Every Uke player should own this book because in my opinion, it is the best one out there.
When I begin one I almost always think it is too hard, but practice practice practice..eventually and surprisingly, i seem to be able to play the piece.
Both HSU books have chord diagrams and volume 2 has tablature and notation for most songs.
Nice intro to more traditional Hawaiian music than I see online, though not all of the pieces are really traditional. (Polka anyone? Read morePublished 9 months ago by Andrew Schulkind
A lot of variety
Lots of history up front (10 page preface is quite comprehensive)
Glad to have the CD too
I was so disappointed. I was looking for a book of ukulele duets. This to me means ukulele playing with an accompanying ukulele. Read morePublished 15 months ago by linda
I love the selections and John King's playing on the CD. The tabs are accurate and helpful. However, I am much more comfortable with notation than tabs. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Guitar Guy
A nice book with The preface includes some interesting historical info and a couple of cool pictures. It also contains a small section on strumming technique that I found useful. Read morePublished on July 16, 2012 by summerdays
I don't know any of the songs in this book! And it's quite wordy in the front...but has some good info on strokes and rhythms worth reading. Read morePublished on February 19, 2012 by debi
Coming from a guitar playing background I start to pick up ukulele and have been trying to look for good songs to play. Read morePublished on February 15, 2012 by C. Yip
The books I ordered arrived in pretty quick time and I've spent many happy hours learning pieces from them and listening to the CD's.Published on November 10, 2009 by J. H. Ferguson