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I have a good selection with over 50 different ukes in stock - new & used.   Some are pictured below. All are setup properly before sale. Other shops don't do this but you don't want any instrument straight from the factory as the action is usually too high resulting in a difficult playing experience and out of tune fretting .   Stock changes frequently so call for latest arrivals.

Gordon Clark concert ukulele, England, 2015 £295

Gordon Clark Concert uke

This uke is made from  mahogany that is a t least 50 years old.

Thomas A Johnson soprano ukulele, Northumberland, England, £300

Johnson soprano uke

Ukulele No.1 from Thomas Johnson has a flame maple top and birds eye maple back and sides.

Carillion soprano ukulele, Surrey, England, 2009, used £350

Carillion soprano uke

Made by Chris Delia at Carillion guitars this uke has Euro flamed maple back and sides & an Alpine spruce top.  It is in excellent condition.

Sigma SUM-2C Concert ukulele with gig bag £199.

Laka VUS10 soprano ukulele with gig bag £47 (concert model - VUC30 £55).

Laka VUS50 soprano ukulele with built in tuner £76 (concert model £80)

LAKA LK-JBC Joe Brown concert model with gig bag £129

Laka bass ukulele VUB60EA £219 (with free gig bag)

Made using a combination of mahogany and sapele and featuring a mahogany neck and fretless rosewood fingerboard, the VUB60EA Bass Ukulele is easy to play and provides impressive tone both acoustically and also through the onboard Fishman Clásica II  preamp system.

Laka bass ukulele
Ukulele fan John Lennon

Alvarez Regent Series

Alvarez Ukuleles have been carefully designed to deliver an open sounding and responsive instrument with good projection, volume and fine tone.

All Alvarez ukes are constructed with a dovetail neck joint for optimal strength and transfer of energy between the neck and body. The bracing design is a modification on traditional fan style braces to optimize response. The response is also aided by a solid “slotted” rosewood bridge, which enhances projection and helps to make string changes easier and quicker.

Other appointments and features include quality-seasoned tonewoods, real bone nut and saddles, mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard and premium tuners.

Alvarez RU22 Tenor ukulele £84

Top Wood - Mahogany. Back & Sides Wood - Mahogany

Alvarez RU26T tenor ukulele £89

Top Wood - Spruce.  Back & Sides Wood - Mahogany

Alvarez Artist Series AU70T tenor ukulele  £139

Top Wood - Solid A+ Sitka Spruce.    Back & Sides Wood - Rosewood

Mahalo 2516 Hano Concert Uke with cover, £36 (rrp £52) available in Red, Blue & Natural finish

Mahalo Hano Concert

The Mahalo Hano Series MH2 Concert Ukulele comes in gloss red, blue or natural stained finish. Mahalo's expert craftsmen have selected Indonesia’s best tonewoods to bring you the Mahalo Hano Series Ukulele. To reproduce the best possible tone they use mahogany to build fingerboards and bridges and exotic Segnon for the bodies and necks.A distinctive see-through, gloss finish is applied to every Mahalo Hano Series Ukulele to reveal the inherent beauty and quality of the tonewoods and to enhance every musical nuance. Complete with Mahalo carry bag, Mahalo Hano Series Ukuleles feature state-of-the-art Canadian NuBone Extended Bass (XB) bridge saddles to increase projection and bass response. Aquila strings are also fitted to the ukuleles to produce a fuller, louder and more balanced sound, rich in tonal harmonics.

Mahalo M1 Rainbow ukulele with cover £24 - various colours

Mahalo brand is the world's best-known ukulele brand, With consistently high standards of construction you can count on Mahalo for quality and affordable prices.  Start playing with a coloured soprano ukulele, a popular entry level instrument suitable for beginners of any age, with quality, reliable geared machine heads for easy tuning and a good sound. Featuring Sengon necks and bodies, Mahalo Rainbow Series Ukuleles come complete with carry bags & feature state-of-the-art Canadian NuBone Extended Bass (XB) bridge saddles to increase projection and bass response. Aquila Nylgut strings are also fitted to produce a fuller, louder and more balanced sound, rich in tonal harmonics. 

Jumping Cow leather ukulele pics £3 each

These heavy full-grain hide leather picks combine substance with the soft touch that only a natural product can give. Strumming your ukulele or banjo with a Jumping Cow pick opens up a whole new world of sound - warm, consistent and mellow with no lack of volume or tone.

P.S. Why "Jumping Cow"? Well, many of you will be aware that the word "uku-lele" is the Hawaiian for "jumping flea", inspired by the players' fingers moving so quickly around the fretboard while playing. These picks are made of leather and so we've substituted the "flea" for "cow" - simple! And it's better than one early suggestion - "moo-ke-lele"!!

Hound Dog Music

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NE26 3RF

Tel: 0191 2527490

Email: tony@hounddogmusic.co.uk

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