Hello Uke Lover!
My name is JP Allen and I've been teaching and performing music professionally for over two decades:
I've taught at University of Texas, Austin Community College and even toured all over the world with Grammy nominated Abra Moore.
I particularly love teaching ukulele (and the harmonica) because they’re so dang easy to learn - when you learn the right way...
Why do so many people give up when trying to learn the uke, or any other instrument for that matter? And why do so few sound so good? A study in 1993 by Anders Ericsson lifts the lid...
The study revealed that if you want to get good at learning something then:
So what is the secret to getting great as quickly as possible? Simple: Deliberate Practice. My video lessons do this by...
Turning your uke-playing weakness into a strength by focusing on the things that will help you the most. They also help you enjoy yourself and avoid hours of ineffective practice that creates progress-slowing bad habits.
My Ukulele Buddy Video Method is the easiest way to keep you focused until you've mastered the uke because...
...all you've got to do is play along with my 7 minute videos, 3 times per week. You never have to practice alone - just grab your uke and strum along! Really?
Because my 100% video-based-method uses the PROVEN principles of Deliberate Practice you will get better faster.
Deliberate Practice is celebrated in Geoff Colvin's first book, "TALENT IS OVERRATED", which earned global acclaim as a NY TIMES & WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER.
...all you’ve got to do is grab your Uke and play along with my videos. You never have to practice alone - just play along!
As an another study, published in the Journal of Research in Music Education in 2009 explained, “It’s Not How Much; It’s How”. Here's how...
How can anyone get good at anything without practicing? The same way kids do. YOU PLAY!
All you've got to do is jam along with my video lessons and I can hand deliver you to a level that'll make your friends go “WOW!” Just grab your uke, cue up the video and jam along. Just play!
Once you finish one video, you move on to the next. You never have to practice alone because I will be playing with you and showing you exactly what to do every step of the way. This means...
1. Because I hold your hand through every step you'll avoid picking up those bad habits that often kill progress and cause frustration.
2. Practicing alone, effectively, can be mind numbingly boring. It's one of the most common reasons people give up. My lessons mean you don't have to practice alone (if you don't want to).
Just play along and you'll be pleasantly surprised at just how quickly you get sounding good.
The second common problem with learning the uke is that people just don't have enough hours in the day. I made sure my lessons were designed in such a way that you can progress with just 7 minutes, three times a week.
Seriously - with just 7 minutes of play, three times a week, I'll have you playing the songs you love in no time at all. The more you play along with my videos the faster you improve! (If you can’t give me a minimum of 7 minutes per week, then these lessons are probably not for you). That's not all though...
How do you make one of the best learning methods on the planet better? Simple. Get a world class uke teacher to join in the fun! Meet Mitch!
Mitch Chang is world famous for his uke playing and uke teaching ability. (He's also a music major grad from the University of Hawaii!)
With Mitch's crazy uke skills and my uke beginners play-along method, we will take you from being a newbie or struggling ukulele player to someone who can blow the roof off the house.
My lessons are suitable for Soprano ukes, Concert (aka Alto) ukes or Tenor size ukes. If you have a Baritone uke, just pop a capo on the 5th fret and you can play along with my lessons too! You can even play along with a Banjo Uke if you use a plectrum.
When you buy my complete beginner's uke course, you get over 10 HOURS of video instruction. The lessons cover everything you need including...
All the core basic techniques and tricks you need to know to get started, including the simplest and quickest way to tune your uke; how to hold your uke to make playing much easier, to learning your very first chord + more!
You'll master all the must-know chords you need to play almost any song. You'll also discover the tricks for moving from one chord to another, effortlessly and smoothly (this is one of the tricks for that "pro" sound)
After you're done with the strumming lessons you'll really be able to make your little ol' uke sing. All the strumming secrets for creating a sweet, sweet tone. No more botched notes or buzzy chords!
