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What Ukulele Size Is Best for You?

What Ukulele Size is Best for You?

For those just beginning their ukulele journey, you may not know that there’s more than one size of the instrument. After you’ve made the decision to learn to play, the next step is to decide which size ukulele is best for you.  There are four common ukulele types, differentiated by size starting with soprano being […]

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Ukulele vs. Guitar: What is Easier to Learn?

ukulele vs guitar

If you’re trying to decide between learning the ukulele or guitar, Uku Global would love to help. First of all, both instruments provide wide open doors to creativity, community, and lifelong learning. Here at Uku, we are partial to the ukulele for a few reasons. When you’re first learning and you want to get to […]

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What is the Best Ukulele For a Beginner?

Best Beginner Ukuleles

It is difficult to find one answer to this question. Truthfully, there are pros and cons to each style of ukulele. The four sizes (soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone) are each unique and right for someone in their own way. Yet, there are plenty of guidelines and recommendations we can suggest. A Note On the […]

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What’s The Difference Between a Concert and Tenor Ukulele? 

Tenor verses Concert Ukulele

At first glance, you may not see  huge differences between a concert and tenor ukulele. There really are a lot of similarities. First of all, the two instruments are tuned the same, g-C-E-A. This means that the chord shapes are the same, and you don’t have to learn any new fingerings when switching from one […]

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Should I Use a Pick When Playing the Ukulele?

Should I Use a Pick When Playing the Ukulele?

Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned ukulele player – there comes a time when all strum lovers face the following question: Should I start playing with a pick? The short answer is that there isn’t really an answer. When it comes to what you play your ukulele with, the choice is up […]

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LVDY Joins the Uku Global Family.

LVDY Music Joins the Uku Global Family.

LVDY Music (pronounced Lady) is a duo from Denver, CO made up of Aubrey Mable and Kathleen Hooper. Although they just played their debut show at the UMS in late July, their effortless style, talent, and coherence would have you believe that they had been performing their music for years. Their meteoric rise in the […]

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Meet Ira Wolf! Uku Global’s Newest Artist.

Meet Ira Wolf! Uku Global's Newest Artist.

The American Dream was once defined as a cozy home framed by a white picket fence, earned through hard work and determination. But throughout the years, we have watched this dream transform as the idea of success gets redefined with each generation. Today’s American Dream draws influence from the ideals of individuality and creative freedom […]

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Where in the UK is Kitty? Seed Festival!

Where in the UK is Kitty Stewart? Seed Festival!

What a refreshingly wholesome weekend, set in the beautiful Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in Gloucester, West England. Bursting with innovative ideas, Seed Festival’s vision is to create a better world for now and for the future. ‘We bring together people and organizations from many backgrounds in support of creative endeavor, a flourishing […]

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5 Easy Songs for Ukulele Beginners

Five Easy Songs for Ukulele Beginners

One of our favorite things about the ukulele is how easy it is to go from picking it up for your first time to playing a song for your friends and family. There are many one-finger and two-fingers chords that are simple to learn on the ukulele but allow you to play dozens of songs.  […]

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How to Hold Your Ukulele

How to Hold Your Ukulele

Ukuleles come in various shapes and sizes. Unlike the acoustic guitar, whose shape has largely remained the same, the ukulele has morphed into a variety of shapes! Its four strings can rest on any number of body shapes, including the pineapple, paddleboard, lute, and cigar box.    A standard way to differentiate and identify your […]

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