The Ukulele has four strings. It is a member of the Lute family. Originated in the 19th century. Tone and volume of instrument varies with size and construction. Ukulele comes in four sizes: Soprano, Concert, Tenor, Baritone. Is commonly associated with music from Hawaii where the name roughly translates "jumping flea".
"If everyone played the ukulele, the world would be a better place" - Jake Shimakukuro
"Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, it can only happen through music" - Jimi Hendrix