Ukulele Artists

Taking the main stage with their ukulele in-hand, these phenomenal artists have helped to redefine the instrument in the modern age. Coming from all different backgrounds and cultures, they each bring their own style to the Kala Ukulele. We are so proud to work with each and every one. Check out their profiles to learn more and hear their music.
Vance Joy
James Keogh was born in Melbourne, Australia, and took the stage name Vance Joy from a character in...
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Tyler Joseph

(Twenty One Pilots)

Tyler Joseph was born in Columbus, OH, the eldest of four siblings. Tyler is a founding member of...
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Born and raised in Oakland, mxmtoon is a self-made singer-songwriter catapulted to the forefront of the indie pop...
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Walk Off The Earth
Walk Off The Earth is an unconventional indie pop outfit formed in 2006 in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.  The...
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At just 25, dodie has already done a lot of living. Some of that has played out online...
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John Driskell Hopkins

(Zac Brown Band)

Born in San Antonio, TX, and raised in Gainesville, GA, John Driskell Hopkins is best known for his...
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Mandy Harvey
Mandy Harvey makes the impossible possible. Recognized for her inspiring performances on America's Got Talent, the singer-songwriter proved to...
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John Atkins

(The Ukulele Teacher)

John Atkins got his start as The Ukulele Teacher when a video he made as a joke for...
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Matt Ochoa

(Dirty Heads)

Following in the footsteps of their California brothers Sublime, Huntington Beach's Dirty Heads mix hip-hop, reggae, and rock...
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Kevin Presbrey

(All For Uke)

Midwestern born singer-songwriter + ukulele influencer Kevin Presbrey has worked in the music industry in several capacities for...
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Young the Giant
Assembled in Irvine, CA, in 2004, indie rock band Young the Giant were initially called The Jakes when...
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Sunny and The Black Pack
In 2015, Sunny Promyotin began pursuing his masterful vision to create a band that challenges the status quo...
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Rob Scallon
Rob Scallon is a self-taught, multi-instrumentalist from Chicago. He started playing drums in fourth grade, and later took...
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Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Formed in 1985, the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is an ensemble of ukuleles in different registers with...
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Santiago Prieto

(Monsieur Periné)

Monsieur Periné is the Grammy Award-winning duo of Catalina García and Santiago Prieto — born and raised in...
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Cyrille Aimée
Improvisation is not just a technique for Grammy nominated artist Cyrille Aimée, it’s a way of life. The...
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Ali'i Keanaaina
Award-winning Hawaiian singer-songwriter Ali'i Keanaaina seamlessly blends traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music. After winning the 2010 Clyde "Kindy"...
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Kaleo Wassman


Kailua-Kona born and raised, Kaleo Wassman is one of reggae-rock's most beloved musicians, songwriters and collaborators. Best known...
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Vana Liya
Nirvana Goberdhan a.k.a Vana Liya is based in Santa Cruz, CA but grew up outside New York City....
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Trish Jetton


HIRIE front woman Trish Jetton is high energy and hard work personified. For the past three years, she...
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Raised on Oahu, Kevin Bong, aka 'KBong', is a multi-instrumental artist who is well known for his key...
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Grecia is by far one of the most versatile developing latin artists of 2021 and with the most...
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Daudia is the internationally-acclaimed duo of Italian singer-songwriters Davide and Claudia, known for their seamless harmonies, intimate arrangements,...
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Boris Mogilevski
Boris Mogilevski is a musician, composer performer, online educator and university lecturer based in The Netherlands. As the legend...
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Every time the Maui-based jam-band Kanekoa takes the stage, their improvisational blend of Hawaiian, rock, folk, blues, reggae,...
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Anthony Stanley
Ukulele virtuoso and composer, Anthony Ka’uka Stanley is the youngest son of renowned Kumu (hula teacher) Kathy Heali’i...
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Duke Tatom


Robert Duke Tatom is a ukulele player from the Big Island of Hawaii. Duke plays ukulele for Nā...
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Ari Chi
Ari Chi is a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist & producer currently based in Florida. In January of 2015 Ari...
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Stan Hill

(Eat My Uke)

