New Book/CD for Summer NAMM Lets Axe-Masters Get Their Uke On!
MILWAUKEE – Are you uke-curious? You can admit it: lots of guitarists have wondered about that cool little instrument that just screams “fun!” Hal Leonard Corporation provides the perfect entrée with Ukulele for Guitar Players: A Fun Guide to the Basics, Including 15 Real Songs to Learn and Play!
Ukulele for Guitar Players was written by Ukulele Ray – a Fender endorsee and the top-selling ukulele player on iTunes – with Jesse Stokes and Tommie Victor. This innovative book/CD pack provides detailed instruction on how to quickly jump from guitar to ukulele, so you’ll be plucking that magical little instrument in no time. It includes info on tuning, strumming, chords, and single notes.
The book also includes 15 fantastic songs to learn and play, by The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens, the Beach Boys, Bob Marley, CCR and others. Tunes include: Brown Eyed Girl • Folsom Prison Blues • Got My Mind Set on You • Hound Dog • I Saw Her Standing There • La Bamba • Mustang Sally • Peace Train • Runaway • Surfin’ U.S.A. • Susie-Q • Three Little Birds • Twist and Shout • and more.
For more information or to place an order for Ukulele for Guitar Players (HL00696386 / $14.99) and other ukulele publications from Hal Leonard, please visit your local music store or contact Music Dispatch (1-800-637-2852, www.musicdispatch.com).
About Hal Leonard Corporation
Founded in 1947, Hal Leonard Corporation (www.halleonard.com) is the world’s largest music print publisher, producing songbooks, sheet music, educational publications, reference books, DVDs, CD-ROMs, children’s music products and more. In its more than 200,000 available publications, the company represents in print some of the world’s best known and most respected publishers, artists, songwriters and arrangers. Hal Leonard is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI and also has domestic offices in Winona, MN; New York; and Nashville; and offices abroad in Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.