If you play a string instrument and want to learn the notes on each strings, the notes on music staff, etc. the FretTrainer APP is good.
There are 6 instruments available to practice on: Guitar, Bass, 5-String Bass, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo.
It is free, but has ads.
The riffs are shared on TakeLessons.com by Reina M.
Here are the names of the riffs that are shown…
- “Shave and a Haircut”
- “Weak” by SWV
- “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones
- “No Woman No Cry” by Bob Marley
- “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor
- “Charlie Brown” Theme Song
- “La Bamba” by Ritchie Valens
- “Friends” Theme Music
- “Simpsons” Theme Song
- “Beverly Hills Cop” Theme Song
‘Brian’s huge chordlist collection‘ is a great resource for looking up alternative chords.
It is especially useful if you already know the basic chords. It may be a little confusing if you don’t know what the basic chords are – for example, the basic chord for ‘C’ is in the bottom 2 rows…the top left one, of course.
If you don’t know the basic ones, you may want to just look for the most simplified chord (fewest fingers and closest to the nut or the head of the ukulele.
It should be a big (okay, a ‘HUGE’) help to those that are looking for more chords!
Katie DeNure of One School Music posted an awesome YouTube video about her favorite apps for the ukulele for 2019. A list of the individual apps is listed in the ‘more’ section below the video.
Maybe you got a uke for the first time for Christmas OR maybe you have had one for awhile but are discouraged at where you are.
Here are a couple of YouTube videos that may encourage…
For the brand new player…You WILL get better – look at what can be done in only a year!
For those of you that have been struggled…Don’t despair…Don’t give up! YOU CAN DO IT! Stick with it!
YOU CAN Play the uke! Do it in 2019!
Play the guitar and considered playing the ukulele? You already know the shapes – the names are just different. Here is a good explanation –https://flamencoukulele.com/tips/converting-chords
This is an excellent and short tutorial on how to read music. It is only 5 minutes long and offers a good foundation to get started reading music. It is short enough that you can (and should) watch it several times until you understand it.