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    Welcome to the Tiki Hut!, a destination page dedicated to all things Ukulele. There has been a resurgence of interest in the Ukulele in recent years, due in part to its unique sonic characteristics that add a new range and feel to any song. Not to mention that they are incredibly fun to play! Check out some videos along with a brief history of the Ukulele below, and pick one up for yourself here at American Musical Supply!

    thanks to the kind folks at Kala Brand Music Co. for providing their unique content for this page.

    The ukulele is a member of the guitar family of instruments; it generally employs four nylon or gut strings or four courses of strings. The word 'ukulele' comes from Hawaiian, 'uku' (“flea”) + 'lele' (“jump, jumping”).

    Developed in the 1880s, the ukulele is based on several small guitar-like instruments of Portuguese origin, the machete, the Cavaquinho and the Rajao, introduced to the Hawaiian Islands by Portuguese immigrants from Madeira and Cape Verde. Three immigrants in particular, Madeiran cabinet makers Manuel Nunes, José do Espírito Santo, and Augusto Dias, are generally credited as...Read More
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