Ukuleles, Guitars and Hawaiian Music
Well this group started out as just ukulele links, but then I started making guitars and listening to more Hawaiian music and the result was this expanded listing. Ukuleles first, then guitars and music artists and music stores in the end.
Welcome to the Gryphon Website No matter what you are interested in- instruments, music books, recordings, lessons, amps, or accessories- there is something here to fascinate, entertain, or maybe even annoy you.
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The Ukulele - A Visual History by Jim Beloff
Jim Beloff has produced a superb little book on ukuleles and their history. Distributed by Hal Leonard Corp for Miller Freeman Books ISBN 0-87930-454-5 (1-800-848-5594 for direct ordering
information) and available at Border's and other fine bookstores, the book includes sections on: the history of the ukulele, great ukulele players, great ukulele makers of yesteryear, and the ukulele in popular culture as major subject headings. Thanks for including Ukuleles by Kawika as one of the modern ukulele makers in your book, Jim!
Paul Weinstein of Bounty Music has a nice selection of hula supplies and also the goal of listing every ukulele site on the Internet -- "the good, the bad and the ugly".
- Bruddah Bu's Ukulele
Heaven from Craig Thompson is fun from beginning to end. It's clear that BB is crazed in a wonderful way -- ukuleles, you have a friend for life!
I think it's pretty obvious that Osamu Kunishige from Tokyo both loves the ukulele and writing about his adventures in finding one and playing it. I'm looking forward to the next installments in Osamu's adventures...
Hawaiian Music Island by Auntie Maria
Over 900 different titles of Hawaiian music on CDs, cassettes, and videotapes are in regular inventory. You'll find slack key, Hawaiian `ukulele, and Hawaiian steel guitar in contemporary and traditional Hawaiian style. The videos include Hawaiian hula competitions and instruction. Want to learn how to play Hawaiian music? There are slack key and steel guitar instructional videos, too.
Homewood Musical Instruments
If you want to find National Resonator ukuleles, visit Homewood Musical Instrument Company. Bob Tedrow, owner of the company, operates a unique instrument shop. He stocks instruments created by artisans and luthiers who artfully create each instrument by hand.
And more to come...
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