Yes, this is Ukulele Tricks, a website that helps you become a better ukulele player, but…
I’m not just going to tell you to learn to play ukulele!
Contrary to popular belief, ukulele might not be the best instrument to learn if you’re a beginner.
I’m a lifelong ukulele and guitar player of over 25+ years, having learned both instruments right around the same time (in addition to piano), so I know there are a lot of factors that go into choosing to learn ukulele or guitar.
The last thing I would want is for someone to make a decision learn ukulele because they feel like they should or they have to… because I know I didn’t and you shouldn’t either!
Ukulele is a truly amazing, beautiful-sounding instrument, and just because it’s smaller doesn’t mean it’s an “easier” or “kid-level” instrument that ranks below others.
That said, it might also not be the instrument for you!
I know all to well that learning to play an instrument is a commitment of time and an investment of money, so you want to make the best choice.
In this guide, I’ll help you do that by guiding you through the most important things you need to think about if you’re trying to decide between ukulele or guitar.[Continue Reading...]