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    Default names of uke artists

    i'm pretty new to uke music and i wanna hear some good uke music ,i got a israel kamakawiwo'ole album and i know jake shimabukuro, james hill and taimane gardner but it would be cool if someone suggested a few names, cheers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lacerveza View Post
    i'm pretty new to uke music and i wanna hear some good uke music ,i got a israel kamakawiwo'ole album and i know jake shimabukuro, james hill and taimane gardner but it would be cool if someone suggested a few names, cheers.
    Just off the top and not in any particular order;
    • Herb Ohta, Jr.
    • Ohta-San
    • Brittni Paiva
    • Lyle Ritz
    • Bryan Tolentino
    • Eddie Kamae
    • Troy Fernandez
    • Raiatea Helm
    • Julia Nunes
    • Gerald Ross
    • Roy Smeck
    • Victoria Vox
    • Kimo Hussey
    • Greg Hawkes
    • Craig Robertson

    Nana ka maka; ho`olohe ka pepeiao;
    pa`a ka waha.

    Observe with the eyes; listen with the ears; shut the mouth.
    Thus one learns.


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    thats fantastic just the sort of thing i wanted, i know julia nunes my brother bought one of her albums, but cheers

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    i just checked out troy fernandes and victoria vox on youtube and they are both awesome, i like that cornet thing that victoria does with her mouth.

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    I would also recommend Aldrine Guerrero.
    My ukes:
    Ohana TK-20 solid mahogany tenor "Tomo"
    Kala KA-BE solid mahogany baritone "Nagi"
    Mainland classic mahogany concert "Ayumu"

    My Youtube channel (no uke stuff yet)

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    Keane
    Bill Tapia
    Daniel Ho
    Janet Seidel Trio (well, the guy in the band plays uke)
    The Old Spice Boys
    Last edited by Gaby; 03-23-2009 at 03:43 PM.

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    russ buss
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    jake

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    the o so famous and talented deach

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    Quote Originally Posted by brad32593 View Post
    the o so famous and talented deach
    Who's that?
    My ukes:
    Ohana TK-20 solid mahogany tenor "Tomo"
    Kala KA-BE solid mahogany baritone "Nagi"
    Mainland classic mahogany concert "Ayumu"

    My Youtube channel (no uke stuff yet)

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