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    Learn to play ukulele solo! This book will help you arrange and perform ukulele pieces unaccompanied. You will learn essential ukulele techniques to capture the instrument's unique sonority and character, such as Campanella technique, clawhammer, temolo, harmonics, and various fingerstyle patterns. Each concept and technique is supported by exercises and songs, including play-along audio tracks. Traditional notation, chord diagrams, and ukulele tablature are included.

    “Karen Hogg's ukulele instructional book is fantastic! She covers so many different playing styles and organizes the information in a thoughtful way that is clear and easy to grasp. The book will not only help you to become a better ukulele player, but it'll also make you a better musician! Aloha!” –Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele virtuoso

    Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
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Contents:

Acknowledgements 
Introduction
How to Use This Book
About the Recordings
Playing Position/Posture
Part I: Chords and How They're Built
Chapter 1: Notes on the Neck 
Mapping Out the Notes
Mapping Melodies
Chapter 2: Triads
Types of Triads
Triads, Scales, and Intervals
Voicings
"Amazing Grace"
"Down in the Valley"
"Will the Circle Be Unbroken"
Chapter 3: Seventh Chords
Types of Seventh Chords
"St. James Infirmary"
"Avalon"
Voice Leading
"Limehouse Blues"
Part II: Techniques
Chapter 4: Campanella Technique
Campanella Technique
"Aloha 'Oe"
"Londonderry Air"
Chapter 5: Fingerstyle Patterns
Patterns in 4/4 Time
"Luna's Song"
Patterns in 3/4 Time
"A Minor Ukulele Waltz"
Chapter 6: Tremolo
"Ode to Joy"
Chapter 7: Harmonics
"Shenandoah"
Chapter 8: Clawhammer
"Boil Them Cabbage Down"
"Crawdad Song"
Chapter 9: Arranging
Know the Melody
"Hard Times Come Again No More"
Harmonize the Melody
In Conclusion
Appendix
Triads
Seventh Chords
About the Author

Berklee Solo Ukulele

by Karen Hogg

SKU: 49-327666

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Learn to play ukulele solo! This book will help you arrange and perform ukulele pieces unaccompanied. You will learn essential ukulele techniques to capture the instrument's unique sonority and character, such as Campanella technique, clawhammer, temolo, harmonics, and various fingerstyle patterns. Each concept and technique is supported by exercises and songs, including play-along audio tracks. Traditional notation, chord diagrams, and ukulele tablature are included.

“Karen Hogg's ukulele instructional book is fantastic! She covers so many different playing styles and organizes the information in a thoughtful way that is clear and easy to grasp. The book will not only help you to become a better ukulele player, but it'll also make you a better musician! Aloha!” –Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele virtuoso

Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
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Contents:

Acknowledgements 
Introduction
How to Use This Book
About the Recordings
Playing Position/Posture
Part I: Chords and How They're Built
Chapter 1: Notes on the Neck 
Mapping Out the Notes
Mapping Melodies
Chapter 2: Triads
Types of Triads
Triads, Scales, and Intervals
Voicings
"Amazing Grace"
"Down in the Valley"
"Will the Circle Be Unbroken"
Chapter 3: Seventh Chords
Types of Seventh Chords
"St. James Infirmary"
"Avalon"
Voice Leading
"Limehouse Blues"
Part II: Techniques
Chapter 4: Campanella Technique
Campanella Technique
"Aloha 'Oe"
"Londonderry Air"
Chapter 5: Fingerstyle Patterns
Patterns in 4/4 Time
"Luna's Song"
Patterns in 3/4 Time
"A Minor Ukulele Waltz"
Chapter 6: Tremolo
"Ode to Joy"
Chapter 7: Harmonics
"Shenandoah"
Chapter 8: Clawhammer
"Boil Them Cabbage Down"
"Crawdad Song"
Chapter 9: Arranging
Know the Melody
"Hard Times Come Again No More"
Harmonize the Melody
In Conclusion
Appendix
Triads
Seventh Chords
About the Author