Aloha! I'm Kainoa and I'll teach you all you want to know about ukuleles. Here you'll find a ton of helpful video lessons that I've created for you. My only thing that I ask of you, is to set aside time to practice. Yes, practice, practice, practice! I'll bet you in no time, you'll be jamming your uke!
Over the years I became passionate about this tiny instrument, learned a lot, and now I'd like to pay it forward and share this passion with you!
Discover fun facts about the ukulele (meaning jumping flea in Hawaiian), about Hawaiian music and culture, history and more specific topics like tabs, chords, scales, stringing tips, tuning tips and more.
Find out where to buy this tiny instrument and related items like cases, strings, tuners, instructional & music books, effect pedals, amps and other supplies you might need.
What's Going On (Marvin Gaye) Here's another Marvin Gaye classic. This particular song was inspired by police brutality, which was an important concern in the 1970s, just as it is in today’s world. Date added 1/26/16
Mercy Mercy Me (Marvin Gaye) Marvin Gaye was ahead of his time when he recorded and released this gem. It basically talks about how we are polluting our planet. This classic hit consists of 5 chords. Date added 1/17/16.
More Than Love (Los Lonely Boys) Here's a song from 2004, by the Los Lonely Boys. It's from their album, Los Lonely Boys, that went Platinum twice. This song is a good, slow, love song. It's in the key of C. Date added 1/6/16.
Oh Girl (Chi Lites) Here's a classic song from the early 70's, done by the Chi Lites. Oh Girl is about how devastating a breakup would be, if his girlfriend left him. It's in the key of F. Date added 12/20/15.
The Christmas Song (Nat King Cole) Season Greetings! Here's a song that'll ring in the yuletide! This song was recorded in the 60's by the legendary Nat King Cole. It's in the key of C. Date added 12/14/15.
Don't Worry Baby (Beach Boys) This weeks lesson is on "Don't Worry Baby", by the Beach Boys. It's in the key of A, with a lot of modulations. Have fun! Date added 11/30/15.
You Are (Lionel Richie) This lesson is on Lionel Richie's soft rock classic, "You Are". It's in the key of G. There's some fast chord changes during the chorus, so you may have to practice some timing while singing and playing. Happy Ukeing! Date added 11/5/15.
You'll discover a lot of video clips on this site; enjoy the cheerful music from a soprano uke or the smallest to the fuller tones from the other types of ukes. Listen to Hawaiian music or classical tunes sung by famous uke musicians including the Hawaiian legend Israel Kamakawiwoole, the legendary Beatles' guitarist George Harrison, the Canadian prodigy James Hill and many, many more.
As you can see, this site is one of the favorite spots to learn about ukes and how to play them. If you have any idea on what my next video lesson should be or if you don't find what you're looking for, send me a message. I'll do my best to get back to you with your required information as soon as possible.
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Jan 26, 16 06:49 AM
You can learn to play the ukulele by watching these ukulele video lessons.
Jan 26, 16 06:49 AM
Here's another ukulele video lesson featuring Marvin Gayes Whats Going On.
Jan 17, 16 04:44 PM
This ukulele video lesson will teach you how to play Mercy, Mercy Me, by the late Marvin Gaye.