Learn Ukulele Today – How to Play Ukulele in Easy Online Lessons

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About This Course

Learn how to play the ukulele at any age.

No prior musical theory knowledge, nor the ability to read ukulele sheet music necessary for this course. Easy to understand lessons that stay on-topic, teaching you the basics of what you need to know, step-by-step.

Learn how to transform from a complete novice beginner to the level of an early intermediate standard ukulele player.

Course includes over 40 video lectures covering:

  • The Parts of the Ukulele and How To Take Care of It
  • Ukulele Harmony and Groups
  • Ukulele Rhythm, Strumming, Trills and Muffles
  • Ukulele Melody and Scales
  • Music Theory for Ukulele Players
  • Songs, Songstyling and Songwriting

What you pay today is all you will ever pay. Period. For a course that never expires!

Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge to play the ukulele.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and develop the skill of ukulele!

About the Instructor:

Dan “Cool Hand Uke” Scanlan

A ukulele performer since 1961, Scanlan returned the ukulele to its ancestral home of Madeira Island, Portugal in 1998 in the historic Father and Son Reunion, a project that reunited the ukulele with the rajão and braguinha and united Madeiran and American players in performance, including a live telecast from the Lisbon World’s Fair. For the past 11 years Scanlan has been teaching a weekly ukulele class that doubles as a performance group that performs at least once a week at fairs, schools, hospitals, retirement and convalescent homes. The group, the Strum Bums, received a standing ovation at the second annual New York Ukulele Festival. They performed at the Santa Cruz CA Ukulele Festival, and the Honolulu International Ukulele Festival.

Before he started the Strum Bums, Scanlan led the Vokuleles ukulele group in Chico CA, for the last seven of its 37 years. He is scheduled for a third appearance at the Honolulu festival July 2013 with the Strum Bums.

Scanlan’s ukulele workshops and performances have been highly acclaimed at festivals at the Ukulele Hall of Fame Museum, Santa Cruz, Southern California, Tahoe Area, New York, Auburn CA, and the Liverpool, Nova Scotia, International Ukulele Ceilidh, where he serves as emcee. In 2008 he gave the initial ukulele workshop in Dublin, Ireland, to a group that became Ukuhooley, Ireland’s largest ukulele group and presenter of the annual Ukuhooley Ukulele Festival.

Scanlan’s ukulele has supported the efforts of Cindy Sheehan, Julia Butterfly Hill, U. Utah Phillips, Judi Bari, Daniel Ellsberg and other peace and justice activists. He and his ukulele have fronted several bands, including Flathead, the Self-Righteous Brothers, Jukolin, Top Quark, and Cool Hand Uke and the Enablers.

“Dan Scanlan has more talent in his little finger than he has in the whole rest of his body.” — Utah Phillips

Course Curriculum

Course Sections

Lecture 1: The Name of Parts

Lecture 2: How to Tune Your Ukulele

Lecture 3: Care and Feeding of the Ukulele

Lecture 4: Let’s Play, Part 1

Lecture 5: Let’s Play, Part 2

Lecture 6: Jam Video 1 – Buffalo Gals

Lecture 7: Buffalo Gals

Lecture 8: Ain’t She Sweet

Lecture 9: Ain’t She Sweet in Two Keys

Lecture 10: How to Use The Chord Sheets

Lecture 11: Basic Chord Patterns, Key of C

Lecture 12: Key Transposing Chart

Lecture 13: First Position Chords

Lecture 14: A Group 1

Lecture 15: A Group 2

Lecture 16: A Group 3

Lecture 17: Bb Group 1

Lecture 18: Bb Group 2

Lecture 19: Bb Group 3

Lecture 20: B Group 1

Lecture 21: B Group 2

Lecture 22: B Group 3

Lecture 23: C Group 1

Lecture 24: C Group 2

Lecture 25: C Group 3

Lecture 26: C# Group 1

Lecture 27: C# Group 2

Lecture 28: C# Group 3

Lecture 29: D Group 1

Lecture 30: D Group 2

Lecture 31: D Group 3

Lecture 32: Eb Group 1

Lecture 33: Eb Group 2

Lecture 34: Eb Group 3

Lecture 35: E Group 1

Lecture 36: E Group 2

Lecture 37: E Group 3

Lecture 38: F Group 1

Lecture 39: F Group 2

Lecture 40: F Group 3

Lecture 41: F# Group 1

Lecture 42: F# Group 2

Lecture 43: F# Group 3

Lecture 44: G Group 1

Lecture 45: G Group 2

Lecture 46: G Group 3

Lecture 47: G# Group 1

Lecture 48: G# Group 2

Lecture 49: G# Group 3

Lecture 50: Introduction to the Ukulele Strum Drum

Lecture 51: The Trill of the Uke

Lecture 52: Roll Strum

Lecture 53: Reverse Roll

Lecture 54: Cool Hand’s Plick, Part 1

Lecture 55: Cool Hand’s Plick, Part 2

Lecture 56: Cool Hand Uke’s Strumming Brochure

Lecture 57: Pick, Pluck, Muffle and Strum

Lecture 58: The C Major Scale

Lecture 59: The C Minor Scale

Lecture 60: C Blues Scale

Lecture 61: An Iraqi Scale

Lecture 62: A Talk on Scales

Lecture 63: Circle of Fifths

Lecture 64: Ukulele Practice and Song Learning

Lecture 65: Beginners’ Songs

Lecture 67: Song: 10,000 Ukuleles

Lecture 68: Songs: Ain’t She Sweet, Five Foot Two

Lecture 69: Song: I Can’t Give You Anything But Love

Lecture 70: A Bit About Blues

Lecture 71: The History of the Ukulele

Lecture 72: The Future of the Ukulele

Lecture 73: Ukulele for Guitarists

Lecture 74: Ukulele Resources

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Average Rating by 11 students
  1. Profile photo of Ruth Ruth says:

    I really wanted to learn to play the Ukulele. I am glad i found this course.

  2. Profile photo of Alex Alex says:

    I really love the videos and the way the course was presented. Thanks!

  3. Profile photo of Tricia Tricia says:

    The lessons were clear and very easy to follow. Definitely the right course i’ve landed.

  4. Profile photo of David David says:

    Easy way to learn Ukulele. The lessons were great and I will surely recommend this to my friends!

  5. Profile photo of dar renx Tricia says:

    Great Course!
    This course is great to anyone who want to learn Ukulele! I really enjoy this course!

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