Stan Hill (Eat My Uke) is a UK-based music and video creator using the ukulele to explore the...
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Ukulenny was born Lendl San Jose in San Diego, CA, and received musical guidance from his brother, sisters,...
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Emily Arrow
Based in Houston, TX, Emily Arrow creates music inspired by literature for children. Her goal is not only...
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Peter Luongo
Peter Luongo is the founder and former Musical Director of The Langley Ukulele Ensemble. The ensemble became internationally...
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Victoria Vox
Victoria Vox (née Victoria Davitt) is a singer/songwriter and musician who was raised in Green Bay, WI. Victoria...
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Born Emilie Sunshine Hamilton and captivated from a young age by “salt of the earth” mountain music and...
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Eva Mikhailovna

(Eva & the Vagabond Tales)

  Eva Mikhailovna is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and artist that creates honest and sentimental music for old...
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Julia Nunes
Julia Nunes was born into a musical family in Fairport, NY, her father a pianist and composer of...
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Alyssa Trahan
A jill-of-all-trades, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, Alyssa is the real deal. Growing up in the small town...
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Ariana Savalas
Ariana Savalas gained international fame as one of the founding members of vintage phenomenon, Postmodern Jukebox. A singer,...
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Ian Clarkson

(Jive Aces)

Born in the Liverpool area, Ian Clarkson got his musical start singing to entertain his family as a...
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Leslie "Bimwala" Ludiazo

(J Boog)

Leslie “Bimwala” Ludiazo​ (better known as Les) is a x2 Grammy-nominated producer, chart-topping musician, and trailblazing music executive...
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Tammy Byerly
Tammy Byerly is a singer-songwriter from the San Francisco Bay Area and part of the Black Pack Family...
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Avonlea Martin is a singer/songwriter from Santa Rosa, CA who began playing music after letting her parents store...
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Hula Hi-Fi
As a multi-instrumentalist and producer in Nashville, Josh Kaler had spent the better part of a decade helping...
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Wheeland Brothers
From San Onofre, CA, the Wheeland Brothers core members are brothers Nate Frogg and Travis, often backed up...
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The Dales
The Dales are a band carried by three-part harmonies and a deep appreciation for classic songwriting. They are...
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Arden Jones
21 year old Arden Jones was born in Marin County, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge, and...
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Antara Nandy

(Antara Nandy/Nandy Sisters)

Antara Nandy is a budding young playback singer from India. She often collaborates with her sister, Ankita, as...
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U•BASS Artists

The small but mighty U•BASS® has been welcomed with open arms into the bass world. These incredible artists have each brought their own personal style to playing it and have helped raise the U•BASS®’ popularity to where it is today. We are honored to be partnered with these talented individuals. Check out their profiles to learn more and hear their music.

Bakithi Kumalo

(Paul Simon)

Bakithi Kumalo is a bassist from South Africa who came to international attention in 1985 for his work...
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Chris Baio

(Vampire Weekend)

A native of New York City, Chris Baio is a multi-instrumentalist performer, songwriter, and producer -- best known as...
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Nik West
Hailing from Phoenix, AZ, Nik West was born into a musical family and encouraged to play music very...
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Jacob Collier
It’s not often one encounters an imagination with the depth and prolificacy of Jacob Collier’s. The London-based 26-year-old is dubbed...
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Nicole Row

(Panic! At The Disco)

Panic! At The Disco's new live show bassist Nicole Row has seen a flurry of new press recently...
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Tony Russell

(Kendrick Lamar)

Tony Russell is an American bass player and musician out of Chicago, IL. The son of Gospel singer...
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Nathan East
Born in Philadelphia, PA, Nathan East moved to San Diego, CA, with his family at age four. Nathan...
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Tal Wilkenfeld
Tal Wilkenfeld is a bassist from Sydney, Australia, who left school to the study guitar in the United...
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Tarron Crayton

(Demi Lovato)

Hailing from Memphis, TN, Kala U•Bass artist Tarron Crayton has worked with some of music's biggest names. Currently...
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Rob Gueringer

(Kendrick Lamar)

