Making Music takes a look at four fretted instruments that may further enhance your recordings or songwriting: ukulele, cigar box guitar, banjo, mandolin.
For the ukulele enthusiast who has seen it all, here are some unusual ukulele body shapes, made by Ohana, and descriptions of how they compare to the traditional guitar-shape.
A handful of ukulele chords can take you a long way, as far as repertoire goes. With these eight chords you can play hundreds of songs on the ukulele.
From portability, to low cost, to the ease of finding tutorials and lessons online, here are eight reasons why you should learn to play ukulele.
Learning a new instrument can reinvigorate musical creativity. And possibly, this time, you’ll consider something way out of the box—the five-string banjo.