A Method & Songbook for Fingerpicking Backup & Solos
If you want to take your ukulele playing to the next level, you need to start using your fingers! The sample songs and patterns found in this book with online audio access will get you started both playing solos and accompaniment – fingerstyle. You will learn how to use your picking-hand fingers and thumb to play chord melody solos on the ukulele, mixing chords and single notes like a pianist or a guitarist. You will also learn fingerpicking accompaniment patterns for a variety of textures and rhythmic grooves. Because fingerstyle playing works for all genres, folk, jazz, blues and country songs are included in this collection! Songs include: After You've Gone • Aloha Oe • Amazing Grace • C.C. Rider • I Ride an Old Paint • The Red River Valley • St. Louis Blues • Take Me Out to the Ball Game • The Wabash Cannon Ball • Will the Circle Be Unbroken • and more.
Author: Fred Sokolow
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Softcover/Online Audio, Softcover/CD