One or two of the instruments we have available for the Festive Season can be heard in these clips.
Unfortunately, it is me playing them, rather than someone who really can, but they give you a reasonable idea of the sounds they make. Recorded straight onto the camera with no gimmickry prior to being crunched by youtube!
More details on each on the For Sale page
Yew top Tenor
8 String Tenor
Here is one that made me smile!
My daughter Lorraine came into the unit the other day and really surprised me. She has never shown any interest in singing, and, a year ago, couldn’t play a single note on the guitar! There is hope for all of us! Well done Lorraine.
The weekend was spent at the excellent Smugglers Festival, held in a field somewhere between Deal and Dover (It took me one and a half hours to find it, and I knew where it was being held!!) The feedback we got was little short of amazing, with a constant stream of compliments about our ‘beautiful’ [...]
We will be closed over the weekend 31st August to 3rd September in the workshop at Quex, but that is only because we will be attending the Smugglers Folk Festival somewhere between Deal and Dover. We will have a number of instruments on display, including that
From saturdays little jam session in the workshop.
A couple of customers came to visit today, one to collect her new Venezuelan Cuatro and the other to see what his will be like. In the fist clip, Jennifer Maidman and Geoffrey Richardson, members of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra, play a Penguin Cafe Classic, ‘Paul’s Dance’. Jennifer is playing a Tenor Ukulele she purchased [...]
Lessons? It’s one of the things that we get asked most about. Well, it’s the one thing we can’t easily provide where we are. However, we’ve been saying we would start something up in the New Year, and we are now nearly a month into that timescale, so it’s time to get something going. We [...]
Alex, from the Jive Aces, was kind enough to point out their latest Video: Glad to see she never got the Uke Player!!
The Reverend (and sometimes not so reverend) Davey Slater dropped in today for a chat and promptly picked up some of the ukuleles we have prepared for this weekend’s Quexmas Event up in the Big House. Here’s a quick soundbite.