Basic Lessons for Getting Started with Ukulele

Getting Started with Ukulele

These are the ukulele lessons that every ukulele player just starting out a bit seasoned should take a look at.

Even seasoned player should take a look at this series of lessons. You'll probally pick up a few things you didn't know or remember that would be very helpful when teaching beginners just get started.

PUBLISHED: Jun 23, 2014 • UPDATED: Dec 4, 2018 • SERIES CODE: UL-basics • VISITS: 49

10 Lessons in the “Basic Lessons for Getting Started with Ukulele” Series

The Learning Process - The Mind, Hands and Ears

Making the connection between the Mind, the Hands and the Ear.

Which Way Is Up? - Up, Down, Ascending, Descending, etc...

What is up, down, higher, lower, top, bottom, ascending, descending?

What Finger is What?

Just what are the fingers of the plucking and fretting hand called.

Understanding a `Ukulele Chord Diagram

The basic `Ukulele chord diagram is explained.

Your First `Ukulele Chord

The FIRST chord every `ukulele player learns is...

`Ukulele String Combinations

All possible single and multiple ukulele string combinations.

`Ukulele Scale Diagram Explained

A chord or scale grid is an alternate, visual why of showing a scale pattern.

Reading Ukulele TAB - Alternate Notation

An alternate form of musical notation for stringed instruments.

Standard Music Notation

A complete lesson on standard music notation.

The Trouble with TAB

A Form of Musical Notation Using Numbers and Letters on a Staff.

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