This ukulele lesson is from Marcy Marxer’s Swingin’ Uke Handbook course. Check it out for many more ukulele lessons!
In this lesson about how to play When the Saints Go Marching In on ukulele, Marcy Marxer demonstrates key examples and the song over rhythm tracks for optimal musical context.
She breaks the song down by stepping you through the key concepts and techniques used in When the Saints Go Marching In.
There is also a playalong video so that you can practice learning how to play When the Saints Go Marching In on ukulele by playing along with Marcy.
There is tab and notation for your practice, reference and study purposes as well. Enjoy!
About the Song
“When The Saints Go Marching In” is a great old gospel tune written in 1896 by Katharine Purvis (lyrics) and James Milton Black (music). It’s played in a variety of styles today including folk, jazz, swing, and Dixieland.