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Synonyms for uke

a small guitar having four strings

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The Uke Jam has two main purposes - providing performance experience for the fledgling strummers and allowing them to listen to other ukulele players.
It has become cool again with kids, thanks to groups like those that played at the Uke Jam.
Uke a Bay day will run at Rhos Fynach on Sunday from noon to 6pm with lots of music free to all.
"You had ragtime in the 1920s, and then Arthur Godfrey in the 1950s and now Eddie Vedder in with a top uke album."
But opinions among uke players vary sharply, with many thinking the offbeat performer almost killed off the uke for good.
Matoba also is spearheading the Ukes for Kids program, which has given ukes to McCornack Elementary as well as Monroe Middle.
Ukes for Kids gave Monroe Middle 10 ukuleles after music instructor Steve Robare applied to the program.
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He's more likely to launch into Neil Young on one of his ukes than, say, the music of Kahauanu Lake.
Throughout the Harley birthday bash, Uke's will be a rockin' destination.
Where: Wisconsin's oldest H-D dealership, Uke's Harley-Davidson, 5995 120th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53144;; 262-857-8537;; 262-857-8537
The ascension of the uke in popular culture was recently underlined by Eddie Vedder, frontman of US rock giants Pearl Jam, who released an album entitled Ukulele Songs, a collection of original songs and covers performed by Vedder on ukulele.
The Uke Jam came out of an Aloha Friday regular event.
"Because it doesn't overpower the song and my voice sits nicely with the range of the uke," he said.
On a smaller scale - for now, anyway - was a festival organized by local uke player Rich Leufstedt in Worcester last year.