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In My Life

“Though I know I’ll never lose affection
For people and things that went before
I know I’ll often stop and think about them
In my life I love you more” 227 more words

April

Boulder Phil announces 2016–17 Season

Concert for the Kennedy Center, duo concertos mark a year with few blockbusters

By Peter Alexander

Forging its own path, the Boulder Philharmonic has announced a season for 2016–17 that is unlike most orchestra seasons around the country. 1,454 more words

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The Fleaharmonics Meet Jake Shimabukuro

On January 31st, Jake Shimabukuro appeared at the Music Box Supper Club, and many of the Fleaharmonics were there.  As always, Jake put on a fantastic show, and we were blown away.  49 more words

The History of the Ukulele

Above: Jake Shimabukuro stops in at soundcheck with musician, Aidan James.

The name ‘ukulele’ is the traditional Hawaiian name that was given to a small instrument called the machete (machete de braga), which was originally developed in the Madeira Islands of Portugal. 1,403 more words

Video of the Week #30

While my Guitar Gently Weeps–like you’ve never heard it before.

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Ukulele tremolo picking Jake Shimabukuro style

My mom got me Jake Shimabukuro’s new album for Christmas and I listened to it last night. On this album he does a lot of something I’ve heard him do in other places, a kind of single string tremolo picking that sounds like a mandolin being picked fast. 332 more words

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