Playing the ukulele is an enjoyable, easy, and inexpensive way to getinvolved in music. It provides a way to learn musical concepts andskills that can apply to any instrument you decide to study. Moreover,it will give you a great opportunity to share the joy of making musicwith other people. This book will help to provide you with the basicskills and musical background you need to get started. This carefullycrafted method emphasizes chord strumming skills; teaching students HOWto practice; note reading exercises; â€œchord challengesâ€ to learn how tofigure out chord progressions; tab reading; and more. It also includesnearly 30 familiar songs that students can play while still learning,including: All My Loving â€¢ Home on the Range â€¢ Hound Dog â€¢ Jambalaya (Onthe Bayou) â€¢ La Bamba â€¢ The Lion Sleeps Tonight â€¢ The RainbowConnection â€¢ Take Me Out to the Ballgame â€¢ and more! Practice,experiment, and have fun playing the ukulele!
Named â€œThe Best Ukulele Method for Beginnersâ€ by Wirecutter: â€œ...Essential Elements for Ukulele Book 1emerged as our clear favorite. Surprisingly, it's one of the few booksthat start out by explaining chordal playing instead of single-noteplaying and playing chords is what almost all beginners really want todo on uke, since that gets them directly into playing songs. We likethat Essential Elements for Ukulele includes some useful, unintimidating lessons on music theory, and that it offers chord and strum charts in the back...â€