Uketree Records presents Hawaiian Style Ukulele for beginning and intermediate players. Each Hawaiian standard includes complete musical notation, fingering charts, Hawaiian lyrics, and accompanying English translations! Book 1 also includes sections on identifying the parts of the ukulele, tuning, a quick explanation on strumming and picking, the vamp, and an ukulele chord chart. When you?ve mastered the songs, play along to the CD by Uketree musicians Tyler Gilman, Yu Ishizaki, Ken Nishimoto, Jody Kamisato, Masako Nishimoto, Emily Nishimoto, and Julie Nishimoto!
Mel Bay's Mandolin Wall Chart contains notes of the fretboard as well as chords shown in fretboard diagrams, ranging from minor, 6, 7, minor 7, Major 7, augmented and diminished. Frets are labeled to the 18th fret. 35" x 24" durable coated paper.
Play your favorite Christmas songs Hawaiian style with expert uke player Chika Nagata. This book/CD pack includes 12 songs, each played 3 times: the first and third time with the melody, the second time without the melody so you can play or sing along with the rhythm-only track.
Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas to You)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Jingle Bells (with Hawaiian lyrics)
Angels We Have Heard on High
Away in a Manger
Deck the Halls
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Joy to the World
O Come, All Ye Faithful
Up on the Housetop
We Three Kings
A chord book written for the young beginner (or beginners of any age). Chords are presented progressively and lead to common chord progressions, including I-iii-vi-ii-V-I and twelve bar blues in many different keys. Each chord is introduced in chord diagram form with photographs showing finger positions in relationship to the fret board. Examples and exercises are presented in strum bar notation.
Extra large chord diagrams and photos for easy learning
Chords are taught beginning with the most essential to more advanced
Chords are presented with exercises that build upon each other
This book explores Celtic styles for the mandolin. It is a great
addition for musicians looking to begin learning Celtic music or expand
their repertoire. Traditional Irish and Scottish music as well as
contemporary Celtic compositions are presented. The book includes
standard notation and tablature, with play-along tracks in the
Italian Folk Music for Mandolin is an enjoyable
collection of pieces from various parts of northern, central and
southern Italy. This anthology includes complete texts and translations
of the songs with accurate accompanying arrangements for two mandolins,
or violin and guitar. The selections include medieval and Renaissance
instrumental folk dances, sixteenth-century Neapolitan Villanelle, work
songs, lullabies, narrative ballads, prisoner songs, and popular dances
including tarantellas, pizzica, Sardinian ballo tondo, quadrille, waltz
and saltarello. The book includes an accompanying CD of all the pieces
This is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in Irish mandolin playing, from the absolute beginner to the experienced player. Music is written in easy-to-read mandolin tablature and tunes and key exercises are recorded on the companion CD. Also includes information on improvisation and personal interpretation, conventional music notation, modes, and chord chart.
Classic Rock Ukulele is designed for your total enjoyment. Each song uses the original guitar parts arranged for the ukulele. The ukulele craze is sweeping the world, so come be a part of it!
After Midnight (Eric Clapton)
Go Your Own Way (Fleetwood Mac)
Hotel California (Eagles)
It's All Over Now (The Rolling Stones)
Jump (Van Halen)
Long Train Runnin' (The Doobie Brothers)
Maggie May (Rod Stewart)
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (The Band)
Paint It, Black (The Rolling Stones)
Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin)
Sunshine of Your Love (Cream)
Truckin' (Grateful Dead)
Master teachers and performers of the mandolin, Brian Wicklund and Ben
Winship have crafted this beginning mandolin method book based on the
solid system created by Wicklund for the best-selling books, The
American Fiddle Method. Using clear illustrations and lucid
explanations, the authors guide beginning mandolin players through
necessary skills such as efficiently holding the mandolin, fretting,
picking technique, creating good tone, chop chord and open chord backup.
Students learn the techniques while mastering over thirty common jam
tunes, which they can practice with using the accompanying audio.
Play 8 of your Christmas favorites with sound-alike CD tracks! The book includes melody and lyrics to sing along and chord symbols to elaborate on the melody. The audio CD is playable on any CD player. For PC and MAC computer users, the CD is enhanced with tempo adjusting software that does not change the pitch!
Away in a Manger
Deck the Hall
The First Noel
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Joy to the World
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
We Three Kings of Orient Are
Play 8 of your holiday favorites with sound-alike CD tracks! The book includes melody and lyrics to sing along and chord symbols to elaborate on the melody. The audio CD is playable on any CD player. For PC and MAC computer users, the CD is enhanced with tempo adjusting software that does not change the pitch!
Do You Hear What I Hear
Frosty the Snow Man
Here Comes Santa Claus (Right down Santa Claus Lane)
Nuttin' for Christmas
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
This book and accompanying audio offer an in-depth look at how to add
accompaniment and embellishments to melodies on the hammered dulcimer.
The material covered in this book illustrates how to enhance simple
melodies to showcase their inherent musicality. Full of illustrations,
examples, preparatory exercises and easy-to-play arrangements, this book
is sure to bring new character to your playing. It begins by
explaining, in simple terms, how and why harmony works and teaches the
solutions to the common exceptions you will encounter. By the end, you
will be able to apply the four most common methods dulcimer players use
to add accompaniments to melodies. Note-for-note transcriptions of fully
arranged songs from the author's own repertoire are also included.