"If everyone played the ukulele, the world would be a better place." - Jake Shimabukuro
I'm glad you've decided to play ukulele! I've created this page for you to have easy access to the songs that I perform live along with the Jerome Ukulele Orchestra, as well as to provide links to some of my favorite ukulele sites.
What's the best way to learn songs? Play them with someone else! AND: if you learn a song, teach it to someone else ~ share the love.
It's easy to find ukulele lessons online ~ just Google 'ukulele lessons,' or better yet, go to YouTube, type the name of the song that you are looking for followed by the word "ukulele" : ex. "Eight Days a Week ukulele lesson." You can also Google "easy ukulele songs', or any other phrase that you might think up.
Be sure to tell your friends and family about this page - soon we'll all be jamming with our ukuleles!
So remember, anything you need to know can be found on YouTube, or if, stop by my store in Jerome for a quick lesson and jam session. See you next time you're in Jerome!
To save song files from the links below:
You can of course just simply print them, or if you're an iPad user:
1. Click on the link to go directly into my Dropbox folder.
2. Click on the song / PowerPoint title (it will open as a PDF).
3. Click on the 3 dots ... and click "Export".
4. "Click "Save to Files".
On your iPad:
"Save to forScore" (that is the music software that I use - it's available from the Apple Store)
Click the 'back' button if you want more song files:
* Do this for EACH file that you want to save. It is time-consuming, but welcome to the 21st century!
The songs performed by Tommy Rocks & the Jerome Ukulele Orchestra:
click on the link below:
Tommy's Christmas & Holiday Dropbox folder:
download all of the PDFs of holiday songs that I play.
Sedona Ukulele Posse Dropbox Folder:
Download two years of PowerPoint lessons that I created for the Sedona Arts Center. View them online or save them to your computer:
Chord charts & easy ukulele songs:
Online Ukulele Chord Chart:
UkeBuddy.com : ukulele chord finder, chord namer, scales and online tuner:
Easiest Beginner Ukulele Songs:
Top 50 Easy Ukulele Songs:
EASY UKULELE: good place to start...
Online Ukulele Clubs:
The Village Ukulele People (Sedona, AZ)
The Prescott Ukulele Guild (Prescott, AZ)
The Sun City Ukulele Group (Sun City, AZ)
Bytown Ukulele Group: Ottowa, Canada : they have an AWESOME song collection!
San Jose Ukulele Club:
Berkeley Ukulele Club: one of my favorite sites:
Ukulele Quotes ~ a good read ; )
Avoid musician's hand injuries:
Finger stretching warm-ups:
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