Electric ukuleles are a fast growing niche of ukuleles as musicians look to vary their sounds and experiment. People looking to perform for a larger audience are also interested in electric ukes in order to amplify their music. If you’ve never experienced an electric ukulele or electric instrument before, it can be tough to gauge if…
Cordoba 20CM Concert Ukulele Overview
- Concert sized ukulele
- Mahogany body
- Rosewood bridge and fingerboard
- Geared tuning hardware
- Aquila Nylgut Strings
The Cordoba 20CM Concert Ukulele is a mid-range ukulele great for beginners and experienced ukulele players alike. Cordoba is a widely respected stringed instrument manufacturer known for their ukuleles and guitars alike.
The focus of our review today is from their “20 Series” of ukuleles, which come in soprano, tenor, concert, and baritone sizes. All of the 20 Series ukuleles have are made from Mahogany with a solid top.
How to Play the Ukulele for the Complete Ignoramus is a new book for newcomers to the ukulele which covers all topics a beginners should know, written by Ted Parrish and Wayne Erbsen from Native Ground.
This book is just over 100 pages long and comes spiral bound on large, 9″ x 12″ pages. This book also comes with an audio CD with over 60 tracks which will help teach you the material from the book, which is a major benefit when it comes time to understand the rhythm or timing being described on the page.
BugsGear Travel Ukulele Overview
- Soprano sized ukulele
- Plastic body, fretboard, and bridge
- Stainless steel tuning gear
- 18 frets
- Large offset sound hole for greater sound
The BugsGear Travel Ukulele (or Aqulele) is one of the best plastic ukuleles you can find today. The BugsGear Travel Ukulele makes for a great ukulele to take anywhere there’s a chance of getting wet. It’s also a very sturdy and durable ukulele for kids.
GP Percussion B2 Bongos Feature Overview
- Made from hickory wood
- 6″ and 7″ drums with tunable heads
- Chrome hoops and hardware
- Tuning wrench included
After reviewing several bongos for beginners, we determined the the GP Percussion B2 bongos are a great choice for your first set of bongos. You may want to read our Tycoon Percussion Ritmo Bongos review before making a final purchasing decision.
Tycoon Percussion Ritmo Bongos Feature Overview
- Made from Siam Oak Wood
- 6″ and 7″ drums with water buffalo skin heads
- Black powder-coated hoops and hardware
- Tuning wrench included
The Tycoon Percussion Ritmo Bongos is the entry-level bongo from Tycoon Percussion aimed towards beginner and novice musicians looking for their first set of bongos.
After testing numerous bongos in this category, we can say that the Tycoon Ritmo bongos are the best bongos for beginners, hands down!
Union One Earth UB1 Bongo Feature Overview All Wood Shells 6″ and 7″ Natural Hides Chrome-plated tuning lugs Tuning key included The Union One Earth UB1 Bongos are a budget-priced set of bongos aimed towards beginner musicians. They use a different tuning method than most bongos in higher price ranges, and are one of the…