Joel Daruvalla explains how you can play one of the most popular Beatles songs on the ukulele. His “Here Comes The Sun” tutorial is a beginners guide that allows pros and newbies alike to enjoy. His simplistic “how to” guide explains every note and chord needed to perform the song. So grab your uk’, watch the video below, and get playing!
Make Music Day is the one day a year we celebrate the central role of music in our lives and our country through free, open and accessible events throughout the U.S. and the World.
Google and Converse challenged the UK company Technology Will Save Us, which specializes in supplying DIY kits, to modify a pair of Converse sneakers with its DIY Speakers Kit. Technology Will Save Us rose to the challenge creating what may be the world’s first guitar shoe, using the laces for strings, then creating a microphone, contrabass, and feedback synth, and using the kit’s box to create an amp. They then brought the challenge to a set of London workshops where participants created everything from a sneaker that “walked” when bass-heavy music played to a sneaker ukulele.
If you’ve heard of Daniel Ho, it’s most likely from his recent concerts and recordings of Hawaiian music on ukulele
Daniel Ho has hatched a plan for the first ever Worldwide Virtual Ukulele Ensemble video. The Virtual Ukulele Ensemble will be a video of hundreds of ukulele players from around the world all playing the same song.
Picks have existed from the earliest days of string instruments. There’s evidence that ancient Egyptians used picks made of stone or bone, similar to picks found today. Modern picks come in a huge variety of materials, both natural and man-made, even recycled, and in many shapes and sizes.
Making Music magazine’s editor-in-chief, Antoinette Follett appeared on the Today show with Kathie Lee & Hoda presenting these easy to learn instruments. They are just a few of the thousands of musical instruments that will be previewed at the NAMM Show 2014! Trekky Harp App Even if you’re not a Star Trek fan, you’ll love this Vulcan […]