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Learning `Ukulele with Curt

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Reading TAB

Tablature ( or tabulature, or tab for short ) is a form of musical notation indicating instrument fingering rather than musical pitches.

BernsteinPI think anything that separates guitar players from the rest of the music world is bad. Tablature is a certain secret code only for a guitar player. So you have guitar players who can read tablature and not music.

Peter Bernstein

( Curt. This applies equally to ukulele players. )

However, You Still Need to Understand TAB

Here are a few of my lessons on regarding TAB.

UL22
Reading Ukulele TAB - Alternate Notation

An alternate form of musical notation for stringed instruments.

UL43
The Trouble with TAB

ULFP117o
FIngerpicking on Ukulele, Lesson Fourteen - How to Read TAB

“Example of numeric vihuela tablature from the book Orphenica Lyra by Miguel de Fuenllana (1554)”

Just browsing over both books, they look fantastic! I'm a guitarist and uke player for over 25 years and was thinking about writing a ukulele book but you've already written what I think are the best, most comprehensive and thorough books I've ever seen for the instrument. I just might end up buying every book you've written and I'll be giving my highest recommendation for your books to my friends and students. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such great books!Peter Rhee

Aloha, Curt, All I can say is WOW! What you have accomplished is simply incredible! All the bestGlen Hirabayashi, The Aloha Boys

Folks, if you haven't stopped by Curt's site, do so right now! ..And get his books, they are fantastic. This guy knows his stuff and is able to pass it along too.Alan Johnson Proprietor, The 4th Peg

I can highly recommend Curt's Uke books — I have four of them and they are excellent.fatveg — Portland

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