A Little Motivation Please

Struggling to Improve on Ukulele?

Struggling to Improve on Ukulele?

Knowing how to find out how to know something is nearly as good as knowing something.

So there’s this hobbit, a dwarf, and a ukulele…

Through the Swamp of Barre Chords, through the Dark Forest of Seemingly Pointless Scales, and toward the Land of Happy Uke Strumming…

Uke Practice–quality or quantity (answer inside)

Uke Practice–quality or quantity (answer inside)

Ukulele players: practice a lot, or practice really, really well? What’s the best approach to ukulele practice?

Your Perfect Ukulele Practice Routine

Your Perfect Ukulele Practice Routine

The exact process I use when I’m focussing in on learning a new uke song. The process is broken down into easy steps.

The magical fairy instrument that will solve the world’s problems

The magical fairy instrument that will solve the world’s problems

It’s your uke. Play something that makes you happy. And the world can tag along.

If Seinfeld Played the Ukulele…

Even you if you only have a few minutes, it will walk you through exactly what you should be working on. Little tidbits that will add up over time to help you improve on your uke. — Not nearly as funny as an episode of Seinfeld, but then, he couldn’t play the ukulele.

The Mouse, the Cracker, and the Ukulele

The Mouse, the Cracker, and the Ukulele

This cute mouse trying to eat a crack may motivate you with your ukulele playing. Or it may just make you laugh.

Is your ukulele on the backburner?

Is your ukulele on the backburner?

These special activities, the things that you love, should be a priority. They keep you fresh, motivated, and happy.

What I’m working on this weekend (ukulele-wise)

What to do with your uke this weekend, you beast, you.

In Praise of Utter, Utter Boredom

Practice time on ukulele can be hard to come by. Mornings round the old Sullivan home are usually a busy bustle of bustling the boy busily out the door to school. But this morning somehow, the snacks were made, the clothes were on, the homework packed, and– There was nothing to do. 30 minutes. With nothing to do. The boy crashed around for a while, then settled finally, of all places, on the piano bench. The boy …

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The most expensive ukulele in the world

Do you need the most expensive ukulele? Turns out it’s PLAYING the ukulele that makes me happy. Not the ukulele itself.

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