Get That Cool Banjo-ukulele Sound!
Looking for a ukulele with more plunk and plink? The Gretsch G9470 Clarophone banjo-ukulele brings back that old-school vibe in an instrument that is fun to play. This banjo-based ukulele has a definitive and unique sound that you'll love. Ukulele luminaries used banjo-ukes in the early 1920's for their increased volume and articulation. The resonator-backed G9470 Clarophone gives you great projection and expression. Add a cool and unique ukulele to your collection with the Gretsch G9470 Clarophone banjo-ukulele.
Gretsch G9470 Clarophone Banjo-ukulele at a Glance:
- Traditional banjo styling and tone
- A unique and different sound
- This traditional acoustic instrument celebrates Gretsch's roots in American music
Gretsch started building banjos over 120 years ago. The first Gretsch banjo-ukuleles rolled off the production lines in the early 1900s. Needless to say, they know a thing or two about making them. The Gretsch G9470 Clarophone banjo-ukulele combines that extensive knowledge with modern production techniques to build a great guitar-banjo. You'll love the open-back tones, vintage looks, and the great feel of the Gretsch G9470 Clarophone banjo-ukulele.A unique and different sound
The distinctive tone of the banjo-ukulele was very popular in the early 1900s. Ukulele legends such as Roy Smeck and George Formby used them for performing and recording. You'll find the tone and projection of the G9470 Clarophone to be different from other ukes. It's unique sound is an asset that stands out in a crowd.This traditional acoustic instrument celebrates Gretsch's roots in American music
Part of their Roots collection, the Gretsch G9470 Clarophone banjo-ukulele gives you a chance to own one of Gretsch's earliest instruments. Everyone knows Gretsch electric guitars and drums, but did you know that they got their start in 1883 as a banjo company? It wasn't long before Gretsch was making mandolins, ukuleles, and eventually flat-top guitars, contributing to the very roots of American music. So when you pick up a Gretsch G9470 Clarophone, you're holding more than a great banjo-ukulele, you're holding a piece of American music history.Gretsch G9470 Clarophone Banjo-ukulele Features:
- Bold and unique ukulele sound
- Resonator-backed design for increased volume
- Feels like a ukulele, sounds like a banjo
- Perfect for fingerstyle and strumming styles