A list of the best ukuleles that Making Music is highlighting from the 2015 Nashville Summer NAMM show for their particular excellence…
Category: Other Instruments
Learn How to Play the Ukulele Today
This ukulele series was created for students who want to teach themselves, or to be used with a teacher in either group or private lessons. Play Ukulele Today! covers the basics and more, including picking, fingerpicking, strumming patterns, playing tips and techniques, how to read notation and tablature, plus more than 90 great songs and examples.
Exploring Russian Folk Music
“Russian folk music has rich melodies and harmonies,” explains Russian immigrant Sergei Teleshev who first came to the US to share his culture in 1996 when his group, Trio Veronezh, was invited to perform at the Oregon Bach Festival in Eugene, Oregon. The trio relocated permanently to the US in 2000 and spends most of the year touring and teaching audiences about Russian folk music traditions.
What’s the Difference Between Concertinas and Accordions?
Although similar in principle, there are several internal and external differences between concertinas and accordions. The most obvious is the way the buttons are played.