Category «Ukuleles»

Mel Bay Ukulele Chords (Book/DVD)

Mel Bay

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Remove the string from the tuning peg when it is loose enough. You can speed up this process by stretching them in the middle, do this with care though. Unwind the tuning key (peg or machine head) until the string is loose or even completely unwounded. 2. Or if I just suck at playing it, and need to keep working at it… (It also doesn’t help that I don’t have an amp for it yet…My birthday is next week, and since I’ve been hinting at one, I figured I better wait.) Any help/suggestions/comments/feedback/rants/verbal spew would be greatly appreciated!

Hal Leonard Blues Ukulele Method - Book/CD

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The ukulele is tuned from top string to bottom as follows: G, C, E, A. These are paired with the C and A strings. The second "A" string is tuned to the same note as the other "A" string. They sound good enough, especially for nylon strings, but they are just a tad on the quiet side for my liking. Oct 28, 2012. "Super Bass" by Nicki Minaj ukulele tabs and chords. They have three of them right now that are made from a colorful assortment of bricks.

Ukulele: The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Ukulele for

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The yoke and keeper rings are adjustable, so you can mount your acoustic or electric ukulele, mandolin, or other small-headstock instrument securely. Incidentally, the low G on this uke is unwound, but I see no reason why a wound low G wouldn't work if that is your thing. (it's not my thing...) Moving on to the mahogany neck, it too is finished in gloss, and made from three pieces with a joint at the heel and at the headstock. This high-octave string gives the ukulele a lot of its traditional sound, but more on that later.” Well, now is later.

Grateful Dead for Ukulele

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I changed them to heavier Aquilas and got a better, cleaner sound. Compared to Nylon, Nylgut® produces a better sound and stays in tune longer, this is because the moisture absorption is less of 0.1% against the 2.0% of Nylon normally employed for musical strings (i.e. Mahogany body with arched back and Genuine Rosewood for fingerboard and bridge. The luthier he links to only mentions setting up Kala tenor ukes this way and that does look like a tenor that he's playing in the photo.

Mel Bay Understanding Ukulele Chords Book

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For a map, Google "Asbury Ridge, Shelton, CT." There are many stylistic forms in traditional ukulele playing. The concert sized Uke-Solid has 15 frets, not including the first fret, which is a 0 fret. The combination of a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides gives this instrument a touch of quality. The Kala Makala Soprano Ukulele is simply the best entry level ukulele on the market. Although there are many more than seven pitches on most musical instruments, in English only seven alphabet letters are used to name ALL pitches.

Hal Leonard Bluegrass Favorites - Ukulele Play-Along Vol. 12

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I was blown away at the scale of the event and it’s easy to see why it’s become as successful as it is. Oh and in the interests of fairness - there are plenty of other strings out there such as Ko'olau, La Bella etc - all good - try em out! ps - to give some food for thought - I list below my current crop of ukes, the strings they came with, and the strings I am currently settled on. The RISA has one point of contact, the neck.

Little Ukers - A Comprehensive Ukulele Method for Young

Melissa Sequeira

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Nylon strings, especially new ones, stretch - even the ones sold as 'pre-stretched'. Was a growth of the Supreme Court and forms persist. The 12 fret mahogany neck (with volutte) features a solid, mother of pearl fingerboard with fancy engravings. I play my tenor in the tuning that I mentioned above, and the Hawaiian players that I have run into tend to do it that way as well, though I have heard it described distainfully as "Lazy Left Coast Tuning"--Some ukes sound better tuned higher or lower--if I tuned my down to where you are, it would sound pretty dead--There are certainly other tunings that are used-- ADF#B was used by Roy Smeck, who wrote a lot of uke books, and is still used by people who play in his style--I know that George Formby used several different tunings so that he could sing in different keys without playing in closed position(a daunting task on his instrument).

The Ultimate Ukulele Songbook: The Complete Resource for

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Choose a reference instrument to tune your ukulele to. I was advised to replace the strings with better quality ones and I must admit it did make a big difference to the overall tone of the instrument. You may compare up to four items at a time. If you are looking for a tough, durable, all in one ukulele case, look no further than the beautiful cases from Bonzai. It's now time to install the inner 2nd and 3rd strings. The ukulele is tuned oddly, but is actually that way for a reason.

21 Easy Hits for Ukulele (Guitar Play-Along)

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Tie another knot in the string, at the same point as the first knot, preferably reversing the second knot (so that the knots oppose each other) Slip the double-knot you have made into the notch at the bridge, where your old string was attached. Knowing they can do something that others can’t gives them a lot of confidence, and this can often be transferred to other aspects of life such as attempting challenging school work or dealing with new social situations.

Hal Leonard Gospel Hymns For Ukulele

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When reading a ukulele chord chart written for a standard tuned ukulele (a tenor uke tuned GCEA, aka C6) transpose the chords down a fourth (or up a fifth.) Then you can read and play the chords just like on guitar ... *** and the concert pitch of your chords will match the sound of a ukulele. In addition, the price of a NYLGUT string is almost a half of a gut string. The standard baritone ukulele tuning is DGBE. IF YOU SEE A HIGHLIGHTED NAME, CLICK IT AND GO TO THE RETAILER'S WEBSITE PLEASE READ: AQUILA USA IS STRICTLY AN INDEPENDENT IMPORTER AND DISTRIBUTOR OF AQUILA UKULELE STRINGS.