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Absolute Beginners: Ukulele (Book And CD)


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Media: Sheet Music, CD
Arrangement: Ukulele (UKE)
Series: Absolute Beginners
Catalogue #: AM991804
ISBN: 9781847722768
This Item Earns 16 Musicroom Points

Description

Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing along with a backing track.

Absolute Beginners has been designed to tell you everything you need to know from the very first time.

A look and learn course that uses clear pictures instead of long explanations.

Practical advice and tips covering everything you need to know to get playing, fast!

CD audio tracks to show you how things should sound, plus full length accompaniment tracks to play along with.

Written by Steven Sproat who is a ukulele player with considerable experience. He has broadcast on many radio stations including BBC Radio 2 and BBC Scotland. Steven has played at prestigious venues such as Ronnie Scott’s in London, the Cheltenham Festival and the New York Ukulele Festival and is also a teacher – his most famous pupil being comedian Harry Hill!

For Ukeleles in standard GCEA tuning.



Customer Reviews


Rating Review
Customer Rating Great book, well written, very clear, excellent photos of fingering. CD excellent to play along with. Gets you playing chords very quickly so you feel you are really making music. I also have Book 2 which is also excellent and written in the same format.
See more reviews by AnnyMay - (Tamworth, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating Book arrived very quickly, and was exactly as advertised. As I've only just picked up the Uke this book suits me as it starts at a very basic level and moves you through the first few steps - how to handle the Uke, string names /positions and the many, many chords to learn. Just need time to practice now.

Would recommend to a complete novice.
Evelyn P Tremble

Customer Rating I have no other uke primer to compare this with. However I found it encouraging and I started playing something interesting quite quickly. The only fault was that, in common with guitar tutors, the photos showing string names and picking diagrams are back to front ie. the instrument is a mirror image and I have to turn the book upside down!
Angela

Customer Rating I have been learning to play the ukelele for approximately 12 months but since purchasing the ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS UKELELE I have picked up quite a few techniques to obtain a better knowledge of the instrument. Well worth purchasing. Have not watched the DVD yet so am hoping for greater things when I do. Well worth the few pounds to buy this manual.
Anon.

Customer Rating Bought this for my little bro with a uke and now he can bang out a few tunes and loves it. The only problem is getting him to shut up!!!
Anon.

Customer Rating Just right for what I wanted, a book for an absolute beginner. A very useful purchase.
See more reviews by Wms - (United Kingdom)

Customer Rating Great book recomended!
bagwatts


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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 30/11/2007
Format: Instrumental Tutor
Length: 40 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Wise Publications
Author: Steven Sproat
Editor: Ann Barkway

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