Bosco from Ukulele Cheats does a lovely rendition of Redbone by Childish Gambino in a beautiful forest setting. It would be wonderful to be able to play in such a location all the time. That is the convenient thing about a small ukulele. You can take it with you when you venture into the great outdoors. There is usually a log or rock to sit on and play while you contemplate nature.
Here’s the accompanying tutorial for this song:
Here’s another great strum to add to your repertoire. Ukulele Zen’s Stuart Fuchs gives a helpful lesson and demonstration of the “Boom Dit-ty” strum. It’s good to be able to put a name to this familiar strum, which can be used in lots of songs.
Swinging the beat can really improve your ukulele strumming style. For those who want to develop their playing technique here is a simple and clear lesson on this method by Katie DeNure.
A lot of beginners have trouble playing barre chords. The Ukulele Teacher gives a great lesson on how to master this technique no matter what size your hands.
Scales can often seem a chore but Ukulele Mike demonstrates a relatively simple exercise that will strengthen and improve the flexibility of your left-hand fingers. This looks like an exercise that will make a difference while being easy to learn for beginners and for those with less flexible hands.
Another great tutorial from Manitoba Hal to expand your chord and playing knowledge. He explains moveable chords for the ukulele in an easy to understand way.
For those who love the blues here is a more advanced tutorial on how to improve your ukulele blues progressions from Manitoba Hal.