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How many TBers play Ukulele?

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

  1. Gord_oh

    Gord_oh Midtown Guitars Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2008
    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?
  2. Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Nov 28, 2001
    Me do.
  3. arginator


    Feb 28, 2009
    Upstate NY
    Me too.
  4. synaesthesia


    Apr 13, 2004
    So do I.
  5. spitfire70


    Oct 14, 2009
    Charleston SC
    I do! I do!
  6. yamaha


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

  7. I be playin' the uke too sometimes
  8. arginator


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

    Gord_oh Midtown Guitars Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2008
  10. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

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


    Mar 24, 2010
    Tip Toe Through The Tulips
  12. 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.
  13. Me.
  14. vyse933


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

    Gotta keep down the low end!
  15. Gord_oh

    Gord_oh Midtown Guitars Supporting Member

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

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

    Gord_oh Midtown Guitars Supporting Member

    Oct 4, 2008
    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
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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
  20. Muddslide


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

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