The Strings Make The Sound

 

Everything you need to know about the Stringed Instruments you Love.

 

Guitar 

The most popular of all stringed instruments. For many it's hard to imagine a band without a guitar in it. 

The guitar can be broken down into 3 major types: Acoustic, Electric, and Bass, The Hybrid Acoustic-Electric is also very popular. 

Banjo

Five string banjos have gained popularity in recent years thanks to popular bands like Mumford & Sons and The Avett Brothers. 

This instrument's history dates back to early Africans in America and has made a splash in country, folk, and Irish traditional music. 

Ukulele

Ukuleles are a 4 string instrument that originated and has been popularized by Hawaiian culture after it was adapted from the Portuguese. 

The size and shape of Ukes vary greatly, coming in soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone. 

Fiddle

The fiddle is the only instrument we cover that is a "Bowed String Instrument". Like the Banjo, this instrument has made a huge splash in the growing Bluegrass scene. 

The Fiddle is very similar to a Violin, with a few key differences in size and how it's played. ​

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain”.  

-Bob Marley 

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