This is where it gets really difficult! I don’t have it in stock at the moment and for it to be ready for my next big lesson or session I need to get in contact with someone who will be able to fit me on a set. I’m sure there are a number of online retailers and vendors who would be interested in stocking a uke but they seem to have their sights set on some more expensive ukuleles – I am on the lookout for some cheaper ukuleles and will be taking a look into that market when I’ve got the time.
What are the pros and cons of bass ukes?
Bass ukes have a lot to offer. They have their pros and cons and I think there are a few things to keep in mind when talking about bass ukes compared to other ukes.
Ukuleles are great for beginners at any skill level
This is the other thing that bass ukes are great for beginners at any skill level; they can be played by beginner students as long as they aren’t too fancy. They don’t require long learning for beginners – for a player making the leap I would consider using a bass uke as their first uke so they can be used on the stage, the studio or by a teacher in a lesson setting.
Bass ukes are versatile
Bass ukes are very versatile. If you are a beginner or intermediate ukulele player then a bass might just fit your playing style. What’s great is that if you play in a jazz or blues context and you want to be able to hit notes on a jazz chord then bass will be a great fit. Bass ukes even work pretty well as a single instrument when you have a group of four or more players and you don’t want one or two of them to be able to play the ukulele to a song and others to play off one. The possibilities for a bass uke are a lot, and it is a little scary at first to pick out the features of a bass as they’re not very obvious.
Bass ukes aren’t overly-expensive
Most bass ukes are going to be starting at around £250 or less. A great deal when you consider that it’s a bit of a gamble. If you have a bass uke in mind and want more than what you will get, I would advise you to research a bass uke and to get your opinion as there is lots