A Chart of All the Basic Chords in Every Key This convenient chord chart by Ron Manus, L. C. Harnsberger, and Nathaniel Gunod lists all the basic ukulele chords in every key. All chords are clearly shown using chord frames that indicate frets, fingerings, and the note names in every chord. Major, minor, seventh, diminished, […]
Martin’s ukulele strings offer an easy playing feel, excellent tuning stability and a warm clear tone. The high tensile fluorocarbon holds tunings longer and improves harmonic output for consistent true tone. Martin Soprano and Tenor ukulele strings are made with clear fluorocarbon. Their Baritone ukulele strings are made with clear fluorocarbon, aluminum wrap wire, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
The ukulele is a fantastic instrument that is full of history and culture, has a mass pop culture appeal, and just downright fun to play. Just ask Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as “The Rock.”
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. […]
Bamboo is the most sustainable choice for musical instruments. Highly renewable, Bamboo regenerates quickly without being replanted—sometimes growing up to three feet per day. The straight grain of this “grass” is actually stronger than most hardwoods. Kala’s Bamboo U•BASS is beautifully natural-looking with clean lines and bamboo from top to bottom—from the headstock to the […]