The Rebel have done it again with this sensational Double Cheese tenor ukulele. The solid spruce top with mahogany back and sides and part of what makes this ukulele stand out is it's simplicity.
The Double Cheese has no binding or fancy cosmetic detail except for the geometric-esque fret dots. You are paying for a well finished ukulele made of good select woods with good hardware and one strum really brings that home. This ukulele is loud and clear without being too ferocious like some spruce top ukes.
The world has been pleading with The Rebel to produce this instrument in a tenor size and we are so delighted that they finally have. The meaty sustain of each note is apparent and accentuated by the thicker conventional depth body - the Cheesecake is the slimline model in the range. This instrument is direct and very full sounding. It's exactly what many uke players have been looking for at this price and haven't been spoiled for choice.
Phil and I fell madly in love with Rebel at the 2019 NAMM show. We were delighted to be able to share the Rebel experience with our colleagues and customers when opening the delivery for the first time. There isn't a bad or mediocre ukulele in the range. They're all well made ukes you will want to play every time you open the bag.
Sure, the bag is a bit flamboyant and won't be to everyone's taste - but at least you'll always know where you put your Rebel!
Top: Solid spruce
Back and sides: Solid mahogany
Scale: 17' tenor
Nut width: 37mm
Tenor neck: Mahogany
Nut and saddle: TUSQ
Fretboard and bridge: Ebony
Fret markers (Rebel signature): Maple inlay
Fret stripe: Ebony
Tuners: Gotoh planetary tuners
Finish: High gloss
Rebel print padded bag included