Kala Brand’s Latest Ukulele Lines at NAMM 2019

In this video from the 2019 NAMM show in Anaheim, California, Kela from Kala Brand shows off some of the company’s latest additions to its extensive ukulele line. Solid Spruce Ebony series features a solid spruce top with striped ebony…

NAMM 2019: Lanikai Shows off New 5-String Ukuleles & More

Lanikai‘s Rock Clouser takes us through the company’s new line of ukuleles at the 2019 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. First up, 5-string models debut across a number of lines. These ukes with low- and high-G strings, though Clouser designed…

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Kamaka Hits 100: Five Generations of World-Class Ukuleles

ABOVE: Fred Kamaka Sr. and the Kamaka 100-anniversary headstock. (Fred Kamaka photo by Christopher Phaneuf.) From the Summer 2016 Issue | BY AUDREY COLEMAN The Anaheim Hilton’s California Ballroom conveyed a glitz that at first seemed removed from the art and craft…


Kalyn Aolani: Ukulele Sessions at Winter NAMM 2016

Kalyn Aolani stopped by the Ukulele booth at NAMM 2016 to perform “Nani Hanalei” on her KoAloha Naupaka Tenor ukulele. We loved Kalyn’s cover of Kai Davis’ Hawaiian language classic. Simply gorgeous! Now, after seeing this two-tone ukulele, you may want to check out our…

Andrew Molina Ukulele Session NAMM 2016

Ukulele Sessions NAMM 2016: Andrew Molina

Here’s Andrew Molina performing “Let’s Roll” on his Kamaka at the Ukulele Magazine booth at NAMM 2016. You may recognize Molina from our list “The Next Jake: 5 Up-And-Coming Hawaiian Artists to Watch,” or from this father/son cover of Led…

Ukulele Sessions NAMM 2016: Ted Wulfers

Ted Wulfers stopped by the Ukulele Magazine booth at NAMM 2016 to perform a tune on his Koaloha Tenor Uke. Watch the singer-songwriter perform his breezy, freewheeling songs “Find Some Peace” and “Play the Ukulele,” from his new album You Are Here.


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Cordoba Ukuleles Unveils 24 Series at Winter NAMM 2016

At Winter NAMM 2016, Cordoba Ukuleles released its 24 series, a new line of ukuleles available in Soprano, Concert, Tenor, Tenor Cutaway (with a pickup), and Baritone. Cordoba also released a new mini guitar if any of you ukers want to try a new…