The Ukulele

The Ukulele

A Visual History

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Looks at the history of the ukulele, the great players, the great makers, and the ukulele in popular culture

Hal Leonard
(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.

Book News
A fun, colorful trip through the history of the ukulele, featuring color photos of instruments, songbooks, and ukulele players and makers. For general readers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: San Francisco : Miller Freeman Books ; Emeryville, CA : Distributed to the book trade in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed to the music trade in the U.S. and Canada by Hal Leonard Pub., c1997.
ISBN: 9780879304546
0879304545
Branch Call Number: 787.92 BEL
Characteristics: 111 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Schiff, Ronny S.

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