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 […]
Multi-award-winning instrumentalist/vocalist/bandleader Cynthia Sayer is acclaimed by musicians, critics, and fans alike as the top 4-string banjoist in the world today. Praised for her “drive and virtuosity” by the New York Times, Cynthia enchants audiences with her electrifying, swing-based performances and captivating stage presence wherever she appears.
The Cordoba 15CFM ukulele adds exotic flamed mahogany and striking color options to Cordoba’s all-time best selling ukulele, the 15CM. The all-flamed mahogany construction provides a full, rich sound and appointments like an abalone rosette and black body binding set these instruments apart from other models in their price range. Additional features include silver tuners […]
The OME IKON is designed for the advanced player who is after extreme fingerpicking performance. It features an extra wide 1.34” nut width, a 10” radiused fingerboard, a 0.80” tall bridge, and a pre-war style flange and resonator. It is available in Mahogany, Walnut, and Curly Maple woods, with either aged brass or nickel hardware. […]
Since its introduction to Hawai‘i in 1879, the ‘ukulele has been many things: a symbol of an island paradise; a tool of political protest; an instrument central to a rich musical culture; a musical joke; a highly sought-after collectible; a cheap airport souvenir; a lucrative industry; and the product of a remarkable synthesis of western […]
of the music. You need great timing, feel, pocket, and technique to play it well. Here are six video lessons that will get you grooving in no time….
By Jaimie Scanlon Let’s face it; the music industry doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being earth friendly. From gas-guzzling tour buses, supercharged lighting and sound equipment, and throngs of straw-sucking fans at festivals (Remember those days?), the business can be tough on the environment. But there are some signs of green sprouting up between […]