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Sarah Maisel & Craig Chee – I Will

Sarah Maisel & Craig Chee – I Will

  Sarah Maisel Hear more of Sarah's music at http://www.youtube.com/user/SarahMaiselUkulele Craig Chee - Ukulele for the Heart The Ukulele Site by Hawaii Music Supply, Haleiwa, Hawaii

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The Mutant Experimental electric, FatBottom, semi-hollow tenor

The Mutant Experimental electric, FatBottom, semi-hollow tenor

  Beauty or Beast? She's both! We've been fine-tuning the "Mutant" concept ukulele for a few months now. The neck profile has been refined. It still retains it's bladed profile but the part near the head has an unusual flat area that can only be understood...

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Voyager – Keystone concert, less is more

Voyager – Keystone concert, less is more

Ukulele Voyager is a simple understated instrument. She's all you need. Wonderful tone, lightweight, excellent balance, a comfort neck. She is an ukulele in it's most basic form. Simplify.           Specifications: Type: Keystone™, acoustic...

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The Happy Ukulele

Ukuleles make people happy. They do. Walk into a room with an ukulele and people smile. They gravitate toward you and some will even want to talk to you. Imagine that…a stranger wanting to chat. It happens. They might ask you questions or tell you a story about someone they know who has one. And if you happen to encounter someone else who plays an ukulele, for goodness sake, you’re like long lost friends reunited. Here at the Happy Ukulele we want to capture the magic that ukuleles quite clearly possess.

The Happy Ukulele is a world view. It embodies what the world has the potential to be. All of the artificial categories that usually separate us, like race, creed, nationality, gender, etc., disappear when everyone has an ukulele. We become simply, ukulele players. Music is the universal language.

The ukulele is not just a happy musical instrument. While it most certainly is that, it’s also a happy philosophy, a happy way of living, a happy view of the world. It’s what the world needs now.

The Happy Ukulele.

With that in mind, we’ll be showcasing our handbuilt, custom ukuleles. We’ll link to videos of musicians we dig and post other other elements that align with our perspective on our blog.

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The Happy Ukulele…yep, that’s us. It’s our custom shop.

Cutting edge ukuleles designed and built in Carmichael, California. Each one is unique and we try to build as green as we can.
Click on the ukulele below to go to our website at http://www.iriguchiukuleles.com.

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Established in 2009

We built our first ukulele in June 2009. It’s been an intriguing journey ever since.

Building Green

We don’t use many exotic woods, both for cost and environmental reasons. We figure if we can get good tone from simple woods and leave the exotic trees growing, so much the better.

Fearless Design

Our designs are limited only by our imagination. As long as we get good sound we’ll try anything!