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Hal Leonard Ukulele Method Book 1 with Online Audio Standard


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A complete course for aspiring ukulele players.

The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is the ideal way for beginners to learn ukulele. This comprehensive guide provides a strong foundation in ukulele skills and techniques. Follow along with the included audio tracks to learn proper hand positioning, tuning and strumming. You'll discover the different types of ukuleles, how to read music, essential chords and how to play melodies, scales and tremolo.

Master Music Fundamentals and Ukulele-Specific Skills
This method book begins with the basics, like how to hold and tune your ukulele, before moving on to reading music and understanding rhythm. You'll build dexterity and muscle memory by practicing chord shapes, strumming patterns and simple melodies. Learn proper fingering for major, minor and seventh chords. Study the ukulele's history and applications in Hawaiian, folk and popular music.

Follow Along with 46 Audio Tracks
The included audio tracks demonstrate how the lessons and songs should sound, allowing you to play along. Hear how the ukulele can create a variety of tones and moods as you work through jazz, blues, reggae and rock songs. The layer-by-layer approach helps you master each component before moving on to the next. Play, listen and repeat for the best results.

Learn Popular Songs in Different Genres
This method book focuses on learning through playing familiar songs. Practice your new skills by playing pop songs like "Hey There Delilah" and "Stand By Me," as well as classic rock, Hawaiian and blues songs. Discover how simple chord progressions and strumming patterns can be used to play a variety of tunes. Build your repertoire and impress your friends with your new musical talents.

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  • ISBN: 0634077260
  • Size: 9 x 12 in.
  • 48 pages