Incorporating a beveled edge for greater playing comfort, Kala’s new Comfort Edge tenor ukuleles are the company’s first to add this elegant little feature. The lower bass bout is [...]
by Audrey Coleman “Hawaii is the Mecca and the Jerusalem of the ukulele,” Paul Moore declared to the audience at Honolulu’s Kapiolani Park, as he introduced the uke orchestra of 12 Israeli Jewish and Arab children that he directs in the heart of the Middle East. Called Ukuleles for Peace, the ensemble performed at the [...]
Reader Edward Hernandez sent us a video of him covering Aerosmith's "Dream On" on his Teton electric ukulele and we can't stop watching it. Not only does Edward nail the nuanced rhythms of the song, he also pulls off the dramatic finale—giving Steven Tyler a run for his money!
The adorable, irresistible, hilarious guitar-ukulele duo Garfunkel and Oates has taken a break from its IFC show to release a new album called Secretions. Watch in the above video as Kate "Oates" Micucci (on uke) and Riki "Garfunkel" Lindhome (on guitar) explain the classic dating ritual of the “Fadeaway." Get your copy of Secretions at [...]
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Last weekend, ukulele's favorite couple, Craig Chee and Sarah Maisel, tied the knot on the North Shore of Oahu. As expected, this was an all-star ukulele affair, held at the river-and-ocean-side property of the Gamiaos, which we visited in April to interview Kalei Gamiao, who you'll see below serenading the couple along with Bryan Tolentino and Halehaku Seabury. Of [...]