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Learning Ukulele - Recipe for Success - Mini Workshop Version

Published: 28 Jan 2011 Updated: 14 Jan 2021Visits: 2Code: UL41a

Topic: Basics ukulele Subjects: Chords Beginner Basics Gymnastics Strums

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Learning Ukulele - Recipe for Success - Mini Workshop Version

"Where Do I Start?" This is a common question. This workshop/lesson covers ukulele tunings, learning the ukulele fingerboard, basic chords and strums. This workshop gets you rolling on having some fun playing the ukulele.

This is the workshop-lesson handout that given to ukulele players attending the "Learning Ukulele - A Recipe for Success" beginner workshop.

End of Lesson - Thanks, Hope You Enjoyed It!

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