How many TBers play Ukulele?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Gord_oh, Apr 9, 2010.


  1. Gord_oh

    Gord_oh

    Oct 4, 2008
    Michigan
    I just order my first soprano Ukulele. I pretty excited to start learning it. Its portable, and fun. Ive never seen an upset Uke player...Plus I like the idea of having something I can take with me just about anywhere.

    Just curious how many people actually play one?
     
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  3. yamaha

    yamaha

    Apr 7, 2006
    Montreal
    Off topic, but I met this guy last year. Pretty damn amazing on the Ukulele. His name is Jake Shimabukuro.

     
  4. I be playin' the uke too sometimes
     
  5. arginator

    arginator

    Feb 28, 2009
    Upstate NY
    Yeah it's hard to be pissed off when you're playing one.
     
  6. Gord_oh

    Gord_oh

    Oct 4, 2008
    Michigan
  7. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Supporting Member

    Fraid I don't. Is a mandolin close enough? I play a pretty mediocre mandolin but it's a ball at campfires.
     
  8. Murph#2

    Murph#2

    Mar 24, 2010
    murph#2
    Tip Toe Through The Tulips
     
  9. rockwarnick

    rockwarnick

    Jul 29, 2006
    Rockville, MD
    I got one last year for my birthday. I should really get back into it so I play music everywhere I want.

    and i agree with the whole not being upset when you play. It's like seeing someone upset on a pogostick. Or as a Daniel Tosh says, a jet ski.
     
  10. vyse933

    vyse933

    Mar 31, 2006
    Grand Haven, MI
    I'm all about the baritone ukulele

    Gotta keep down the low end!
     
  11. Gord_oh

    Gord_oh

    Oct 4, 2008
    Michigan
    ill start on soprano and then we will see how things go.
    so far this summer im going to learn:
    acoustic guitar
    electric guitar
    ukulele
    harmonica

    i guess im going big. i have a list of instruments id like to learn, but this is a pretty full plate for now.
     
  12. Gord_oh

    Gord_oh

    Oct 4, 2008
    Michigan
    man...im having a harder time waiting for my first uke, than i normally do waiting for a bass.

    watching videos and reading up on it while im slow at work, im uber excited
     
  13. TheDarkReaver

    TheDarkReaver Banned

    Mar 20, 2006
    Lincolnshire, UK
    I do, a bit. I know a couple of chords and can pop out a shoddy version of House of the Rising Sun and that's about it.

    I've got a purple Mahalo one that I got for £15.
     
  14. can_v

    can_v

    Feb 2, 2010
    I do, but not much. My brother bought one for me as a gift. He's been playing it for a while and was looking for someone to play with. I'm the only guy in the entire family who play music instruments, so he got me one. it's a yellow Mahalo.
     
  15. I play a Tenor Uke ~ I'm up to 50 cover tunes

    great for camping or acoustic jams
    I put it in a backpack jump on my bike & cruise
     
  16. Muddslide

    Muddslide

    Feb 23, 2007
    Gypsy Caravan
    I played pretty seriously from around 2000-2005. Still have a couple, but don't really pick it up anymore. Great, fun instrument though.