Jason Castro, Finalist on “American Idol”, Plays Oscar Schmidt

Many people knew at the start of Fox TV’s hit series American Idol on April 9th, that Jason Castro could play guitar & drums. Imagine their surprise when Jason appeared playing a ukulele on “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”! That ukulele was an Oscar Schmidt OU5, one of our top selling models.
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The OU5 features a Hawaiian Koa top, back & sides, Abalone top inlay, a Rosewood fingerboard and bridge and Grover tuners and retails for $209.90.

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Oscar Schmidt is owned by US Music Corp., located just north of Chicago. US Music Corp. is a uniquely positioned, fully integrated musical instrument company that manufactures and markets instruments, accessories and audio equipment for professionals, aspiring professionals, collectors, hobbyists and beginner musicians. Also owned by US Music Corp. are Washburn Guitars, Parker Guitars, Randall Amplifiers, and Eden Amplifiers.

For more information on Oscar Schmidt, visit www.oscarschmidt.com.