Baritone Uke

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Baritone Uke

Post by andrew Ivimey » Sat May 19, 2018 8:30 am

Now I might be wrong/ spoiling it if I said this is pretty much an acoustic version of a cigar box guitar but I am impressed.

Think Seasick Steve meets Segovia!
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Re: Baritone Uke

Post by Dave the bass » Sat May 19, 2018 8:59 am

You got one MrI?

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Post by andrew Ivimey » Sat May 19, 2018 9:21 am

No but.....Im delayed at Heathrow airport dreaming of riffs, phrases notes and fabulous fret boards where my fingers are always in the right place at the right time - sort of Heisenberg thing....
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Re: Baritone Uke

Post by pre65 » Sat May 19, 2018 9:48 am

I had a look on YouTube,

nice instrument. :)
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Post by andrew Ivimey » Sat May 19, 2018 12:26 pm

You'll know the normal tuning - I don't! - this one uses G,G,B,E. Certainly wouldn't take long to master that but Voodoo Chile is what I saw, not on YouTube, - piece of piss, broubroug a smile to my lips.

Now I'm enjoying the extra security of Frankfurt Transit (anschlussfluge, I think) Security. That's quite as deep as I wish to go, danke shoen- uh.

Next stop? Next indignity? Travel broadens the mind, I have an extraordinarily large..... prompt ;------)
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Re: Baritone Uke

Post by IslandPink » Sat May 19, 2018 12:34 pm

andrew Ivimey wrote:
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I have an extraordinarily large..... prompt ;------)
..cucumber down your trousers that was discovered by Frankfurt security :?:
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Post by andrew Ivimey » Sun May 20, 2018 4:35 am

Oh I think I was just pleased to see him and his latex gloves...
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Re: Baritone Uke

Post by Dave the bass » Sun May 20, 2018 9:55 am

You 'n your big boy baritone bits......sniggers.

Not a Baritone Uke but last year I had a quick go on one of these, a Uke band turned up for a gig, they were setting up the PA and the 'bassist' pulls out this...
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Those mahoosive fat strings reminded me of a 'thing' called the Ashbory bass from the mid 80's, I played one once and it was awful. I got chatting to the owner and he asked "wanna go?", so I did, it was flippin' great in fact through the PA. Sounded like a floppy dubba bass, it's fretless too but I could play it (rare).

It had such a great sound, impressed of Dartford.
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Re: Baritone Uke

Post by andrew Ivimey » Sun May 20, 2018 10:11 am

Another new world I know almost nothing about.
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Re: Baritone Uke

Post by ed » Sun May 20, 2018 3:02 pm

aquila thundergut?
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Post by andrew Ivimey » Sun May 20, 2018 4:33 pm

as for example...
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Post by ed » Sun May 20, 2018 4:41 pm

I've seen similar on a takky acoustic bass, only played with it for a few minutes...long ago, can't remember what I thought of them....don't think they were aquila though cos I'm pretty sure they don't make them in meaningful lengths...

there are also the synthetic gut thingys with steel cores. they look similar but in reality a different kettle of fish. they do come in sexy colours though.
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Re: Baritone Uke

Post by pre65 » Tue May 22, 2018 1:41 pm

Not a baritone Uke, but found this on Youtube.

Taimane Gardner, the Ukulele Virtuoso. :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yDM2hp78L4yDM2hp78L4
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