Fender has announced the launch of Fender Songs, the company’s latest innovative app, allowing users to practice, play along, and perform to millions of their favorite songs on guitar, ukulele, or piano. Building upon Fender Play, Fender’s digital online learning platform, Fender Songs continues the journey for the beginner player while inviting those more experienced […]
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.
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.
Jake Shimabukuro is probably the world’s greatest ambassador for the ukulele, and it’s a role he loves. If you’ve ever been to one of his live performances and seen the way he reaches fans on a visceral level, there is no doubt that playing the instrument brings him great joy. It always has.