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The ukulele became a very popular instrument in the early decades of the twentieth century, kept American soldiers in the trenches of World War II, and saw a resurgence in its popularity in the last 10 years, thanks to its adoption by many indie bands and some international music stars. Among its supporters are Eddie Vedder and George Harrison.
The APC UKSLP soprano ukulele is manufactured in Portugal by APC, a company founded in 1976 by António Pinto Coelho, who descended from a century-old school of luthiers in Porto. The company has about 45 artisans who build various types of traditional Portuguese and other origins. APC is the largest national company in this field, producing and selling instruments to more than twenty countries.
The APC UKSLP soprano ukulele is a quality instrument, very fun to play and very versatile in the type of repertoire you can interpret, from pop songs to jazz standards. And the quality / price / fun ratio is hard to beat.
- Top: recycled wood
- Back and sides: recycled wood
- Finish: open pore
- Includes a bag
Traditional instruments made in Portugal can present differences
to the picture shown in the website due to it's artisanal manufacturing,
specially in it's decoration.