Rob Rylan Gueringer (AKA "Freaky Rob") is an artist, musician, producer, and creative visionary with a particularly remarkable...
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Doug Wimbish

(Living Colour)

Doug Wimbish is a bassist from Bloomfield, CT, who found his passion for bass while as a 16...
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Abraham Laboriel Sr.
Born in Mexico City, Abraham Laboriel Sr. is considered one of the most widely recorded session bassists of...
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Philip Bynoe

(Steve Vai)

Philip Bynoe was born to a musical family in Malden, Massachusetts. Philip and his father are both bassists,...
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Ali Stone
Ali Stone is a GRAMMY-nominated, Multi Platinum music producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, and artist, who has been making waves with her...
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Adam Taylor


Adam is the bassist for reggae-rock group Iration. With a natural affinity for reggae and island sounds, the...
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Chandler Baldwin


Chandler Baldwin was born in Snellville, GA, and in 2010 moved to Murfreesboro, TN, to attend Middle Tennessee...
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Tom Beaupre

(Florida Georgia Line)

Tom Beaupre is a musician and producer from Paoli, PA, who currently plays bass for Florida Georgia Line....
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Brandon Robold

(Zach Williams)

Growing up in Maryland just outside of DC and Baltimore, Brandon got his start playing music at the...
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Hutch Hutchinson
James “Hutch” Hutchinson was born and raised in Massachusetts. Hutch moved to California’s Bay Area after graduating high...
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Jim Mayer

(Jimmy Buffett)

Jim Mayer is a renowned bassist born in Tamil Nadu, India, before returning home with his family to...
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Adinda Meertins

(Monsieur Periné)

Adinda Meertins is a bassist from Den Haag, The Netherlands whose influences include Latin music, Argentinian Tango, and...
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Lamont McCain

(Anthony Hamilton)

Born and raised in New York, Lamont McCain’s passion for music began with a deep appreciation for quartet...
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For two decades, Pepper has sharpened its "Kona dub-rock" sound — a blend of reggae, alternative rock, island...
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Strickland Stone

(Dubtonic Kru)

Strickland “Stone” Stone is a founding member and bass player for Jamaican roots reggae band Dubtonic Kru. Originally...
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Jerry Watts Jr.
Jerry Watts Jr. is a Los Angeles-based musician, producer, and educator who has appeared on hundreds of albums,...
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Kadence Williamson

(Williamson Branch)

A dazzling smile. A show-stopping singer, dancing every note, innovating bass lines on the fly -- that is...
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Don Lopez


With a childhood steeped in the guitar stylings of Mexican folk and Flamenco, Don Lopez’s love of the...
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Miki Santamaria
Miki Santamaria is a multi-instrumentalist from Barcelona, Spain, who took an interest in music at the age of...
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Igor de Ferran
Igor de Ferran is a French professional bass player. He started to play bass at the age of...
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Lilo DeLima


Lilo DeLima has earned her reputation as one of Hawaii's premier female bass players. Lilo's father, legendary Hawaiian...
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Jason Tupuola-aino


Anuhea bassist and band leader Jason Tupuola-aino has been hooked on music since the young age of 4. As...
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Oskar Cartaya
Born in New York City, Oskar Cartaya is a bassist, arranger, composer, musical director, and producer. Oskar moved...
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Alex Castro

(Aunt & Uncle)

Alejandro Castro (a.k.a. Jandrex) started playing bass at age 13 in his natal Cabo San Lucas, México, as...
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Norm Stockton
Norm Stockton travels extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He has been profiled in Bass Player magazine...
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Allee Fütterer

(The Astronots)

A Berklee College of Music grad and versatile creative, the L.A-based Allee Futterer has served as the longstanding...
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Magnus Sjöquist
A versatile bassist and teaching artist from Sweden, Magnus Sjöquist was one of the earliest and most spirited...
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Sisters Sidney and Caitlin Powell began performing when they were 9 and 12 years old, respectively. In 2012,...
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Bianca Schlosser


Seranation bassist Bianca Schlosser lives to play every show as though it was her last. The young and...
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Travis Dykes
Travis is a Nashville based touring musician and YouTuber that has worked as instructor for Fender Play, is...
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