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[Feb 2012 | One Comment | 8,704 views]
Welcome to the February-March 2012 edition of Mel Bay’s Ukulele Sessions®!

Welcome to the December-January 2011-2012 edition of Mel Bay’s Ukulele Sessions®!  This time columnist Gerald Ross shows you how to accent the chord progression. Beth Mead shows us Put Your Arms Around Me Honey.  Be sure to leave comments. DiggShareShare with StumblersTweet

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[Dec 2011 | One Comment | 4,078 views]
Welcome to the December-January 2011-2012 edition of Mel Bay’s Ukulele Sessions®!

Welcome to the December-January 2011-2012 edition of Mel Bay’s Ukulele Sessions®!  This time new columnist Gerald Ross shows you some more great swing chords. Beth Mead shows us how to accompany ourselves with pretty finger style picking on the holiday favorite, Silent Night. Marcy Marxer takes us on a “C” cruise. Joe Mendel shares another [...]

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[Aug 2011 | Comments Off | 2,858 views]
Welcome to a special double issue of Ukulele Sessions®!

Welcome to a special double issue of Ukulele Sessions®. We are combining the August-September issue with the October-November issue. There is a lot here to keep you busy! New Column! Beginning Swing Uke with Gerald Ross. Gerald is a great addition to our regular line up and you’ll learn lots of swingy, bluesey new ideas [...]

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[Apr 2011 | Comments Off | 2,805 views]
Welcome to the June-July 2011 issue of Ukulele Sessions®!

We start with Joe Mendel’s interesting interview with luthier Jack Clark. Beth and Seth bring more fascinating play alongs and chord solos. Marcy shares 2 great old time tunes with wonderful videos. I review the great Ukulele video, Mighty Uke. Enjoy! DiggShareShare with StumblersTweet

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[Feb 2011 | Comments Off | 3,712 views]
Welcome to the February-March 2011 issue of Ukulele Sessions®!

Welcome to the February/March issue of Ukulele Sessions! This time Beth Mead shares another great strum along. Marcy Marxer included a great video of her playing her lesson at both slow and regular tempo. I have contributed an article about Brazilian Choro music and the predecessor of the uke. Joe Mendel tells us everything about [...]

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[Dec 2010 | Comments Off | 2,422 views]
Welcome to the December-January issue of Ukulele Sessions®!

This time Joe Mendel interviews Uke builder Jerry Hoffman. Beth gives us a great strum along and wishes us a merry Christmas. Marcy Marxer gives us a great version of Five Foot, Two. Be sure to watch her video. I share a tune from my upcoming Uke book. Have a great holiday and please leave [...]

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[Oct 2010 | 3 Comments | 3,729 views]
Welcome to the October- November Ukulele Sessions®

Welcome to our fall issue. Beth gives us an old time strum along favorite. Joe interviews builder Rick Turner. Marcy shares with us a great video of a song she learned on a trip to South Africa. I share another tune from my up coming book on ukulele chord solos. Let us know how we [...]

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[Aug 2010 | One Comment | 3,969 views]
Welcome to a new edition of Mel Bay’s Ukulele Sessions®!

My name is Joe Carr and I am the new editor of this site.  I have several new columnists who will provide new information every issue. Marcy Marxer is an experienced performer and teacher on several instruments. She even studied with 1920s string wizard Roy Smeck! Beth Mead is another multi-instrumentalist /teacher who will her [...]

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[Jun 2010 | 3 Comments | 6,946 views]
Ukulele for Seniors

By Joe Carr This new book is designed for seniors who wish to learn to play the ukulele. Care has been taken to select repertoire familiar and appealing to a more mature audience and attention has been given to the pacing of the material. Basic chords are given and variety of songs and exercises make [...]

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[Apr 2010 | One Comment | 5,647 views]
Pālolo

by Uketree Records In the third installment of the Hawaiian Style Ukulele series advanced chords, strum patterns and scale are presented. Tunes include “Mauna Loa”, “Wailele O Akaka (Akaka Falls)”, “Green Rose Hula” and many more. This is a great series for those looking to learn Hawaiian style ukulele and traditional Hawaiian tunes. PDF DiggShareShare [...]