Here is a list of the best Ukulele books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- The Beatles For Fingerstyle Ukulele (2015)
- First 50 Songs You Should Play on Ukulele (2015)
- The Ultimate Ukulele Fake Book: Over 400 Songs to Strum & Sing (2018)
- Ukulele Exercises For Dummies (2013)
- Worship Songs For Ukulele (2011)
- Learn to Play Fingerstyle Solos for Ukulele (2015)
- Ukulele Aerobics: For All Levels, from Beginner to Advanced (2014)
- Fingerstyle Ukulele – A Method & Songbook For Fingerpicking Backup & Solos Book/Audio (2013)
- Ukulele Chord Melody Solos – A Method & Songbook For Playing Solo Ukulele Style (Bk/CD) (2013)
- Ukulele Songbook: Nursery Rhymes and Songs For Kids (2018)
The Beatles For Fingerstyle Ukulele (2015)
(Ukulele). The Beatles for Fingerstyle Ukulele contains 25 favorite songs, each presented two ways: first as solo fingerstyle arrangements for playing simple chord-melody instrumentals with tab and chord diagrams included and also as lyric-and-chord lead sheets for basic strumming and singing. Songs are introduced in order of difficulty and also include fun and interesting facts about the Beatles’ original recordings and history.
First 50 Songs You Should Play on Ukulele (2015)
(Ukulele). An amazing collection of 50 accessible, must-know favorites for the beginner who’s learned enough to feel ready to step into songbooks! This book features melody, lyrics, and chord diagrams.
The Ultimate Ukulele Fake Book: Over 400 Songs to Strum & Sing (2018)
(Ukulele). Uke enthusiasts will love this giant, spiral-bound collection of over 400 songs for uke, presented with melody, lyrics & chord diagrams for each song in standard G-C-E-A tuning.
Ukulele Exercises For Dummies (2013)
You have a ukulele, you know just enough to be dangerous, and now you’re ready to do something with it. You’re in luck: Ukulele Exercises For Dummies helps you become a better player.
Worship Songs For Ukulele (2011)
(Ukulele). 25 church favorites arranged for uke, including: Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) * Blessed Be Your Name * Come, Now Is the Time to Worship * Everyday * God of Wonders * Here I Am to Worship * How Great Is Our God * Lord, I Lift Your Name on High * Mighty to Save * Open the Eyes of My Heart * Sing to the King * We Fall Down * You Are My King (Amazing Love) * You’re Worthy of My Praise * and more.
Learn to Play Fingerstyle Solos for Ukulele (2015)
While the ukulele is enjoying a well-deserved renaissance on the mainland, in the land of its birth, it has never gone out of style. Hawaiians took to the “jumping flea” right from the start, creating music of stunning beauty and versatility.
Ukulele Aerobics: For All Levels, from Beginner to Advanced (2014)
(Ukulele). A 40-week, one-lick-per-day workout program for developing, improving, and maintaining ukulele technique. This package provides practice material for every day of the week and includes an online audio access code for all the workouts in the book.
Fingerstyle Ukulele – A Method & Songbook For Fingerpicking Backup & Solos Book/Audio (2013)
(Ukulele). If you want to take your ukulele playing to the next level, you need to start using your fingers! The sample songs and patterns found in this book with online audio access will get you started both playing solos and accompaniment fingerstyle. You will learn how to use your picking-hand fingers and thumb to play chord melody solos on the ukulele, mixing chords and single notes like a pianist or a guitarist.
Ukulele Chord Melody Solos – A Method & Songbook For Playing Solo Ukulele Style (Bk/CD) (2013)
(Ukulele). Learn how to arrange great standards and pop songs in chord melody style, where the chords and melody of a song are played on a single instrument at the same time! The songs range from simple to advanced difficulty, so all uke players can use this book. Songs include: Aloha Oe * Blue Skies * Eight Days a Week * Georgia on My Mind * Love Me Tender * Nights in White Satin * Ode to Joy * Surfer Girl * Tiny Bubbles * Unchained Melody * and more.
Ukulele Songbook: Nursery Rhymes and Songs For Kids (2018)
Equipped with full sing-a-long lyrics and chord diagrams, this book is perfect for young students and beginners alike who are looking for an easy and comprehensive ukulele songbook. Unlike other books, this one contains an extensive introduction which takes you step by step through the basics of the ukulele.
Best Ukulele Books Worth Your Attention
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Chart Hits of 2021-2022: for Ukulele
Author(s): Hal Leonard Corp.
ID: 3673435, Publisher: Hal Leonard, Year: 2022, Size: 26 Mb, Format: epub
Ukulele for Beginners and Beyond
Author(s): Pierre Hache
ID: 3680258, Publisher: Pierre Hache, Year: 2022, Size: 8 Mb, Format: epub
UKEtopia!: Adventures in the Ukulele World
Author(s): Jim Beloff
ID: 3160885, Publisher: Backbeat, Year: 2021, Size: 179 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.