Want to play beautiful Hawaiian melodies on your ‘ukulele? Now you can! Learn to Play Slack Key Style ‘Ukulele is a comprehensive instruction into the art of playing great solo ‘ukulele…slack key style. Slack Key–Ho `alu–is a melodic, finger-picked guitar style created by Hawaiian paniolo in the mid-19th century, known as “Hawaiian soul music”. It is only natural that some ‘ukulele players in Hawaii would re-tune their instruments and play slack key style. Nothing sounds so sweet.
No matter if you are a dedicated beginner wanting to expand your playing or an advanced uke-a-banger looking for a new challenge, you will find music to delight your fingers and stimulate your ear. Learn to Play Slack Key Style ‘Ukulele is both a course of study and a collection of great solo arrangements that start out easy and increase in difficulty. Includes access to online audio.
- Tablature and standard notation
- Notes on the tunings, reading music and reading TAB
- Guided lessons help you develop your style
- Graded arrangements from easy to advanced
- Over 30 great arrangements
- Learn how to create your own slack key style arrangements of classic Hawaiian songs
- Playable on any ‘ukulele with a low G string
- Downloadable musical examples of all songs