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Bass `Ukuleles

PUBLISHED: Oct 18, 2014 UPDATED: Jan 4, 2016 • VIEWS: 0 • LESSON CODE: UL128-bass

Instruments: ukulele Subjects: instruments

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Bass `Ukuleles

Four sizes of ukuleles are common: soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone. There’s also the less common sopranino and the bass ukulele at the extreme ends of the size spectrum.

Bass ukuleles are available from various Manufacture and Builders .

Standard Tuning: E A D G

This is the same as the lower four strings of standard tuned bass guitar.

Ukulele Bass Manual

This ukulele bass handbook offers a theoretical introduction to the development of the instrument and its maintenance, stringing and care. Discover the secret of the "UBass": how can such a small instrument make a sound that deep? Co-author Martin "Bassmati" Schroeder put the Kala UBass to the acid test and lets us take part in his experiences in studio and live recordings. The theoretical part is followed by tunes, bass lines, songs and catchy grooves to help you to learn. Cajon and UBass fit together really well, so we included simple band scores for guitar, cajon and UBass to show you how a true rhythm section grooves. This book comes with access to an online video.

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Selecting a `Ukulele • Updated: Dec 3, 2017

A Ukulele is: Light Weight, Affordable and Portable | Four Strings and Four Fingers | Less Need for Strumming Accuracy | There isn' a lot expected from a ukulele player.

The 'Ukulele (pronounced oo-koo-lele) comes in four standard sizes: Soprano (sometimes called Standard), Concert, Tenor and Baritone. The Baritone is tuned just like the four thin strings of a standard tuned guitar and called "G" tuning (D G B E). The Soprano, Concert and Tenor is typically tuning in a "C" Tuning (G C E A) or "D" tuning (A D F# B). The Tenor can also be tuned like the Baritone ukulele with a high or low string four.

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Selecting a Ukulele
Updated: Jan 1, 2003

This series explores the options for seleting your first ukulele or your next ukulele.

There are lots of choices, selecting the right size, wood, type, tuning, etc...

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