UKULELE ROCKS!   UKULELE ROCKS!   UKULELE ROCKS!

HOME LESSONS PICTURES TUNER CONTACT  

 

 

 

'The Ukulele Family'

Ukuleles come in four different sizes, but many different shapes and colours and designs!

They are mostly tuned to the same notes - A E C and a high G

Soprano Ukuleles

These are the smallest ukulele and are the size that YOU play!

Makala 'Dolphin' Soprano Ukulele

Mahalo Soprano Ukulele
Notes: These now come with plastic bodies and rounded backs Notes: Originally blue in colour. Custom paint and design with a piezo pick-up fitted! Has friction tuners.

Concert Ukuleles

These are not just for performing with! They feature a longer finger board with more frets. Therefore you can play higher pitched notes.

Mahalo 'Les Paul' styled Concert Ukulele

Kiwaya thin bodied mahogany Concert Ukulele
Notes: A reasonably affordable instrument with a pickup fitted. Styled after the famous Les Paul Electric guitar. Notes: Imported from Japan where they are hand made. Incredibly light instrument with a loud, protruding tone!

 

Tenor Ukuleles

This is the size of choice for most adult players. Larger bodied but with the same range of notes as the Concert Ukulele.

Ashbury Koa Tenor Ukulele.

Ashbury 6 String Tenor Ukulele
Notes: Made from Koa wood it has a mellow and soft tone. Some tenor players like to use a metal C string. Notes: It has 2 A strings (tuned the same) and 2 C Strings (tuned an octave apart). Often fitted with a metal low G string. This model also has a pickup fitted.

 

Baritone Ukuleles

Baritone ukuleles are the largest of the ukulele family commonly found. 

Ashbury Koa Baritone Ukulele
Notes: Often tuned to the top 4 strings on a guitar E B G D. Can be strung with a metal D and G string.

 

Electric Ukuleles

Eleuke Mahogany Tenor Electric Ukulele
Notes: Because this is an electric instrument it needs no sound box to produce an acoustic sound. This ukulele is about 2 cm thick!

 

     J. Cockshott 2010 : Terms and Conditions