One Handed Ukulele: Friday Links

– The Strum Buddy is designed to help ukulelists who only have use of one hand. It allows you to tap you foot to create the strums. You can read about a student who is using it to play in his school’s uke group. And learn how to make your own.
– Instructables tells how build a flag shaped ukulele.
3D printable ukulele.

New Releases
– New album from Lil Rev Claw and Hammer.
– You begged, you pleaded, it’s finally here: a ukulele tribute to Blink 182.

1920s Harmony-made Supertone soprano.
1920s Slingerland-Style Victory banjolele.
Collection of recent Mya-Moes.
Electric axe ukulele.

The internet has gone crazy for ukulelist Grace VanderWaal on America’s Got Talent.

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  1. karl June 17th, 2016 9:36 am

    Nick Acosta is another one-armed ukulele player.

    Earl Okin, the jazz piano player, bossa nova guitarist, mouth trumpetist and sex symbol, once did a comic ‘one-armed ukulele’ sketch, missing his fretting hand – I remember seeing that in the early 1990s.

    Somewhere down this webpage is a picture of a armless (and legless) 6-year old Richard Miller playing a ukulele with Western Swing legend Bob Wills:

  2. Woodshed June 18th, 2016 7:10 am

    karl: Thanks for the info! I’ll have to check out Nick Acosta.

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