New answers tagged ukulele
If you have the ability, you can rearrange songs yourself. There are plenty of fingerpicking style ukulele tabs out there, but their quality may not be the best. As @MarkM suggests, Jake Shimabukuro is god-level at playing the ukulele but never sings. I recommend listening to his songs, and if you like them, his songs and rearrangements are available as ...
Although the ukelele is often used as an instrument to provide chordal accompaniment (strummed or picked) to other instruments, or commonly voice, there is absolutely no reason why you can't explore other ways to play it, which are not primarily as an accompanying instrument. For instance, you can play single note lines, as you would on any other ...
Youtube is your friend when looking for this kind of inspiration: I think it's safe to say that it possible to play the Ukulele without singing.
Yes, of course you can play the ukulele without singing. You can play a lot of instruments while singing, but that doesn't mean that every time you play the instrument you should sing. You should try it, and if you like it, you can sing and play ukulele at the same time.
My preference is the recorder, which I have played seriously for 20 years. But there are several things to consider: What is your musical taste? Modern stuff fits the Ukelele; renaissance and baroque music fits the recorder. How social do you want to be? Check for recorder consorts and Ukelele orchestras in your local area. Recorder is easy to learn, but ...
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