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 Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZpFCf5BRFk Derek Phillips

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7ylgfzJL9g Derek Phillips

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ta03tcfizE Bosko & Honey

http://www.ukulele.org/?Videos  This wonderful video from the Ukulele Hall of Fame Museum was shot in the early 20th century.  It shows a young man in the Nunes workshop assembling a soprano ukulele.  It is actually a window into the techniques of Spain and Portugal in the 19th century.  Roping a back onto sides and pre fitted back brace is not done anymore.  There are so many things to see here if you know what you’re looking for........priceless.

 

Audio

I’m recording samples and will upload soon.  Some CD tracks are coming too.

Ukulele links

These websites vary in their content although all have good ukulele information.  Some are out to sell, some want your membership and are generally helpful and some are just helpful and informative.   If you have a site which may be of interest, please contact me.

Hawaiian Ukulele Guild - http://www.ukuleleguild.org   good for historical information and Hawaiian Festival details.

Flea Market Music - http://www.fleamarketmusic.com   Jumpin’Jim Beloff’s pages.  A good used ukulele market and plenty of other good things for sale.

The Ukulele Hall Of Fame Museum - http://www.ukulele.org  The Ukulele Hall Of Fame has a good section on vintage instruments and some good historical notes.

The late John King’s Website http://www.nalu-music.com  has excellent historical information and music and reference books for sale.

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukulele has some historical information.

The Mighty Uke - A wonderful film http://mightyukemovie.com/

And of course, Google will find lots of stuff, increasingly stores that sell factory made instruments.