The following ‘ukulele tabs are in PDF format created with Guitar Pro, Powertab, or good ol’ Microsoft Word. They are separated by styles of music: Rock/Pop, Hawaiian, Jazz/Bossa Nova, Reggae, Soundtrack/Theme, Folk/World/Other, and Traditional. In each section tabs are further sorted by difficulty:
† – Tab by Herb Ohta Jr. | †† – Tab by Jeromy Renynolds | ‡ – Tab by Glenn Reither
- How to figure out songs for yourself
- Blank ‘Ukulele Tab Sheet (for tabbing out your own songs)
- How to Read tab
- How to Read Tablature Sheet – Single page, no-BS PDF containing everything you need to know to get started reading tabs. Consider it the “quick start guide” of tabs.
- How to Use Powertab
- Tab Legend – A PDF of common symbols seen in tabs from hammer-ons to trills to bends.
- Picking Vamps – ‘Ukulele tabs for Hawaiian vamps in the keys of C, G, and F.
- Short tabs, Intros, Ideas – Excerpts from songs that aren’t complete, but worth sharing.
- Currently, I am creating my ‘ukulele tabs with Guitar Pro 6. It’s available on Amazon for $35 and is worth every penny. GP6 gives you lots of options to configure the look and feel of your tab all while maintaining a very professional and clean end product. I highly recommend it if you are constantly making tabs and want an easy to use program that creates high quality tabs.
- Tabs in text documents are created in Word or notepad using a monospace font like Courier New.
- Pre-December 2012 tabs were made with Powertab editor 1.7.