Ukulele

Long or Short Nails for Ukulele, Which is better?

A common question topic when it comes to playing the ukulele from beginners is about nails and whether nail length is important to play the ukulele instrument. Should your nails be trimmed short, can you just use a pick? Can you play the ukulele with fake nails? The list is long.  So we wrote this […]

Common Ukulele Questions Answered – Part Two

In this article, we answer some of the most common ukulele questions we receive from ukulele players. If you have a question that is not listed here please drop us a line and we’ll do our best to help you out. Don’t forget to check out Part One here for more FAQs and useful info. […]

Cavaquinho vs Ukulele – My Teacher’s Opinion

Which instrument is better? I am learning the cavaquinho myself and recently asked my teacher Thiago Alvares to briefly give me his opinion on the debate between Cavaquinho vs Ukulele. Hopefully, his opinion helps you decide which one is for you.          One of the most common questions asked to me during […]

Best Ukuleles For Kids (UPDATED)

Best Ukuleles for Kids The ukulele is a fun instrument for people of all ages and is especially ideal for children. Many people, when they first see this instrument, automatically assume it is a small guitar for kids, but this is not correct.  The ukulele is a highly-respected instrument that is played by people all […]

How to Learn the Ukulele Fast -Top 7 Tips

Those looking to learn ukulele will be happy to know that the ukulele is one of the easiest stringed instruments to learn, even though some people find it difficult to progress past the first strumming exercises.  If you feel stuck, you shouldn’t give up on your mission to learn to play ukulele.  Learning to play […]

What are the Best Ukulele Brands UPDATED?

What are the Best Ukulele Brands? There are many ukulele brands on the market, but not all of them offer the same standards in construction, durability, and sound. With so many brands available, it can sometimes be confusing finding the one that will offer the best for your money. So, what should you look for […]

Top 10 Tips – Buying a Used Ukulele – Things to Know

Multiple reasons lead people to buying a used ukulele. Perhaps they love to collect vintage instruments or they simply want to save money. No matter the reason, it is imperative you understand the risks involved in purchasing any used instrument, but especially a ukulele. Some things can go wrong, and it is important to know […]

Ukulele Questions – Which Ukulele Size Is Best for a Beginner?

The ukulele is a unique and whimsical instrument that is a delight to play. Because this instrument has a straightforward design, it is easier to play than some other types of stringed instruments, such as the lute or banjo.  Are you considering taking up this instrument? If so, it is important to learn as much […]

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