The Strum Together series by Hal Leonard enables players of five different instruments – or any combination of them – to “strum together” on 70 great songs. This new, easy-to-use format features melody, lyrics, and chord diagrams for five popular folk instruments: standard ukulele, baritone ukulele, guitar, mandolin, and banjo. This collection, arranged by Mark […]
Dr. Randall Kertz discusses better health practices for musicians.
Be sure to check on his videos discussing better health as it applies to other instruments.
Take part in this special focus on unique fretted instruments Are you a banjo or ukulele player? Tips, insights, and techniques relative to banjo and ukulele will be available to enrich your playing experience. Got something to share? Would you like to contribute? We want you to! We will feature your content in a mutually […]
The banjo and the ukulele are two of the most recognizable and well-loved folk instruments in the world. The banjolele? Not so much. The instrument achieved its greatest popularity in the 1920s and 1930s, and combines the small scale, tuning, and playing style of a ukulele with the construction and distinctive tone of a banjo. […]
Many of these instruments, though based on ukuleles, are unique unto themselves, and can appeal to just about anyone. Making Music takes a look at a few.
Deering Banjo Ukulele After years of customer requests, Deering Banjo Company is proud to offer the new Goodtime banjo ukulele! Whether you are a seasoned ukulele or banjo player or simply looking for something new and exciting to learn, the Goodtime banjo ukulele is a stunning instrument that everyone will love. Made in U.S.A. Find […]
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.