This Supa Easy edition of the bestselling Uke'n Play Ukulele series will get absolute beginners of any age strumming simple chords and playing easy songs that only feature 2 chords. Written by professional player and educator Mike Jackson, the book features his instant play method together with downloadable play-along audio, making it perfect for classrooms, groups and individuals. Don't forget to scroll down to watch Mike in action as he teaches our enthusiastic student.
The book begins with the parts of the Uke and how to tune up, before detailing Jackson's innovative instant play method that helps you play songs quickly, as well as teaching you to always remember where to put your fingers for different chords. Once you've mastered this, Uke'n Play Supa Easy Ukulele teaches you the 5 simple chords you will need to play all the 25 songs included in this book.
All of the songs feature either 1 or 2 chords, and each feature chord diagrams, lyrics and chord symbols, helping groups learn to play the Ukulele by practising strumming the chords and getting used to finger positions, while also playing 25 recognisable tunes. Songs include Three Blind Mice, London Bridge Is Falling Down, Mary Had A Little Lamb, and many more.
The accompanying audio downloads will help you tune up, get familiar with the songs, then play along with a full backing band. Some songs also feature Mike's handy hints so learning the Uke goes as smoothly as possible.
Uke'n Play Supa Easy Ukulele is a fantastic resource for the classroom, or other groups of young beginners. Featuring valuable advice for introducing children to music through the Ukulele, the book will enable them to start making music straight away. With well-known songs like My Darling Clementine and Michael Finnegan, this is a beginner's instant play method that truly does work.
Mike Jackson is a professional Ukulele player and multi-instrumentalist who has sold over 250,000 albums and performed extensively across Australia and the rest of the world.