A collection of educational resources for beginners and beyond ...
Strum charts for Bob's class
- primary fingering for 13 different chords in each of the twelve possible keys
Ukulele Go - covers a wide range of basics and more
Here is a great tutorial by James Hill on strumming. He has many free videos, like this one, on YouTube, so take advantage of the knowledge of this great player and teacher. You can subscribe to these on his website. They are free.
plus eight more lessons
- Lessons and songs
Definitions and common misspellings
- canon (not cannon)
- a form of music composition
- chord (not cord)
- ritard (not retard)
- tacet (not tacit)
- indicates a portion that is not strummed
- to repeat the last phrase, line or two of a song
- you're (not "your")
- contraction for "you are"
- Plus tips, songs and more from gotaukulele.com
Playing the ukulele softer and slower to really listen to the sound it produces. Kimo is one of Mark's mentors.
On Tuesdays a dozen or two ukulele players jam from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Sam Ash music store, open to all. Call to verify schedule. (602) 863-7746. 4402 W Cactus Rd, Glendale.
Glendale Strummers is a meetup group that plays at Tagliani's, 59 and Bell, generally the 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 6-8 pm. Ask Dan.
- shows fingering for chords.
First select "soprano - C" on the right. Click on a chord. Click again for alternate fingering.
Check out the play along songs and videos. (ChordFinder apparently doesn't work on an iPad.)
Mark recommends this book of advanced ukulele chords.
It won't be long before you love to play, and play for fun.