You Can Play The 'Ukulele By George Cooke: George "Gippy" Cooke born and raised in Hawaii. He continues to refine his ukulele playing at musical gatherings, or at home by singing along with recordings of Hawaiian music. How to Play the 'Ukulele is a new, easy to follow guide to play this wonderful instrument. Written for all ages, you can easily start making music within an hour and delight your family and friends. Open this book, pick up an instrument, and you be on your way.
Wirebound, 38 pages, approximately 8½"x 11"
How to Play the Hawaiian Ukulele in 10 Easy lessons:
This book is for anyone who wants to learn to play the ukulele. By working your way through the ten lessons, you will not only develop picking and strumming and fingering skills; you’ll also learn to read music and expand your understanding of it.
The lessons include songs, finger exercises, and accompaniments that let you sing along yourself or play along for other singers.
For easy reference, appendices in the back of this book include a glossary, an ukulele chord chart, a fingering chart, and an alphabetical list of performance repertoire included in this book.
How To Play the Hawaiian Ukulele: 10 Easy Lessons was developed at the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), a part of the University of Hawaii.
Softcover, 66 pages, approximately 11"x8.5".
Ukulele Songs for Dummies:
Would you like to learn to play a wide variety of songs on the ukulele?
This is an easy-to-use resource for the casual hobbyist or working musician.
Fifty full songs with standard notation, ukulele chord frames, and lyrics are included, each with their own performance notes detailing the wheres, whats, and hows – all in plain English.
Music genres include pop, children’s, Hawaiian, standards, and country!
Some of the songs feature on this book:
• All You Need is Love – The Beatles
• Blue Hawaii – Elvis Presley
• Edelweiss – from The Sound of Music
• Green Green Grass of Home – Porter Wagoner
• Hey, Soul Sister – Train
• Puff the Magic Dragon – Peter, Paul & Mary
• Tiny Bubbles – Don Ho
• You are My Sunshine – Ray Charles
And many, many more!
Softcover, 184 pages, approximately 12"x 9".