Ukulele Chord Chart

Here is a chart of the most commonly used ukulele chords. The chords are arranged in “families”, which means that when you play in a specific key the chords in that “family” are the ones you are most likely to need.

Three Little Birds

Three Little Birds was recorded by Bob Marley and the Wailers back in the day. It is a great introduction to reggae for guitar or ukulele players. Reggae emphasizes the “up” beat rather than the “down” beat as in most rock and pop music. 1-AND-2-AND…

What key is this?

You want to play along with a song but you don’t know what key it’s in. How do you figure it out? The simple fact is…most popular or traditional songs end on the root note of the major scale they are written in. This is known as the “anchor tone” around which the song is

Transposing to a Lower Key

I recently saw a question on Quora which was basically asking “If a song is in a key too high for me to sing, how do I adjust my chords so I can hit the high notes? Should I just tune my guitar strings down a tone or semi-tone?” Many people responded to this question

New Group Courses Released

Introductory courses for guitar and ukulele beginners will soon be available for local (Waterloo Region) use at community facilities, schools, libraries and seniors facilities. The courses will feature recordings of live lesson presentations, gradually stepping through the various phases of learning how to play the ukulele or guitar. See Uke for Seniors for more info.

Quiz #1: About Guitars

Here’s today’s quiz – How much do you know about guitars and guitar terminology? Do you know how to tune a ukulele? Do you know how many strings a bass guitar has? Don’t forget to Enter Here for the chance to win a guitar, ukulele, or equivalent value Amazon gift card. Enter once and you’re