Learn to Play the Great Ukulele Songs
This video how-to course is a series of lessons dedicated to discovering the musical secrets of some of the greatest ukulele songs of all time.
In the 1920s and 30s, the ukulele was hugely popular, and world-class songwriters were composing with the uke in mind. Much of the wonderful old sheet music includes uke-friendly arrangement.
That's not enough to avoid “simple strumming syndrome”– the default of most ukulele players.
Think about it: one song strummed on the ukulele sounds pretty much like another song strummed on the ukulele.
What can we bring to these songs to make them sound more musical, more like the songs?
That's what these lessons are all about.
What you're getting:
Each monthly lesson focuses on a single song from the Golden Age of Ukulele. On video, I demonstrate how the songs sound, and then together we walk-through the song and find points of interest, trouble spots, and explore techniques you can apply to make a little magic when you play the song yourself.
Lessons are 20-40 minutes, and broken into manageable lengths so it's easier to keep track of where you are (and go back to review).
PDF Download of the Original Sheet Music is Included with Each Lesson
How it works:
You get one full song lesson per month. This gives you plenty of time to really learn the song and pose any questions you may have. (It also gives me time to work on the future lessons without rushing).
Your subscription is $19.95 (“Cheap,” as MAD Magazine used to say — especially when you compare to the price of live lessons with this much detail), and is billed monthly for six months, or until you cancel, whichever comes first.
Current Song Lessons:
- Are You Lonesome Tonight (yes, the same one Elvis covered, but the original, from 1927)
- The Blue Room
- That's My Weakness Now
- Walkin' My Baby Back Home
- Singin' in the Bathtub
- Me and the Man in the Moon
What's next? Why don't YOU decide! I'm always happy to take your requests 🙂
As a student, you get full access to ME — as long as you’re a subscriber, you can email me your ukulele or song questions and I'll respond quickly. It's a nice to combine the “self-service” convenience of video learning with the “real world” interaction with a human teacher!
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