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  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – The “BEST” Strumming Pattern!

    April 19th, 2017 by | No Comments

    Hey UUers! On this week’s episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about the “D DU UDU” or “Calypso” strumming pattern – one of the most used and useful patterns on the ukulele – and how to add chunks in there to give it an extra driving kick. Try it out and let us know […]

  • BEST of NAMM 2017 (Day 4) Ukulele Underground Coverage!

    April 15th, 2017 by | No Comments

    Check out the rest of our 2017 NAMM Show Coverage: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 Hey UUers! On Day 4 of our NAMM experience, Aldrine and Kyle (along with many of our ukulele-playing friends) wrap up their Ukulele Top Picks for NAMM 2017 in the following categories: 00:35 – […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – How to Get a “Chunkier” Chunk

    April 5th, 2017 by | 2 Comments

    Hey UUers! This time on Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks a little bit about the Chunk Technique and a few parameters that you can play around with to shape and contour the sound of your chunk, depending on the song, strumming pattern, and effect that you want to achieve. Click the link above and see […]

  • Uke Lesson 112 – Waiting In Vain (Bob Marley)

    April 1st, 2017 by | 5 Comments

    Browse the Full List of UU Song Tutorials Download the TAB for all 4 Picking Parts: Hey UUers! Many of you asking and waiting patiently for another Bob Marley song and this one, well this one my friends, is something very special. It’s Bob’s ever popular, “Waiting in Vain” – a deceptively simple song that […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – How to Play Major Scales

    March 23rd, 2017 by | No Comments

    On this week’s episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt shows you how to play major scales on your ukulele using a simple movable scale shape along with techniques for fretting and practicing scales that will help you in your ukulele picking and soloing. Check out the link above to view the video, try it out […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – Instant Blues Solos (in 4 Keys!)

    March 16th, 2017 by | No Comments

    This time on Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt shows you how to instantly create blues solos on your ukulele in 4 different keys, just by remembering one amazingly simple concept. Click the link above to check out the video and try it out for yourself – it works! Have a great one & keep strummin’ Aloha, […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – Game of Thrones & Alternating Picking

    March 9th, 2017 by | No Comments

    In this week’s episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about the “Alternating Picking” technique – a super efficient way to pick single notes quickly in succession. He also demonstrates its usefulness by showing you how to play the theme song from Game of Thrones so you can use it to practice this technique on. […]

  • NAMM 2017 (Day 3) Ukulele Underground Coverage!

    March 5th, 2017 by | 1 Comment

    Check out the rest of our 2017 NAMM Show Coverage: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 Hey UUers! On Day 3, Aldrine and Kyle head up to the upper floors of NAMM 2017, the largest musical instrument trade show in North America, and find out what’s new in the ukulele […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – How to “Cascade” on Your Uke!

    March 2nd, 2017 by | No Comments

    Hey UUers! On this week’s episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about the “Cascade” technique and how to use it to add embellishments to your ukulele playing! Check out the link above, practice, and try it out for yourself – have a great one & keep strummin’ Aloha, -UU Staff

  • Uke Lesson 111 – I Hear Music (Ka’au Crater Boys)

    March 1st, 2017 by | 4 Comments

    Browse the Full List of UU Song Tutorials Download the TAB for this picking: Hey UUers! As many of you know, we’ve been holding an Aloha Friday Live Jam every Friday (1pm Hawaii Standard Time) on the Ukulele Underground YouTube Channel. It’s a full hour of live music with on-screen chords so you can follow […]

  • Ukulele Webcam Sessions (Matt) – How to do Blues Solos for Ukulele

    February 23rd, 2017 by | 2 Comments

    Hey UUers! On this episode of Ukulele Webcam Sessions, Matt talks about how to solo and create improvisations over Blues using the concept of “pockets.” Check out the link above and try it out for yourself! Have a great week & keep strummin’ Aloha, -UU Staff