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 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.
Perfect for bluegrass players, this book provides an excellent foundation of chords found in bluegrass mandolin. It introduces a wide variety of chords in different voicings for each key and also includes a dictionary of common mandolin chords, transposition table, practice tips, and more.
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
Alfred's Basic Ukulele Method 1 features clear, well-paced instruction that makes learning the ukulele easy and fun. This book covers all the necessities, including how to hold your ukulele, tuning your ukulele, right- and left-hand techniques, the basics of reading music, chords, strumming patterns, songs, and how to read TAB. CD and DVD components are available. Titles include Aloha Oe, The Sloop John B., Over the Rainbow and many others.
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.
This unique songbook is a collection of 30 Christmas classics especially arranged for the ukulele. Features a foreword by Jumpin' Jim, chord charts, instructions on how to use the book, and festive holiday illustrations throughout. Tunes include: Auld Lang Syne; Deck the Halls; The First Nowell; Jingle Bells; Joy to the World; O Come, All Ye Faithful; Silent Night; and more. 6 3/4" x 10 1/2" format.
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