first Ukulele, but what now, where do you start? What is the best way to go about learning to play? Where do I learn to play the Ukulele correctly. Solid questions and hopefully some solid answers….

Firstly Lessons

Of course an obvious answer but, if you have never picked up an instrument before then this might be the right option. You really can not beat having interaction with a teacher, one on one, direct and appropriate action.

Jake Shimabukuro Rocks A George Harrison Tune On His Ukulele

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Jake Shimabukuro Rocks A George Harrison Tune On His UkuleleEveryone out side the Ukulele box is starting to join the people in the box, who know the name of Jake Shimabukuro, the talented and brilliant Ukulele player known for his complex finger work. Jake is yet another Hawaiian star and will surly reach the legendary stardom of the late Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwoʻole, if not there already.

Jake, with his Uke, enters the genres of jazz, blues, funk, classical, bluegrass, folk, flamenco and rock and has been compared to the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis.

Kate Micucci And W.H. Macy Rocking The Ukulele

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Hollywood Is A Growing Uke Fan!

Kate Micucci And W.H. Macy Rocking The UkuleleI came across this video which features the multi talented Kate Micucci and the brilliant actor William H Macy both playing the Ukulele with a very catchy tune with funny lyrics.

This was done to plug there 2008 movie “Bart Got A Room” and though we know that Kate is a fantastic Ukulele player, William seems to be a talented player too ( I wonder is he as good as Steve Martin?).

I’m a big fan of Kate Micucci and I have only discovered her lately, very cool woman. Her site is well worth checking out.

How To Play The Ukulele Like Steve Martin?

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The Jerk-What A Legend

How To Play The Ukulele Like Steve Martin?The Jerk was Steve Martins first role in a movie and Navin R. Johnson is one of my favorite characters of all time and this movie is definitely one of the funniest movie ever to be made.

In a scene after he meets a woman named Marie (Bernadette Peters) , as they walk along the beach they sing “Tonight You Belong to Me”, a beautiful 1950’s song, with Navin playing a martin ukulele and Marie on the cornet.

It’s a great scene and Steve’s Ukulele playing is perfect (Steve is a renowned musician). Check out this legendary scene…..