101 Reasons to Play Ukulele This Summer
Thinking about learning to play ukulele this summer? Ukulele teacher Willy M. has 101 reasons why it's a great idea!
Summer is in full swing so Im bringing you 101 reasons to learn to play ukulele. I hope you find a reason to start taking ukulele lessons!
1. Playing the ukulele will immediately make you cool.
2. Playing the ukulele (especially with friends) is a really fun activity.
3. You can take a ukulele anywhere, unlike a tuba which is much less portable.
4. Though I can
How to Play Ukulele: 4 Fingerpicking Patterns for Ukes
Looking to get a new sound out of your ukulele? Music teacher Willy M. shares four fingerpicking patterns that will take your uke sound to the next level...
Its pretty amazing what the human hand can do when you think about it. Because of our opposable thumbs, weve been able to go all the way to the moon and back. But one thing that many folks learning how to play ukulele don't know is that they can use their fingers to pick out beautiful patterns that will make their songs more memorable t
The 50 Most Romantic Ukulele Songs of All Time
Have you picked up the ukulele in hopes of wooing someone? You came to the right article! Today, ukulele teacher (and apparent pickup artist) Willy M. is going to give you 50 romantic songs that sound delightful on the ukulele...
All time is a pretty long period of time, so I'm limiting my list to songs that have been recorded. Some of these might be old songs that were recorded later, but for the most part, I'll refer to songs that were recorded sometime between 1900 and today.
10 Things You Probably Don't Know About the Ukulele
You might know chords and strumming patterns, but do you know these 10 ukulele facts? Uke teacher James W. has some great trivia for you...
The ukuele is a universally popular instrument and a fine way to enjoy music together anywhere anytime. So, here's a little food for thought for the next time you're strumming one...
The ukulele descended from an instrument called a machete brought to the islands by sailors visiting Hawaii from Portugal.
You may have heard that ukulele means ju
Can You Really Teach Yourself How to Play Ukulele?
If you want to learn how to play ukulele, youre in excellent company. Todays popular music scene is rife with ukulele players, including Taylor Swift, Eddie Vedder, and Zooey Deschanel, just to name a few.
Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro says ukulele is one of the easiest instruments to play, and you dont have to be a musician to play it. But if youre just starting out, can you really teach yourself how to play ukulele?
While its certainly possible to teach yourself the basics