Learn How to Play the Ukulele with Jake Shimabukuro

Posted by Michael Mueller on August 17, 2017 at 2:49 PM

The ukulele is the fastest-growing musical instrument in the world, with everyone from elementary school aged children to senior citizens picking up this fun folk instrument and learning how to play their favorite songs. If you've been thinking about learning how to play, you're in the right place.

Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro—widely considered the best in the world—has said he wants everyone to experience the joy of making music, so a few years ago, he set about creating an easy, fun method for learning how to play the uke. The result is his brand-new book/video Jake Shimabukuro Teaches Ukulele Lessons (Hal Leonard), and we've got all 13 video lessons from the book right here at GuitarInstructor.com.

Jake Shimabukuro beginner ukulele lessons

In this series of beginner lessons, Jake shows you everything from how to hold the uke and essential chord shapes and how to strum them to popular chord progressions and fun techniques like tremolo picking.

Once you've learned all these basic ukulele techniques from Jake, you'll be ready to browse the more than 3,500 ukulele chords and lyrics sheets available here at GuitarInstructor.

Who knows, maybe one day you'll be able to play like this ...

 

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