The ukulele originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian adaptation of the Portuguese machete, a small guitar-like instrument, which was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants, mainly from Madeira and the Azores. It gained great popularity all over the United States during the early 20th century and from there spread internationally. Thin...
The ukulele originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian adaptation of the Portuguese machete, a small guitar-like instrument, which was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants, mainly from Madeira and the Azores. It gained great popularity all over the United States during the early 20th century and from there spread internationally. Think you can’t play a musical instrument, well welcome to the ukulele, the happiest little instrument on the planet. Without a doubt, we carry one of the best selections in Western Canada.
Our selection of ukuleles may evolve and change but for sure it will include a variety of Amahi brand instruments. Amahi offers a variety of exotic wood laminate choices with great bindings and trims. Every Amahi uke comes in a nicely padded gigbag.
Kamaka was established in 1916 in the Territory of Hawaii, and is a family-owned and operated business. The Kamaka family has been dedicated to building skillfully-handcrafted ukuleles for nearly a century. The heritage of ukulele making at Kamaka Hawaii is preserved by second and third generation Hawaiian luthiers, as well as the many talented craftsmen at the Kakaako factory in Honolulu. And we are proud to be one of very few KAMAKA ukulele dealers here in Canada!
Ohana is a small, community-oriented ukulele company known best for their commitment to quality. Every instrument is individually inspected and set up before delivery to their authorized dealers around the world. They believe that regardless of your skill level, your ukulele should be functional and immediately playable, so the places you go with it are marked by the experiences that awaken you.
Kala Brand Music Co. can be found in Petaluma, CA. This company is well recognized as being an iconic US producer of ukuleles. Our ever changing selection of Kala branded ukuleles adds variety to our uke room and offers another choice to players. Kala also makes the ever popular Waterman Ukuleles.
Being a forward-thinking company Twisted Woods is always looking for new ways to improve their instruments. Standard on every Twisted Wood Ukulele are features such as bone or Tusq nuts and saddles, selected tone woods for resonance and strung with either D’Addario or Aquila strings. These are well priced, well made instruments suitable for players at any level.
These modestly priced ukuleles are a mahogany laminate construction with a Rosewood bridge and fingerboard. They are a great starter ukulele for any age. Cloth carrying bag included. Available in soprano, concert and tenor sizes.
The Waterman lines of ukuleles can truly go anywhere. They are made of a durable, high-grade polycarbonate construction and come in many colors and designs to help inspire your creativity. Affordable as ever, these ukes are ready for any jam session, classroom, or adventure! We recommend them for very young players and if you want to take your ukulele to the beach or on the road.