Here you will find for your enjoyment a photo gallery of the best ukuleles handcrafted by some of the finest ukulele luthiers in hawai. The session was first released in 1976 as a double lp back from the gig combined with a 1964 session recorded under horace parlans leadership released in 1988 as happy frame of mind and finally released in 2005 on cd. The eastman eu3t tenor ukulele oozing with quality and traditional tone, the eastman ukulele range are a product of years of development and study of traditional hawaiian and portuguese classic. In fact, the sound that it creates is bigger than ordinary ukuleles.
Buy your eastman eu3t handcrafted tenor ukulele with hardshell case from eagle music shop and receive our premier workshop setup at no extra cost. The second in tenor saxophonist booker ervin s book series, this cd reissue may seem a bit more conservative than the others due to the inclusion of six standards including come sunday, all the things you are and just friends, but ervin and his quartet with pianist tommy flanagan, bassist richard davis and drummer alan dawson come up with fresh interpretations of the warhorses. Texbook tenor connoisseur series by booker ervin album. We know that the readers of this post will be of different levels and skills that is why we will include ukulele for all levels of players. Appointments include top binding with blackwhite inlay, a blackwhite multilayered single rosette ring, and a rosewood bridge. Jan 18, 2016 ukulele sizes and what is best for you soprano, concert, tenor, or baritone. His tenor playing was characterised by a strong, tough sound and bluesgospel phrasing. Tenor is the second largest size of ukulele, with a length of 66cm and a scale of 43cm. This book and the ukulele guide songbook are available from and from hastings in amarillo at wolflin and georgia. Buy it on amazon us buy it on amazon uk its also worth picking up a chord dictionary like mel bays ukulele. Tex book tenor was recorded in 1968 as a followup to booker ervins debut. And then while im away, ill write home every day, and ill send all my loving to you. Tenor ukulele strings strings for ukuleles strings by mail. The best tenor ukulele also happens to be a great values for a beginner ukulele player.
Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. The 2018 guide to the best tenor ukulele stringvibe. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page. The playing is passionate almost to the point of frenzy, but always vulnerable to the degree that a bent half note can break your heart. Booker ervin back from the gig blue note bnla488h2 2lp1976. Apr 03, 2011 is a concert or tenor ukulele better for a beginner. Tex book tenor by booker ervin, released in 2005 on blue note records.
Tex book tenor was recorded in 1968 as a followup to booker ervins debut date for blue note, the in between, which was released in january of the same year. Welcome to ukulele friend hawaiis best ukulele store specializing in vintage ukuleles and custom ukuleles from hawaii. Uke, baritone, guitar songbook jims ukulele songbook. Practically, this kind of nuance is due to the size of a tenor ukulele. Barrons playing is totally inspired, pushing huge chords at both. It was developed in the 1920s as a larger version of the concert ukulele, having a deeper and louder sound. Booker ervin tex book tenor cd album at cd universe. These days booker ervin is remembered for his association with charles mingus. You have no obligation to purchase the product once you know the price. Based on cursory research i prefer the music of the tenor like the fuller, more guitarlike sound. It includes over 220 new songs and some more of my continuing tidy ups and fixups. Recorded with an irig mic studio microphone and iphone 6. Ervin, booker quartet complete songbook sessions amazon. Tex book tenor is an album by american jazz saxophonist booker ervin featuring the last performances ervin recorded as a leader in 1968 for the blue note.
He is best known for his association with bassist charles mingus. But it is definitely the most comprehensive beginner ukulele book around. Four guitar or ukulele geared tuners two left and two right. There are several options these days for waterproof, bombproof. Johnny coles trumpet booker ervin tenor saxophone horace parlan piano grant green guitar. The blue label twofer offers you fresh vinyl quality for this exciting music. Coltrane if he were more lyrical, a bit less sharp, and more traditional in his approach to melody. Lp1 was reissued as horace parlan happy frame of mind. Today, we are going to give an in depth view into concert ukuleles, the big sister of soprano ukuleles. Tex book tenor, an album by booker ervin on spotify. The tenor ukulele was introduced on the heels of the concert ukulele, offering a deeper, warmer tone and more volume than previous ukes. Ervin had made two records for pacific jazz, which is now owned, like blue note, by emi. Tex book tenor is an album by american jazz saxophonist booker ervin featuring the last performances ervin recorded as a leader in 1968 for the blue note label.
