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Techniques for better pearly shells Ukulele  playing

Techniques for better pearly shells Ukulele playing

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Pearly shells Ukulele - There are many things about playing the pearly shells Ukulele that seem obvious, but are neglected by many players: learning the notes of the chromatic scale at first position, knowing what notes make up standard chords and variants, and using warm-up routines are all examples. Warming-Up This is absolutely vital to good pearly shells Ukulele playing, yet so many ignore it. Take a few minutes to play up and down the neck at different positions in different scales, or do some simple practice drills starting off slowly and getting quicker as you warm up. Some good warm-up drills can be found on related pearly shells Ukulele websites. Pick a note at random, or one you find difficult to play. Move between that chord and another that sounds good with it. Pi...
Choosing the best ukulele for beginners

Choosing the best ukulele for beginners

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The ukulele is a great instrument to learn, for several reasons. It's fun, it's easy to learn, it can help the beginner learn skills that will transfer to the guitar, and starter ukuleles can be very cheap. But are the cheapest ukes worth buying? How much ukulele does a beginner need, anyway? There are 3 main factors that go into choosing a ukulele: size, materials and price. Below is a quick, simple rundown of what to look for in buying that first ukulele - and how to get the most ukulele for the money. Choosing a Ukulele Size Basically, there are 4 main sizes of ukulele to choose from: soprano (or standard), concert, tenor and baritone. Soprano ukulelesare the most common size of ukulele and the most likely to make the classic "plinky" ukulele sound that most people assoc...
Choose the best cheap ukulele – old vs new

Choose the best cheap ukulele – old vs new

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Best cheap ukulele - Ukulele players have more choices among instruments than ever before for best cheap ukulele. In addition to the wide variety of classic used electric ukulele available, instrument manufacturers bring out new best cheap ukulele with great features every year. Although there's a wide variety of electric ukulele to choose from, statistics from a website state that Fender and Gibson have been the most popular, so take a good look beneath the shiny finish of that new Flying V Gibson ukulele or the worn fretboard on that vintage Fender Telecaster and use these important factors to make an informed decision. Consider a Collectible Electric Best Cheap Ukulele Vintage and rare electric ukuleles are a combination of historic art and musical functionality. Some key reas...
How to maintain your aNueNue Ukulele musical instrument

How to maintain your aNueNue Ukulele musical instrument

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Practice your aNueNue Ukulele every day, and of course you'll improve your intonation and technique. But playing, and time itself, brings wear and tear to your instrument. You should strive to keep your aNueNue Ukulele in a good state of repair. This makes for a better sounding instrument, which means it is more satisfying to play. It will also save you money, because caring for your aNueNue Ukulele means you won’t need to rely on a professional luthier for the maintenance you can easily do yourself. Store your aNueNue Ukulele properly and safely The first rule of thumb is to always store your aNueNue Ukulele properly in a hard case. Leaving your aNueNue Ukulele sitting out in the open is an invitation for serious damage caused by collisions, crashes, or exposure to rapid temperat...
Vintage ukulele collectible as Investments

Vintage ukulele collectible as Investments

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Vintage ukulele collecting can be a fun way of investing money. Like car enthusiast who collect Corvettes or people who deal in antique toys, furniture or sports memorabilia, there is a worldwide market and appeal for vintage ukulele. Just like any antique, ukulele have a history and tell stories. They also have a proven track record for generating money .Here is some advice for someone starting out. What Makes a Vintage Ukulele Collectable Condition- Whether its baseball cards or Barbie Dolls or any kind of collectable antique, condition is very important. Vintage ukulele in excellent condition is always worth more than ukulele in average shape. Other criteria for the ukulele to be worth money are Originality- Any modifications, replaced parts or repairs, no matter how sma...
Ukulele renaissance and gift ideas for music lovers

Ukulele renaissance and gift ideas for music lovers

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Are ukuleles enjoying a resurgence in popularity? George Harrison (of the Beatles, hello!) was a huge ukulele player and proponent. Tiny Tim was also a uke strummer but most people would rather forget that. Now it seems that this 4-string mini-guitar-like instrument is making a small but eloquent comeback. Origins of the Ukulele Invented by Portugese immigrants in Hawaii, the ukulele has the advantage of being small and portable. It's better than a back-packer type guitar because it has a richer, fuller tone than the portable guitar. The ukulele may be second fiddle to the guitar since it's smaller and has four strings to the guitar's six, but it's still an instrument that has a wide range of tone. There are also several sizes of ukulele such as: soprano 13” concert 15” t...