Start Your Musical Journey to Mastering the Ukulele Learn everything you need to know about the ukulele and the basics on how to play it so that you can become a pro in playing this fun and jovial instrument. This audiobook is for people of all ages, races, and places who want to learn how to play the ukulele in a few simple and easy steps. This will surely be a joyful book to listen to for those of you who think that it's not yet too late to learn a new instrument or to start playing one. The ukulele is a great companion, and learning how to play it is as fun as the beats and melodies that this instrument makes. You will learn everything that you have to and would like to learn about the ukulele with the help of this book. We will start with the basic information about the ukulele - what it is, where it originated, and what are its parts. And then, we will progress into learning the different techniques and tips that will help you master the art of playing the ukulele and guarantee you the ability to play the ukulele effortlessly and beautifully. By the time you finish listening to this book, you will know how to strum the instrument properly and basically know how to play it well. You will also be taught how to choose the right ukulele as well as how to tune it, so that it can emit the perfect beautiful sound. And lastly, you will also learn the basic chords used in playing the ukulele, so that you can play any song that you want to play and hear. Why you must have this book: In this book, you will learn how to scrutinize and choose the perfect ukulele that will become your companion in your musical journey to ukulele success. This book will teach you the steps on how to properly tune your ukulele. In this book you will learn how to strum the strings of the ukulele. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Wayne Chin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/034432/bk_acx0_034432_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Have you always wanted to learn an instrument? Do you feel like you do not have the time or skills to learn how to play music? Forget those thoughts and keep reading. You may have convinced yourself that playing an instrument is out of question, but the simplicity of learning the ukulele will change this. Affordable, compact, and easy to learn, a ukulele is an ideal instrument to begin learning music on, and we have the right audiobook for you to start with.In How to Play the Ukulele, we will cover the basics of beginning your ukulele journey. The audiobook will cover a range of topics that will make it easy for anyone to learn:Basics of music theoryMusical termsHow to play and care for the ukuleleHistory of the ukuleleThe anatomy of the ukuleleUkulele chordsUkulele scalesSongwriting tipsThe values of the musical processLyrics and chords to popular songsThere are many books covering the ukulele, but if you’re a beginner and just looking to start your journey in a simple way, without the complexities of learning to read music and complicated musical lingo, then click on the "buy now" button. Let the adventure begin with How to Play the Ukulele. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Derik Hendrickson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/157388/bk_acx0_157388_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It all starts with a young girl playing her ukulele in a dingy folk club. There is something different about the song she sings - a song called 'Life Is Beautiful'. It breaks hearts. It makes money. It might even change the world. But no story of beauty and success in our cruel modern world can be entirely innocent. Can it? Young Girl With a Ukulele is a dark and clever story of music and fame - and the sinister forces which can lie behind them. Terence Blacker is a professional author, columnist and songwriter whose books have been widely praised. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lucy Scott. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/022235/bk_adbl_022235_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From USA Today best-selling author Leslie Langtry comes the killer start to a brand-new multiauthor series....Nani Johnson thought she had it made when she moved from Kansas to the resort town of Aloha Lagoon, Kauai. In spite of her certifiably crazy mom, Nani is determined that nothing will stop her from becoming a ukulele virtuoso! Unfortunately her Julliard training doesn't help her break into the local music scene due to some heavy competition from the Terrible Trio - three hostile local musicians. The only work she finds is a few bar mitzvahs and gigs at the kitschy Blue Hawaii Wedding Chapel. But when one of Nani's competitors drops dead right after a public feud, Nani becomes the police's main suspect. A missing murder weapon, mysterious threats, and a heck of a frame-up job all have Nani worrying she'll be trading in her flowery muumuus for prison orange. Enter hunky local botanist Nick Woodfield, who just might be able to help her clear her name...that is if he doesn't have secrets of his own. With the bodies stacking up, the danger closing in, and the authorities circling, Nani must track down a killer...before she ends up the latest victim of the Ukulele Murderer! The Aloha Lagoon Mysteries: Ukulele Murder (book #1) Murder on the Aloha Express (book #2) Deadly Wipeout (book #3) Photo Finished (book #4) Deadly Bubbles in the Wine (book #5) Mele Kalikimaka Murder (book #6) Death of the Big Kahuna (book #7)About Aloha Lagoon:There's trouble in paradise....Welcome to Aloha Lagoon, one of Hawaii's hidden treasures. A little bit of tropical paradise nestled along the coast of Kauai, this resort town boasts luxurious accommodations, friendly island atmosphere...and only a slightly higher than normal murder rate. While mysterious circumstances may be the norm on our corner of the island, we're certain that o 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susan Marlowe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/123202/bk_acx0_123202_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
