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Best Ukulele for Beginners – Round-up & Reviews

The ukulele is the guitars younger – and has to be said – more fun little brother. Simple to learn, easy on the ear, amazingly portable, these little guys have a lot going for them. If you’re just starting out, … Read more

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Best Concert Ukulele – Product Round-up & Reviews

The concert ukulele was developed in the 1920s as an ‘enhanced’ soprano ukulele, being a little larger and deeper in tone, generally of a higher quality and more commonly used on stage. The tuning is G, C, E, A just … Read more

Baritone Ukulele

Best Baritone Ukulele – Buyer’s Guide & Reviews

Baritone ukuleles aren’t what spring to most people’s minds when they first think about ukuleles. At an average of 29 inches in length, it is approximately 8 inches longer than the extremely popular soprano ukulele, and the tuning is different, … Read more

Ukulele Size

Wondering the difference between the different sizes of ukulele? Let’s take a look… SOPRANO The soprano is the smallest form of ukulele and is usually between 20”-21” long, the body, therefore, produces the highest pitch tone, with fewer bass frequencies. … Read more

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Basic Ukulele Chords for Beginners

If you’ve never played any musical instrument, learning ukulele can be a scary prospect. A natural first step is to learn some chords. So here goes. How to Read Ukulele Chords Before we look at some ukulele chord charts, let’s quickly … Read more

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How To Play Ukulele

For such a cool little instrument, the ukulele or ‘uke’ hasn’t been around for too long. Originating in 19th century Hawaii, it was an adaption of the Portuguese Machete (an instrument, not the weapon). From the shores of Hawaii, it … Read more