Oscar Schmidt Introduces Four New Ukuleles

Chicago, IL, January 14, 2010 — Oscar Schmidt, a name quickly becoming synonymous with quality ukuleles, is pleased to announce four new ukes for 2010, each offering unique attributes to suit any player’s style.

OU6W
With its gloss finish, 19 fret nyatoh neck and intricate Abalone rosette and binding, this Koa tenor with wider spaced strings allows players with larger hands easier playing accessibility.

OU17
This little soprano sings with great highs and and impresses with its striking looks. It features a Spalted Mango, gloss finish body, Abalone rosette and bindings, a 19 fret Nyatoh neck, Deluxe Grover® tuners with ebony buttons and synthetic bone nut and saddle.

OU7TE
Oscar Schmidt’s most popular Mango uke has been upgraded through the addition of an active EQ pick-up to project the instrument’s sound and give it added depth. Its gloss finish compliments its Spalted Maple body, Abalone rosette and bindings, 19 fret nyatoh neck, Deluxe Grover® tuners with ebony buttons and synthetic bone nut and saddle.

OU245ESWK
This tenor uke made of a solid quartersawn Mahogany body comes with an active EQ pickup to bring a new sound dimension to ukulele playing. Its stunning features include a gloss finish with Mosaic rope rosette and top binding, pearl logo and snowflake inlay, Deluxe Grover® tuners with Ebony buttons, synthetic bone nut and saddle. Deluxe hard shell case included.