So you want to learn to play the ukulele? Want to master it fast without spending hours learning boring musical theory?Well, you've come to the right place! Thanks to a series of tips, tricks, and hacks you can confidently learn to play ukulele in only one day!You can even play a song in just 4 hours!Whether you played before or you're an absolute beginner. Using this book, you’ll feel confident playing all over the fretboard in just a day!You will get all the lessons you need to master this cute instrument in no time!Ukulele for Beginners contains:The only four chords you need to know to play basic songs (if you just learned these three, you can play thousands of songs!)A super simple way to tune your ukulele by ear (even a complete novice can do this)Play one super famous song just one hour after you started studying its chords! A bunch of easy to play songs that would make your family think you are a rock star!Handy pro tips for strumming, chord changes, and building up your playing speedEven if you have zero musical experience, or you think that you just can’t play an instrument - this book is designed to prove you wrongOr, if you know someone who’s going to receive a ukulele as a holiday gift - this is a perfect companion audiobook to get them up to speed quickly!So if you've been dreaming about starting to play this instrument for a long time, and feel that it's too late...this is the sign you've been waiting for! Get this audiobook now! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lithenton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/126800/bk_acx0_126800_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Abbott & Costello in the Catskills" is an authentic recreation of a 1930s Borscht Belt variety show, recorded before a live audience in the Catskills. In this New Oldtime Radio Hour, Lou Costello (Bob Greenberg) follows Bud Abbott (Joe Bevilacqua) to the Catskills when Abbott is hired as sole Master of Ceremonies of a Borscht Belt variety show. Meanwhile, guest stars George Burns and Cab Calloway miss their train forcing Abbott to sing and dance in their place! Guest stars who do show up include Gracie Allen (Lorie Kellogg), Harpo Marx (Kenny Savoy), Ruth Waters (DeLois House), and Sophie Tucker, Last of the Red Hot Mamas (Teri Paris). Musical numbers are performed by Ukulele Elaine & The Hurleyville Ukulele Orchestra, Banjo Steve Levine, and Leon Sandow and His Columbia Captivators: Leon Hilfstein (Piano), Buddy Allen (Saxophone) and Bill Margargle (Drums). Comedy sketches performed include "Lambchops" (Bud Abbott and Gracie Allen) and "Who's on First?" (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello). During the curtain call, Bud Abbott sings Minnie the Moocher. The show's line-up is as follows: MC - Bud Abbott: Joe Bevilacqua Lou Costello: Bob Greenberg Harpo Marx: Kenny Savoy Ukulele Elaine & The Hurleyville Ukulele Orchestra Ruth Waters: DeLois (Cookie) House Lambchops (Bud Abbott and Gracie Allen) Joe Bevilacqua: Bud Abbott Lorie Kellogg: Gracie Allen Banjo Steve: Steve Levine Lou Costello's Act: Bob Greenberg Who's on First? (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello)Joe Bevilacqua: Bud Abbott Bob Greenberg: Lou Costello Sophie Tucker - Last of the Red Hot Mama’s: Teri Paris Curtain Call: Bud Abbott (Joe Bevilacqua) sings Minnie the Moocher House Band - Leon Sandow & His Columbia Captivators Piano: Leon Hilfstein Drums: Bill Margargle Sax: Buddy Allen A video promo for the show: http://www.youtube.com/wat 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mr. Joe Bevilacqua, Mr. Bob Greenberg, Ms. Lorie Kellogg, Mr. Kenny Savoy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/watr/000023/bk_watr_000023_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the midst of Occupy, Barbara Andersen begins spamming people indiscriminately with ukulele covers of sentimental songs. A series of inappropriate intimacies ensues, including an erotically charged correspondence and then collaboration with an extraordinarily gifted and troubled musician living in Germany. Barbara Browning teaches in the Department of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from Yale University. She is the author of the novels The Correspondence Artist (winner of a Lambda Literary Award) and I'm Trying to Reach You (short-listed for The Believer Book Award). She also makes dances, poems, and ukulele cover tunes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barbara Browning. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/087538/bk_acx0_087538_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hawaii was not always a paradise. Hawaii's history was turbulent and soul wrenching. Taboos placed on commoners by Royalty were harsh and cruel. But Hawaii also has its wonderful historic lore, such as the Menehunes, or Hawaii's "little people". Listeners will also learn the true history of the ukulele and its origin may be a surprise.We promise you a nice trip if you'll join us in our view of old Hawaii. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anthony "Amp" Harrell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/147736/bk_acx0_147736_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Jace Clayton has traveled the world collecting and playing music as DJ /rupture, and he gives Kurt a lesson in spinning records. Plus, the singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless overcame her social anxiety by coming to terms with the fact that everyone is laughing at you. And indie lightning rod Amanda Palmer picked up the ukulele on a whim, but when she started playing Radiohead's famously downbeat songs on it, she discovered the perfect mix of sweet and salty. [Broadcast Date: August 27, 2016] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kurt Andersen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/stud/160827/rt_stud_160827_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.