The improver section will have set you up with some serious chops. Now it’s time to start digging into tab and really showing off.
Step 1: Learn to Read Tab
Extra Credit: Follow the fingerpickinng lessons.
Step 2: Useful Licks
Extra Credit: Play a bunch of blues licks, riffs and solos in the How to Play Blues Ukulele ebook.
Step 3: Thumb-Only Tunes
Tabs for tunes that combine melody and chords but can all be played with just your thumb on the picking hand. So you can concentrate on the fretting hand without having to worry about complicated picking.
Step 4: Theory
- Learn some scales:
Extra Credit: Harmonizing a melody
Step 5: Get a Solid Ukulele
Once you’ve reaching this stage in your ukulele playing, you’ll have put in many hours of practice. Before you get much further it’s time to get yourself a really nice, solid-top ukulele. Ohana and Kala both have solid ukuleles at affordable prices. If you budget stretches a bit further, take a look at KoAloha and Pono.
Now head to the advanced section and prepare to blow people’s mind with your mad-skills.
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