Soprano, Concert, Tenor and Baritone.
Apr 10, 2017
Apr 3, 2017
After starting Kala, Mike quickly established the new ukulele manufacturer as the leader in the market by providing the best and most consistent instruments in the price range.
Mar 18, 2017
In bluegrass music there is typically no drummer, so to keep the group together and in time, the bass player plays on beats 1 and 3, and the mandolin player plays a chop on the back-beat or the off beat, 2 and 4.
Basically, the bass player takes the place of the kick drum and the mandolin chop takes the place of the snare drum. The Banjo then plays the melody using 8th notes.
Mar 10, 2017
The idea when playing a fretted instrument and arranging a song for it, is to move the left hand as little as possible. Since there are 4 different forms for each chord, it is possible to find chords that are very close together requiring very little left hand movement to play the entire song!
With these new chord forms you will you be able to play any song, in any key, anywhere on the neck.
Mar 2, 2017
The great thing about these strums is - they can be used to spice up any song. You'll learn later that these reggae strums or variations of them are used in other types of music as well.
Various accents on beats 2 and 4 are actually fairly common, the Reggae strum is just one of the many ways to do it.
Feb 21, 2017
It will give the song that fun island sound.
Feb 18, 2017
This is because nylon strings stretch allot more than steel strings do, especially when they are new. You may get a new ukulele and think there is a problem with it and it won't hold a tuning. Don't worry, after you learn these tips and tricks you will be able to properly tune your ukulele and keep it in tune longer.