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How To : Play "I'll Be Home for Christmas" on the ukulele

Want to play the "I'll Be Home for Christmas" Christmas song on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to ...more

How To : Play the song "My Boo" by Ghost Town DJ's

The ukelele is a great little instrument that is easy to learn, sounds good, and is portable. How much better could it be? They work especially well for covering pop songs, since they're very simple and catchy, which is the essence of the ukelele. This video will teach you how ...more

How To : Play "Jingle Bells" on the ukulele

Want to play "Jingle Bells" on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much ...more

How To : Play "If I Fell" by the Beatles on the ukulele

Want to play "If I Fell" by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of the Beatles on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your fav ...more

How To : Play "Scarborough Fair" on the ukulele

Want to play "Scarborough Fair" (sometimes called "Are You Going to Scarborough Fair?") on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning t ...more

How To : Play the Tetris theme song on the ukulele

Want to play the Tetris song on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and much easier than runni ...more

How To : Play "Guava Jelly" by Bob Marley on the ukulele

In this how-to video, you will learn how to play "Guava Jelly" by Bob Marley on the ukulele. You will need a tuned ukulele and basic knowledge of chords in order to play this song. The first part consists of the chords G, C, and D. The second chord progression consists of G, E ...more

How To : Play "Magic" by Selena Gomez on the ukulele

Want to play Selena Gomez' "Magic" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun a ...more

How To : Play George Formby style banjo uke

If you are a beginner, you should find this very useful. Learn how to get started in GF uke style by learning two basic techniques. First the split stroke, which is the foundation for most of the other GF style strokes, and secondly the thumb roll (or "triple"), which adds a b ...more

How To : Tune an eight string ukulele

In this video, a man with an 8 string ukulele teaches you how to tune such a musical instrument, which is similar to tuning 4 strings of a guitar. He starts be reminding you that the 12th fret of the ukulele must be exactly at the middle between the bridge and the nut. If not, ...more

How To : Play a Spanish piece on the ukulele

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this tutorial you will learn how to play Spanish ...more

How To : Play "Somewhere over the Rainbow" on the ukulele

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this tutorial you will learn how to play "Somewhe ...more

How To : Play classical music on the ukulele

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this tutorial, ukulele master, Gordon Mark shows ...more

How To : Play "Aloha oe" on the ukulele

Here's a little "lesson" on how to combine harmony and melody into a self-contained solo piece for the ukulele. Just watch and learn how to play "Aloha oe" on the ukulele.

How To : Play Hawaiian-style ukulele

Want to incorporate genuine Hawaiian ukulele techniques into your playing? If so, you're in luck: This video tutorial presents a number of tricks and techniques—vamps and endings, for example—that can easily be added to any ukulele player's repertory. For more information on p ...more

How To : Strum "Hey There Delilah" on the ukulele

The ukulele is a beautiful and unique stringed instrument that is perfect for the traveling musician because it is so portable and relatively inexpensive. The ukelele is a version of a small guitar that originated in Hawaii. In this tutorial you will learn how to strum "Hey Th ...more

How To : Play Canon in D on ukulele

Learn to play an arrangement of Pachelbel's Canon in D on ukulele. Instruction is detailed and thorough. Not for beginning ukulele players. Part 1 of 3 - How to Play Canon in D on ukulele. Part 2 of 3 - How to Play Canon in D on ukulele. Part 3 of 3 - How to Play Canon in D ...more

How To : Play "Love Story" by Taylor Swift on ukulele

If you want to play 'Love Story' by Taylor Swift on ukulele you should first start with making sure you have your ukulele standard tuned to G, C, E and A top to bottom. You will use the chords C, G, Am and F. These are the chords that are use basically through the entire song. ...more

How To : Play a G blues pattern on the ukulele

There's no getting around it: if you want to get good at playing the ukulele or any other instrument, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in free, high-quality uke lessons, like this one from YouTube's preeminent tropical tutor, Ukulele Mike. This parti ...more

How To : Play minor jazz chords on the ukulele

Want to play minor jazz chords by on the ukulele? Learn how with this video tab from Glen Rose of Jazzy Ukulele. For all of the details, and to get started playing minor jazz chords on your own uke, watch this free video ukulele lesson. While this ukulele jazz tutorial is per ...more

How To : Play "Winter Wonderland" on the ukulele

Want to play "Winter Wonderland" on your ukulele? See how it's done with this free video ukulele lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and it chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the ukulele, players of all ski ...more

How To : Play "Oh! Susannah" on the ukulele

Ukulele Mike shows his viewers how simple it can be to play "Oh, Susannah" on the ukulele. According to Mike, "Oh, Susannah" is an old classic story song. This means that it is a song that has been handed down that tells a story and doesn't just throw words together because th ...more

How To : Install a strap button on a ukulele

Had enough of tie-on uke straps? Learn how to install strap buttons onto your ukulele with this how-to. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on this handy ukulele mod watch this helpful video guide.

How To : Play jazz chords on the ukulele

Just as guitars do, ukuleles are able to play complex chords. Learn over a dozen complex chords that can be played on the ukulele in this free video clip series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play jazz chords on the ukulele. Play jazz chords on the ukulele - Part 2 of 15. Click throug ...more

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