Tag Archives: ukulele

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Ukuleles Come From Where?

This is a guest post from Sarah Jacobs of Know Your Instrument. The ukulele is long-hailed as the national instrument of the Hawai’ian islands. It’s played at luaus, family gatherings, and while simply relaxing on the beach. A lot of children in Hawai’i even learned how to play at a young age. For hundreds of… Read More »

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Playing the B-flat chord on the ukulele

(This is a guest post by Ted Parrish, ukulele extraordinaire and co-author of Ukulele for the Complete Ignoramus, available on our website as a spiral bound paperback or PDF, or on Amazon as spiral bound or Kindle.) To be or not to be – Bb that is. Beginning ukulele students often have this common experience: You are… Read More »

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Should I Use a Pick with the Ukulele?

(This is a guest post by Ted Parrish, co-author of ‘Ukulele for the Complete Ignoramus‘) To pick or not to pick, that is the question. Folks ask me all the time what pick do they need to play the ukulele. And while the easy answer is “none”, there really is no easy answer. Historically speaking… Read More »

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Ukulele Clubs

(This is a guest post by Ted Parrish, co-author with Wayne Erbsen of our newest book, Ukulele for the Complete Ignoramus. It was be available on August 17, 2015) One of the many wonders of the modern world has been the proliferation of ukulele clubs in almost every metropolitan area of the country. A Google… Read More »

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