“Riptide” – Vance Joy

Vance Joy is one of today’s up and coming artists that is bringing the ukulele back into the spotlight!

“Uke Blues” – Rock Class 101

This arrangement makes use of combining strumming and licks (short solos) one after the other. It follows a standard 12 bar blues form in the key of A with a medium tempo.

“Norwegian Wood” – The Beatles

This arrangement is a great introduction to playing chord melodies. There are two melodies in the song. The first is the most recognizable, but the second is beautiful too.

“Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift

“Shake It Off” is a simple three chord tune. Our arrangement makes use of some cool techniques to really bring out the melody notes. These techniques include: Hammer-ons, pull-offs, and slides.