Kitty Stewart Plays her Vacationer Concert Uke

Kitty Stewart teaches us the anybody can play the ukulele and that smiles are easy to come by when spreading the holiday cheer!  Kitty is from Bournemouth, United Kingdom and is one of the nicest people we have had the pleasure to meet! Watch the video below to hear her play her rendition of “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas.” Expect to see more from this talented musician in the future! Check out more of her music at @kittystewartmusic on facebook or instagram. […]

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Do You Uku?

Do You Uku? We feel the Ukulele and everything it represents is positive and can be a great equalizer. The Ukulele generates a respect for life unlike any instrument we’ve ever seen. At Uku, we knew the Ukulele was much more, it was powerful,  it was a lifestyle! We launched the company to make great Ukuleles and share this instrument’s story. The Ukulele has a special message to pass along and we hope that you agree. The four principles of Positivity, Respect, Love, & Community are consistent with all things Uku. We all interpret and express them in different ways […]

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Our Trip to Costa Rica!

When we founded Uku Global, our mission was to give back and help out as many communities as possible through the universal language of music. In August, we made our first steps towards that goal with a trip to Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica to snap some photographs and help the local community acquire an AED for their local beach. An AED is a defibrillator that is a lightweight and battery-operated. It is a portable device that checks the heart’s rhythm and sends a shock to the heart to restore a normal rhythm. Costa Ricans often say “Pura Vida,” a phrase […]

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An interview with Luke Mitrani

I was lucky to interview Luke Mitrani this past Thursday! In 2013, Luke suffered a traumatic injury in the halfpipe when he was training for the Winter Olympics. Luke broke his neck and went through an extensive recovery. But, that didn’t stop him from living his life to the fullest. He decided this pivotal moment was a chance for him to focus on his other passion, music. Luke dropped his first studio Album in March of 2018 and has been working on another project. We decided to get together and talk about his love for music, the ukulele, snowboarding, and […]

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