Cocobolo Kiku Construction, U87
What has 6 strings, a barione ukulele body and sounds like a dream?
A Lichty Kīkū! When an instrument evolves past its traditional design and sings with a voice that is unlike any other it stands out from the crowd and it stands alone. Such an instrument deserves a spotlight and begs for its own distinct name. So it is that the name Kīkū (pronounced kee koo) is born. It is a name coined by Zanuck Lindsey, acclaimed Hawaiian musician and Nara Cardenas, a Hawaiian Native language speaker and cultural consultant.
Read more … Kīkū – latest offspring in the ukulele family.
Lichty Guitars is proud to have been chosen to design and craft this custom Cocobolo Kīkū for Zanuck Lindsey. This project represents a facet of our ongoing collaboration with Hawaiian ukulele master Kimo Hussey.
Features: This model features a Lichty baritone ukulele size body, a side sound port, radiused fretboard and K&K pickup. Cocobolo back, sides and head plate, Carpathian spruce top, mahogany neck, ebony fretboard with koa binding, ebony bridge, slotted headstock, camel bone nut and saddle, cocobolo rosette
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