If you’ve tried some basic arpeggio before with both hands, perhaps you’d like to try your hand with Waltz in C Major by Ferdinando Carulli. It’s around grade 1 level of difficulty if you’re familiar with the grading system used in the UK. In short, it means very easy.
Jeff Thomas teaches the basic chord melody style version that is also great to play as a sing-along. This version would be fine for beginners with little practice. Learn how to play "O Christmas Tree" in this video and impress your family and friends. Enjoy!
What is the best gift for a child? Kids are tough to buy gifts for. Sure, any shiny new object or electronic doodad (#outoftouch) will distract them for a couple of weeks. But how often do those gifts end up sitting in a closet collecting dust? Or how quickly do they outgrow the latest toy? There's here’s one thing that even the most distractible kids come back to day after day, year after year.
Do you want to learn how to play the 80’s popular game Super Mario Brothers Theme? The melody is so catchy and it’s fun to play on the ukulele so we thought you’d like to play it too! In this tutorial, Jeff will show you the basic melody for beginners. This version was kept simple for the most part so beginner ukulele players can easily learn how to play it. Enjoy!
Music has a way of connecting people unlike anything else. Learning a musical instrument is a fun and encouraging way to spend free time. Whether you’re buying a gift for your husband, boyfriend, brother, or son, these are gifts that all guys will appreciate.
What makes a Kalimba good? Kalimbas are pretty straightforward instruments. There aren’t many parts. That means that the parts they do have are all the more important. So when you’re looking to buy a Kalimba online, which is about the only option right now, it pays (literally) to develop some kind of discernment.
If you’re looking to buy a ukulele right now, what brand or model sounds the best to you? That’s a very difficult question to answer. If this is your first or even second ukulele, you probably don’t have much of a reference. So let’s take a look at a few brands that I feel offer the best combination of quality, value, and diversity.
Unlike many instruments, ukuleles come in several different sizes. For many people who decide to learn the ukulele, this can be confusing. You might find yourself asking “What’s the ‘standard’ size of ukulele?” and “Why are there so many different sizes of ukuleles?”.
Today, you’re going to understand the full range of the ukulele fretboard using the natural notes. It’s a perfect lesson for any ukulele player who wants to learn to read standard notation. In this lesson, you will learn the whole and half steps in the musical alphabet - how it applies to the ukulele, and where to find the equivalent notes on paper.
As a beginner, you’ll soon find yourself puzzled at the technical terms of ukulele chords. Even their individual names sometimes make it confusing. Terms such as Major chords, sharps, flats, and minors are frequently used in every song. These can be overwhelming when you are just starting out. We’ll explain it further on this next video.
As a beginner, it's really important to understand how to read the chord diagrams. Luckily, you don’t need a masters degree in music to play the ukulele. Just by looking at the pictures, you can play different chords. Uhuh, that’s right. Even a 5-year-old kid can easily learn how to read it.