Best Ukuleles for Beginners

Best Ukuleles For Beginners

Uku Global offers several options for purchasing a ukulele. We are proud of the fact that these instruments are made with sustainability in mind. All wood used is acquired from sustainable sources. We hope you are as inspired as we are by the instrument’s quality, sound, and artistic designs. Each size ukulele has its pros […]

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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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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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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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How to Tune Your Ukulele

How to Tune Your Ukulele

Playing a tuned ukulele is essential to making music. When your ukulele is properly tuned, a simple stroke of the strings will produce a beautiful tone, and that will inspire you to play another!   Tuning can be intimidating, but fortunately with technology, anyone can tune easily. You do not need to have perfect pitch […]

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How to Strum the Ukulele

How to Strum the Ukulele

When you start playing the ukulele, the hand on the frets might make you anxious — it can be hard to switch fingers and chords quickly! But the strumming of the strings pulled over the sound hole is really the foundation of creating music: It’s through the strum that the rhythm and melody comes to […]

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Soprano vs. Concert Ukulele

Soprano vs. Concert Ukulele

What’s The Difference Between A Soprano & Concert Ukulele?   You may have noticed that ukuleles come in many different shapes, sizes, materials and colors! It can be intimidating when looking for your first uke but fortunately so much of the decision making process is dependent on your personal preference. There’s no “wrong size” ukulele, […]

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