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Ukers and their Ukuleles - 1

There many talented ukulele players(ukers) through the world. In this and the coming posts, I will talk about talented ukers and their ukuleles.

First off, 85 more words

Hawaiian Music

Ukulele Thursday

Ukulele Thursday is a webisode created by Jake Shimabukuro and his team. It is about ukulele, and the daily life of Jake. It is nice to know what is happening in the master’s life. 46 more words

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The Excalibur of Ukulele - Kamaka

Many of you, after reading my post of Jake Shimabukuro, may wonder: What kind of ukulele does Jake use? Well, the uke used by Jake Shimabukuro is a custom-made Kamaka tenor ukulele. 181 more words

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The Ukulele God

“A solo ukulele player from Hawaii”, this is how Jake Shimabukuro define himself. While prefer to call him “the Ukulele God”!

Jake Shimabukuro is Japanese American who grew up in Hawaii. 416 more words

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Less is more

Many people dislike ukulele because they think the range of the instrument is too much limited. But that’s why I love the instrument, because more often than not, less is more. 60 more words

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Practicing the Ukulele, Loving Dogs

About a year ago, I decided I needed to play the ukulele.

I went out and bought a nice uke, brought it home, and then thought,  350 more words

Chuck Taylors, ukuleles, and my own sanity.

I really wish I was a one-note samba.  I mean it.  I wish I had one ability, one passion, one benevolent, artistic master to which I paid supplication and deference. 250 more words

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