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Ukulele Primer with DVD


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The Ukulele Primer with DVD by Bert Casey is designed to help the beginnner learn how to play the ukulele. This course can be used with a Soprano, Concert, or Tenor ukulele. This lesson starts off with the absolute basics like parts of the uke, tuning (G, C, E, A), left and right hand position, and how to strum. After covering the basics, you will learn how to play chords and different strum patterns in the context of fifteen popular songs. The fifty page book contains written instruction, music notation, helpful tips, chord charts, and detailed photographs. The 86 minute video course provides instruction for all of the techniques and songs covered in the book. The video uses split screens so you will be able to clearly see both hands and the music at all times. This is the perfect course for teaching a beginner how to play the ukulele. Entertain your friends and family by learning how to play this great instrument that is soaring in popularity.

Techniques Covered
  • Parts of the Ukulele
  • Proper Playing Position
  • How to Tune the Ukulele
  • How to Read Ukulele Tab
  • Basic Chords
  • Different Strumming Patterns
  • All songs are played at 2 speeds
  • All exercises are demonstrated
  • Chord Chart
  • Strum Library
  • Music Theory

Song List
  • He’s Got the Whole World
  • Pay Me My Money Down
  • When the Saints Go Marching In
  • Streets of Laredo
  • Tom Dooley
  • Worried Man Blues
  • Banks of the Ohio
  • Jamaica Farewell
  • Amazing Grace
  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • The Sloop John B
  • O Mary Don’t You Weep
  • Midnight Special
  • 12 Bar Blues in A
  • 12 Bar Blues in E

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