The Latest from Duke Banjo Ukuleles

  • Jamie Houston Performs - Slice Of Heaven

    Have a listen to Jamie Houston - Owner of DUKE Banjo Ukuleles - performing his 'practice run' of Dave Dobbyn's "Slice Of Heaven". The video starts off with Jamie explaining why you won't find...
  • Banjolele Playalong - Little Talks

    Wow! Look, it's the DUKE10 banjolele being used by our friend Bernadette in a cool easy playalong. "Little Talks" by Of Monsters and Men! Easy banjo ukulele playalong. Break out your uke and have a go. Chords used are...

  • Listen to the DUKE10 - Live and Amplified

    Our friend and DUKE10 advocate Matt Hicks recently was privileged to be the support act for world-renowned entertainer, recording artist and ukulele banjo nut Andy Eastwood. He decided to go on stage and do his whole set with his DUKE10. Matt told us...
  • Listen To The DUKE10 - Ain't She Sweet

    Check out this great video clip from Jake Goldstein, another happy owner of a DUKE10 Banjo Uke. He shares his rendition of Ain't She Sweet. Thanks for letting us share it Jake.
  • Listen to the DUKE10 - I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever

    Take a listen to Ring playing and singing a beautiful contemporary Christian song "I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever". Ring's husband bought her a DUKE10 banjolele for her birthday and she tells us she really loves it.
  • Tutorial - Dream A Little Dream Of Me - on the DUKE10 Banjolele

    Watch as our good friend Stukulele gives a tutorial of the song "Dream A Little Dream Of Me" using the DUKE10 Banjo Ukulele.
  • Listen to the DUKE10 - Detour

    Here's our good friend Matt Hicks from UK giving us a demo of the DUKE10. He is playing the song "Detour". This song shows off the tonal characteristics of the DUKE10 really well because Matt uses fingerpicking as well as strumming, giving you a good idea of how each style sounds.
  • Listen to the DUKE10 Plugged In and Amplified

    Here's a tune played by one of our happy reviewers with the DUKE10 plugged in to an amplifier. Listen to Tatsuko Kaneda ​of playing Ain't She Sweet. 
  • Listen to the DUKE10 - Turkey In The Straw

    Check out our friend Stukulele playing "Turkey In The Straw" on the DUKE10 Tenor Banjo Ukulele. 
  • Listen to the DUKE10 - On The Beach

    Check out this little sound bite of "On the Beach" played for us by Stukulele on the DUKE10 Tenor Banjo Ukulele
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What Customers Say

29 reviews
Greetings from NL to NZL

I am very pleased with the Duke 10. Easy to play and sounds the way I like it. A good mix between banjo and ukulele and sounds good too with clawhammer style. Thank you also for the fast delivery (it took only 12 days to the Netherlands).

A very nice banjo uke.

Quick delivery. The Duke 10 plays very well, love the sound.
The pick up works fine. If you play it over a PA the Duke 10 sound great. Very natural.
I play in a band and it's nice to have a new sound on it.

A close 5

I love this Duke 10 Banjo - Ukulele....the set up is great and it plays very well. The tenor neck gives more room for my fingers. The only limitation is my ability, I have not played a Banjo Ukulele before but I can see the possibilities. We are part of a ukulele group 'Rukes' consisting of a Uke-bass, Duke 10 and about 10 Ukes, we play and sing anything - folk, country, Church, and popular songs of the last 60 years. I have started using the Duke 10 as a lead instrument picking out the tune, mostly within the strum, using a soft flat pick. The greater volume enables me to be heard above the other ukuleles. I am still developing this technique but am very pleased with the way it is going.

Hi Pat - thanks so much for your 5 Star Review! We appreciate that it was carefully considered, and thanks for the pic! All the best, Jamie Houston - Owner.
Christmas Duke arives in time

Big thanks to Jamie at Duke Banjo Ukuleles,
My wife, who obviously got the big hint for my Christmas gift ordered the Duke 10 and was advised that they only stood a slim chance of getting it to me in time but would pull out all stops to get it delivered to Perth Western Australia. And they did, it arrived on the 24th December whilst I was out but was received by my wife and whisked away before I had chance to notice. A wonderful surprise that was backed up with supper service from Jamie who did his utmost to get it to delivered. I already have 3 other Banjoleles but the Duke 10 is so beautifully set up its an absolute pleasure to play. If I could give it a 10 star rating I would, its wonderful instrument. Thanks again Jamie and by the way, the bag turned up a week or so later as promised.

Ian Dixon

Hi, I'm so thrilled your DUKE10 arrived in time! And even better, that Eva was able to keep it a secret Thanks for your wonderful review. Enjoy your new'baby'. Jamie - owner.