Essential Strums for the Ukulele (DVD). Ukulele. DVD. Published by eMedia Music (EI.RS08105).
In this second volume of the Complete Ukulele Course DVD series Ralph Shaw teaches techniques and strums that will inspire your playing to new heights. Learn to play: March, Waltz, 12 Bar Blues, Samba, Bossa Nova, Swing, Triplets, Bo Diddley, Reggae and more. In addition Ralph teaches the strum and chords used in IZ's famous Over the Rainbow medley; the clawhammer/frailing technique; syncopated rhythm solo in the style of George Formby. Songs include: Darktown Strutters Ball, Take Me Home Country Roads, Girl From Ipanema, Let Me Call you Sweetheart, Song to Bring Back Something Which Is Lost -- and many more. All in GCEA tuning. About Ralph Shaw: Ralph "King of the Ukulele" Shaw's years of performing and recording have brought him to the attention of ukulele fans throughout North America and Europe. His popular workshops and ukulele classes have helped all levels of players to improve their skills on this unique instrument. Over the years Ralph has picked up ukulele-playing tips and techniques from around the world and now shares this knowledge in his series of ukulele instruction DVDs. 95 minutes / Region 1 / English.