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Thai ukulele players

19 2010

Thailand‘s ukulele community seems to be increasing judging from their website. Today I’d like to share my latest ukulele findings from Thailand with several Thai players exploring different styles of music.

Firstly, let’s find out what Thai sounds like with a cover of a song called ตุ๊กตาหน้ารถ (Took-ka-ta-na-rod) by siampansey.

Next comes a song which I quite like _although I haven’t got a clue what it is about_ , performed by akehawa.

Update: Paintedbird kindly provided me with the Thai name of the song เพลงส่วนตัว (peng-suan-tua) meaning ‘private song’ in English.

Thai ukulele players seem to be quite fond of fingerstyle uke as we’ll see in the coming videos.

Beforespace is playing Close to You, displaying great ukulele skills.

Tan kham nun, an instrumental ukulele cover by O2ukulele.

Alo55Man covers Sukiyaki.

Finally, some funky ukulele on a blue Makala by fotobeer2516.

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7 Comments »

  1. siampansey on the 21st of January 2010 @ 17:10

    Armelle :)

    Ukulelethai are watching you!!

    And we are agree that it’s true ….
    we speak only one common language… “the ukulele”

    with love

  2. Armelle Europe on the 21st of January 2010 @ 18:16

    siampansey : I am very pleased by your visit here!
    I hope Ukulelethai upload more great ukulele videos of Thai songs in the future!
    Greetings to all Thai ukulele players !

  3. Acilius on the 21st of January 2010 @ 21:17

    All excellent. You are right about BeforeSpace’s great ukulele skills!

  4. Armelle Europe on the 21st of January 2010 @ 23:08

    Acilius : Glad you’ve enjoyed the videos Acilius ! Ukulelethai has quite a group of good players so I’ll be watching them.

  5. Acilius on the 22nd of January 2010 @ 13:59

    Yes, I’ve been looking at UkuleleThai- thanks for letting us know about it.

  6. paintedbird on the 22nd of February 2011 @ 16:42

    the song performed by akehawa (in thailand, we call him “ake-cha-em”) is เพลงส่วนตัว (peng-suan-tua) or private song (translated to be Eng).

    I like his song very much.

  7. Armelle Europe on the 22nd of February 2011 @ 18:41

    Paintedbird: Welcome here and thanks very much for providing some explanation about ake-cha-em’s song.

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