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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.
History

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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Ukulele
Kala KA15S Mahogany
Kala KA15S Mahogany
Soprano Ukulele

Luna Great Wave Concert Ukulele with Bag
Luna Great Wave
Concert Ukulele with Bag

Vorson FSUK-1 S-Style Electric Ukulele Black
Vorson FSUK-1 S-Style
Electric Ukulele Black

Seagull Nylon String Acoustic Electric Ukulele Burnt Umber Burst
Seagull Nylon String Acoustic Electric Ukulele
Burnt Umber Burst

Vorson AUG ABS Concert Ukulele Black
Vorson AUG ABS
Concert Ukulele Black

Luna Tattoo Soprano Ukulele
Luna Tattoo Soprano
Ukulele with Gigbag

Martin T1K Tenor Ukulele
Martin T1K
Tenor Ukulele with Gig Bag

Martin C1K Concert Ukulele
Martin C1K
Concert Ukulele with Gig Bag

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