- Why Left-Handers Should Play Guitar Right-Handed - 10% of the population is left-handed. So why aren’t there more left-handed guitars? In this video Cam talks about all the reasons why left-handed people may actually be better off learning guitar, ukulele, bass, banjo and other stringed instruments right handed. This is useful information if you or your child is left-handed and wanting to learn the guitar or other stringed instrument. Watch before you start scouring the country for a left-handed instrument!