Despite a hard family life, Hendrix discovered a love of music, reportedly "playing" an old broomstick until his father provided him with a ukulele and then an old acoustic guitar.
Sometimes musicians will call me if they have a gig, and I'll come sit in with them on mandolin, banjo, guitar, bass, ukulele, whatever - anything with strings.
Similar systems are in place for other instruments, including the bass, ukulele, mandolin, banjo, and even free reed aerophones like the harmonica.
Before too long, you will be swaying with the sounds of the ukulele and telling the stories of the ancient Hawaiians.
In addition to singing, she also plays the piano and ukulele.