The key to sounding truly musical is nailing your rhythm. My Rhythm Techniques will teach you many super cool rhythms and patterns that will form the foundation of all your playing.
One of my favorite sounds, muting will add a whole new dimension to your playing taking you from a novice sounding player to someone who sounds impressive.
People don't realize how versatile the uke is. We do! We'll teach you Pop, Rock, Soul, Reggae, Funk, Folk and Gospel styles.
Rippin' the Roof Off the House - With Just One Chord! • The Must-Know Chords • Simple Rhythm Jams • Ukulele Strumming for a Sweet Sound • Accenting Masterclasses • The Most Popular and Easiest Strumming Patterns • Left Hand Muting Techniques • Funky Reggae Grooves • Awesome Brudda Iz Strumming Pattern • Two Chord Jams • How to Transpose Songs • Twelve Bar Blues • How to Write Songs with Your Uke • How to Play By Ear • Even More Cool Ukulele Strumming Patterns • Right Hand Muting • Advanced Chords • Ukulele Picking • Transitioning Between Chords • More Awesome Grooves • Playing Along Over Strumming Patterns • Jamming Play-Along Sessions • Classic Uke Rock Ballad Lesson • Advanced Strumming Patterns • Groovin' Surf Song Lesson • Swinging Strumming Pattern ...and a whole bunch more!
Four Digital Booklets, Including the Ukulele Tutorials:
How to learn hundreds of songs - by ear - and play them right away on your uke.
Then there's the cool Hawaiian Vamps technique.
You'll also learn the Instant chords method, the secret to instantly increasing your chord vocabulary! Also...
How to unlock the secret to decoding any strumming pattern by ear...in seconds!
Finally, we delve deeper into advanced strumming techniques with an in depth look at right hand muting, left hand muting and chromatic slides.
Also, Song Ebooks and Some Handy Uke Tools For You...
The cherry on the cake! We've got a handy uke toolkit to assist your learning: a complete chord chart, a metronome and an easy learning check-list to help your learning process. And if that wasn't enough we also have FIVE digital song books with some classic uke songs for you to play...
Getting my online video lessons is easy and totally secure. Just click the "order now" button. As soon as you complete your order you will have full instant access to all the online videos, online digital books and bonuses, right away.
Already own a ukulele? Great! You can get learning a few minutes from now! You'll need a Soprano, Concert (aka Alto) or Tenor size uke to play along with my videos. You can even use a Baritone uke, if you put a capo on the 5th fret. (If you have a Banjo Uke you can follow along with the lessons using a plectrum)
My videos are designed to work on ALL computers, tablets and mobile devices...
Getting your video lessons is secure, quick, and easy. Choose from the following two options:
With the online version, as soon as you complete your order, you’ll get immediate online access to all the videos and digital songbooks, as well as more than $158 worth of bonuses that are yours to keep … even if you later request a refund. Imagine, you will be having a whole lot of fun while getting really good at uke, in just a few minutes.
With the physical version:
All the incredible bonuses in this package are worth $158, and they're yours to keep, even if for some reason you change your mind and request a refund.
I understand that many people can't afford to have Mitch or me instruct them privately, so our videos are the most cost-effective way for you to receive our complete system directly. With our videos you will get over 10 hours of play along instruction and that's not counting the bonuses! What's more...
...you'll be able to go over the lessons as many times as you wish, all from the comfort of your sofa. But that's not all...You'll also get a FULL one year, money-back guarantee...
All you have to do is contact me or my best buddy Jason anytime through email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-292-4963 (extension 3) within 365 days of your purchase and...
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I signed up for uke lessons because I couldn't find anyone in our vicinity you could teach me properly. I can say that I love your website lessons and it has given my hours of help on learning my favourite instrument.
If you’re an Advanced Musician, this course is probably not right for you. But if you’re someone who has noodled around with ukulele or other instruments with little success, you’re going to be playing at a level that makes your friends go “Wow!” in no time.
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