Sunday, August 23, 2015

What? A Banjolele!

This small instrument is a combination of a Ukulele and a Banjo. They were very popular in the 1920's and 1930' these vintage photographs show. I have been fascinated with them, and I tried one out a music store, a few years ago. However, I was really shopping for a ukulele...and I found a very nice Mahalo, one of the upscale instruments. I still have it and love it.

The banjolele still is in the back of my mind. A new fun thing to learn...and, the chords are the same as a ukulele, so the transition will be easy.

Hum...what's up?

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