The most common question for beginners is 'How Do I Play The Ukulele?' But it goes much beyond that - you will need to learn SO much more about living with the uke. This page is for you!
(These are short and sweet tips for new ukulele players, but full more detailed guides can be found in my first two ukulele books as linked below.)
If you have any other questions or need more advice, just get in touch!My Ukulele Beginners Books - Amazon.com
© Barry Maz
© Barry Maz
My ukulele beginners ebooks - for Kindle / Paperback - Amazon.co.uk
What Ukulele Players Really Want To Know - for Sony, Nook, ePub, PDF etc
More Of What Ukulele Players Really Want To Know - for Sony, Nook, ebub etc
What Ukulele Players Really Want To Know - Barnes and Noble / Nook
UKULELE VIDEO beginners tips
BUYING YOUR FIRST UKULELE
HOLDING THE UKULELE
THE PARTS OF THE UKULELE
CHANGING UKULELE STRINGS
CHANGING UKE STRINGS (SLOTTED BRIDGE)
THE IMPORTANCE OF NUT WIDTH
TUNING THE UKE
ADJUSTING ACTION and SETUP
HAMMERING ON AND OFF
CHUCKING, CHUNKING and PALM MUTING
THE I IV V CHORD SEQUENCE
FITTING A STRAP BUTTON
HOW TO TELL IF A UKULELE IS SOLID OR LAMINATE
DEALING WITH BUZZES AND RATTLES
Got A Ukulele Beginners Guides
So, You are getting your first ukulele?
How much should I spend on a ukulele?
how cheap is a cheap ukulele?
Where to buy a ukulele (for the UK)
Buying online and the great setup myth
How to buy a ukulele
Tuning the Ukulele
How to hold and strum the ukulele
How much should I practice the ukulele?
What are the ukulele chords?
What do the 4 digits mean on ukulele tabs?
How to change ukulele strings
All about ukulele wood
More about ukulele wood
All about ukulele tuning pegs
A look inside friction pegs - with video
Cleaning your ukulele
All about ukulele nuts and saddles
More about ukulele intonation
What is ukulele "action"?
Should I pick or strum the ukulele?
Ukulele buzzes and rattles
How to read ukulele tabs
Ukulele pickups and amplification
Growing nails for fingerpicking the uke
What is a K Brand uke?
What do I need to tune my ukulele?
The dreaded E Chord
Advanced Strumming techniques
When should I change my strings?
Wood types and their influence on ukulele sound
What is "low G" tuning?
Do I need a case for my ukulele?
All about humidity
Finger Stretching Exercises
What is re-entrant tuning?
More than four ukulele strings?
To strap or not to strap?
A light touch - tips on avoiding finger aches and pains
Fitting a passive pickup to a ukulele
On Solid Tops opening up with age
Using Fishing Line as Ukulele String
Don't be afraid of learning how to adjust your ukulele - its meant to be adjusted!
What to pack in your Ukulele Gig Bag
Do I need to be Insured?