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Ukulele Lessons

Ukulele Jump Start Goes #1 On Kindle!

If you’re looking for a fun way to practice and improve your ukulele chord knowledge, check out BeatNik’s Ukulele Jump Start – an interactive quizbook for Amazon Kindle. So what’s an “interactive quizbook”, exactly? Well, this unique ebook acts more like an app than a book, allowing you to test your uke-chordsmanship with, or without, … Continue reading »

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I’m Just Wild About Janet!

Hey all you cool cats and kittens – have I got something special brewing! Do you know Janet Klein (and her Parlour Boys)? I’ve been a fan for quite some time, what with her way cool 1920’s style, cutesie-boopsie voice and occasionally naughty lyrics… What’s not to like? Turns out, Janet is going to be … Continue reading »

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It’s SKIFFLE Time!

I first heard the term Skiffle while watching (and re-watching, and re-watching…) the phenomenal rockumentary It Might Get Loud. My buddy Chris was visiting from London and explained that the music was a huge craze in mid ’50’s UK led by the influential Lonnie Donegan. Apparently we can thank Lonnie for Jimmie Page. Thanks Lonnie! … Continue reading »

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Ukulele Lesson #2

Part of the success of the Speak Ukulele system is it’s ability to help train you ear to distinguish one chord from another. Imagine hearing a song and saying to yourself, “That’s the… G chord, that’s the G7… That one’s F and that’s Dm.” Then you start playing the song! That is about as cool … Continue reading »

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Spooky Uke-y

Halloween and ukulele? Why not? You can dress up as a Tiki… …drop a couple of dry ice cubes in that Zombie cocktail (be sure to use the Shrunken-Head tiki mug) and then… …entertain the crowd with Ukulele Mike’s rendition of The Monster Mash! Boo, BeatNik

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Speak Ukulele 2 – Sneak Peek!

This Thursday, an ALL NEW edition of Speak Ukulele will arrive, with many new features and an easier installation process! For all current owners, this will be a FREE UPGRADE If you haven’t become a member of UkeCanPlay – don’t forget to sign up now – members get first access and special deals – plus … Continue reading »

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BeatNik Reviews The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Rock Hits for Ukulele

When I saw [amazon_link id=”0739068288″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Rock Hits for Ukulele[/amazon_link], I purchased it so fast that my credit card got whiplash. After all, this book was meant for me… I AM the complete idiot for ukulele! My impression of this welcomed edition to my music library is – … Continue reading »

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Ukulele Quiz – Can You Play By Ear?

Take the Speak Ukulele Challenge! Click Here To Play Now!!! This fun, FREE new game tests your ability to recognize chords by ear. If you want to eventually be able to play ukulele by ear, you first need to be able to hear and identify them. Each game is completely different, with 20 random questions … Continue reading »

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Jim D’Ville Play Ukulele By Ear – Tour Dates!

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WORKSHOP TOUR If you don’t know Jim D’Ville by now, allow me to do you the HUGE favor of introducing him to you. Jim is the creator of the “Play Ukulele By Ear” DVD course, and the website that bears its name. He is also one of the nicest guys around and a … Continue reading »

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