|Played by entertainers and musicians ranging from TV personality Arthur Godfrey in the '50s, to George Harrison in the '60s & '70s, to modern-day virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro, ukuleles continue to impress musicians of all genres. These inspiring performers have helped make the ukulele famous, and now Melokia is bringing this unforgettable sound into your home!
Melokia translates to Melody in the Hawaiian language, and as its name describes, it offers melodious value. This is an exceptional ukulele with great playability and sound, featuring a 13" Scale, mahogany top, back and sides, with a rosewood fretboard and sealed tuners.
Designed and performance tested in the USA ... this ukulele can be yours to enjoy, just as it's being enjoyed by ukulele enthusiasts nationwide!
Customer Reviews of Melokia Soprano Ukulele
Not what you might think...10/2/2011
This looks absolutely nothing like the beautiful wood grained picture on the box. This is a painted ukulele! I contacted the manufacture twice about this and got NO reply. If I wanted a painted ukulele I would have bought a Mahalo or at least a Makala. If you realize this and the fact that the strings (as expected) are total junk, you won't be disappointed. Ad a set of Aquila Nylagut strings and it will sound decent, but for that much money you could have bought a better uke.
My 15 year old cousin got this and he absolutely loves it. he started playing guitar when he was 13 and wanted something a little more portable and also something to just "pluck around on". I even picked it up and started playing and plan on ordering one within the week. It looks good for the price but sound wise isn't the best. I love it and can't wait to get my own!
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