The Ukulele: A Visual History

The Ukulele: A Visual History

by Jim Beloff, Ronny S. Schiff
     
 

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(Book). From its birthplace in Portugal to its famous Hawaiian home, the "jumping flea" has left its mark on popular music and pop culture worldwide. This book traces the uke's evolution with colorful whimsy. Readers will meet some of the world's greatest ukulele players through profiles, photos, and a list of recordings. Splendid color photos show more than 100 of… See more details below

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(Book). From its birthplace in Portugal to its famous Hawaiian home, the "jumping flea" has left its mark on popular music and pop culture worldwide. This book traces the uke's evolution with colorful whimsy. Readers will meet some of the world's greatest ukulele players through profiles, photos, and a list of recordings. Splendid color photos show more than 100 of the finest and most unique ukes and vintage catalog illustrations, fanciful sheet music covers, and witty ads that capture the craze of the 1920s and '30s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879304546
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,018,871
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.31(d)

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