Close your eyes and ill kiss you, tomorrow ill miss you, remember ill always be true. Or how the newly reissued tex book tenor blue note, a postbop powerhouse 68 session made two years before his death, sat on the shelves for almost a decade, in print only sporadically since. Tex book tenor by booker ervin 94631143922 cd barnes. Texbook tenor connoisseur series, an album by booker ervin. Eastman eu3t handcrafted tenor ukulele with hardshell case. I know a few chords on guitar, but otherwise have no string experience. November 11, 20 downhome and majestic, the tenor saxophonists sound. A list of many of these songs is included also in the book. Booker ervin tex book tenor music cd album at cd universe, tex book tenor by booker ervin, enjoy top rated service and worldwide shipping. One ukulele nut 1 116 inches 28 mm from first to last string. Although its tone is not to everyones liking, a tenor ukulele gives off full and deep intonation.
Texas tenor is what is played by booker and to quote the booklet texas tenor means the tone is strong, clean and biting almost to the point of overblowing. This set contains the booker ervin quartets complete songbook sessions. There is a new version of jims ukulele songbook up on the site today. The cout is an electronic tuner programmed specifically with standard ukulele tunings, as well as a chromatic mode to allow you to tune other instruments as well. If your search produces too many results, use the and function to focus your search by putting a plussymbol in front of one of the terms e. Ukulele friend best ukuleles in the world ukulele friend. Horace parlans name as happy frame of mind and the later session was finally released in 2005 as tex book tenor. It is part of a series that byard later did for eventually blue note and includes structurally sound and the in between. Books beginners ukulele for dummies a completely biased recommendation since i wrote it. New version of the ukulele, baritone and guitar songbooks. If, after shopping around for the tenor size you decide you may like a baritone, soprano, or concert size better check out our full guide to the best beginner ukuleles. Many good ukulele songs are in the public domain in the us which means you can record and perform them without paying royalties. Tenor ukuleles are the largest of the three most popular sizes. Favoured by popular virtuosos james hill and jake shimabukuro, the tenor ukulele has become the preferred size for many professional players.
Strum a different song every day with easy arrangements of 365 of your favorite songs in one big songbook. A daddario fluorocarbon low g upgrade is available on the custom shop page. Lesserknown sax players get their due blue note has recently reissued recordings that feature three socalled secondtier saxophonists. Tex book tenor was recorded in 1968 as a followup to booker ervin s debut date for blue note, the in between, which was released in january of the same year. Ukulele styles how to tune your ukulele the easiest, fastest way to tune your ukulele is to use a lanikai tuner, model cout available at your authorized lanikai dealer. The session was first released in 1976 as a double lp back from the gig combined with a 1964 session recorded under horace parlan s leadership released in 1988 as happy frame of mind and finally released in 2005 on cd. The solid mahogany top of the cordoba 20tm is incredible. Now on the subject of ukulele ratingsive been a plucker and a strummer for many years and have had the good fortune to own some of the big name brands of ukuleles and a couple of custom builds as wellbut pound for pound and dollar for dollar, id have to put myamoe at the top.
You do a tremendous job with your ukulele hunt website. Back from the gig is a double lp by american jazz saxophonist booker ervin featuring. The martin 2k tenor uke features characteristics of the style 2 ukulele 2k uke, but in a tenor sized model crafted with solid hawaiian koa top, back and sides, a wood native to hawaii and a favorite of island players. I think stef would agree with me in that i dont think there is a single mediocre lp in the entirety of those mentioned above. The daily ukulele features ukulele arrangements with melody, lyrics and uke chord grids and are in ukulele friendly keys that are particularly suited for groups of one to one. Booker telleferro ervin ii october 31, 1930 august 31, 1970 was an american tenor saxophone player. Plus the 15minute bonus track no booze blooze from ervin s only songbook album in a quintet setting.
If this is the instrument for you then you have come to the right place, as here at the southern ukulele store we have a whole array of tenor ukuleles. Stock instruments are prestrung with daddario fluorocarbon strings and go through a stretching process. Booker ervin back from the gig, of which this cd is a reissue of lp2. Just a closer walk with thee baritone ukulele song for ken middleton by alex holmes. Tenor ukes are about three inches longer than concert ukuleles. Ecm electric jazz emarcy fantasy free jazz guitar jazz hard bop impulse. Roy haynes drums, booker ervin tenor saxophone, ronnie. Stream tex book tenor by booker ervin and tens of millions of other songs on all your devices with amazon music unlimited. When you purchase strings with an instrument, you can request to have them installed in place of the stock strings by making a note on th. Tenor guitar baritone ukulele original by mugambismonkey.221 1396 1033 616 938 46 1051 106 1186 1271 256 945 462 502 1150 768 239 611 1364 412 547 1319 134 97 44 452 1289 942 191 1083 328 1143 521 682 98