A follow up to their best-selling beginner's instructional book Discovering the 'Ukulele, Herb Ohta, Jr. and Daniel Ho present Exploring the 'Ukulele, a collection of some of the most requested topics by 'ukulele students all over the world. In this intermediate-level book, they cover strumming techniques, arpeggios, second position chords, 3rds, 6ths, pentatonic scales, picking, fingering, Hawaiian turnarounds and seven more traditional and original songs in tablature and notation for your further study and enjoyment. Free MP3 audio files of the music and examples are available at www.DanielHo.com.
At the forefront of today’s ‘ukulele renaissance is Herb Ohta, Jr. Revered by his colleagues as a “musician’s musician,” Herb is the consummate ‘ukulele player. He has left no musical stone unturned on his path to discovering the ‘ukulele. As a youth, Herb was guided by his father, Ohta-san, and inherited his innate sense of musicality. On this foundation, he developed his own unique style. The limitations of this unpretentious instrument are all but forgotten in the hands of his virtuosity. Herb has touched the hearts of thousands through his performances and recordings—every note reiterating his genuine belief that music is played from the…