This DVD is perfect for anyone who wants to learn to play or improve his or her ukulele playing technique. Even if you have never played a ukulele before Ralph Shaw will guide you through the basics and beyond Lessons include: Beginners uke - including tuning, strumming & basic chords; how to use 'ornament' notes; playing chords up the neck; how to play 4/4, 3/4 and jig time and develop right-hand techniques such as the syncopated 'split stroke'; rolls and triplets and more. About Ralph Shaw: Ralph "King of the Ukulele" Shaw's years of performing and recording have brought him to the attention of ukulele fans throughout North America and Europe. His popular workshops and ukulele classes have helped all levels of players to improve their skills on this unique instrument. Over the years Ralph has picked up ukulele-playing tips and techniques from around the world and now shares this knowledge in his series of ukulele instruction DVDs. "Never was an instructional video so well named, and such good value...I would strongly recommend this video for both the beginner and those who are ready to progress beyond their basic strum."-Susan Abbotson, The Ukulele Hall of Fame Museum. 60 minutes / Region 1 / English.