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The speech of the strings

The choice for the 7th night of the series Le Festival à la Maison Symphonique is a big one. The combination between Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro and Australian guitar master Tommy Emmanuel turns out to be the best bet to fill Montreal’s Maison Symphonique on the 5th of July’s warm night. 1,196 more words

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UkePrints - Jake Shimabukuro - The Star Spangled Banner

Released in 2006, Shimabukuro’s 5th solo studio album Gently Weeps is a masterpiece album featuring Shimabukuro’s strengths as both a player and as an arranger. Comprised of solo ‘ukulele arrangements and a few bonus tracks from a movie he scored titled  337 more words

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'Ukulele Album of the Year - 'Ukulele Friends

Last Saturday, the 39th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards took place on the island of O’ahu at the Hawai’i Convention Center. Honoring some of Hawai’i’s finest musicians, the Nā Hōkū Awards is often referred to as the “Hawaiian Grammys,” with awards in categories ranging from Hawaiian album of the year to rock album of the year. 954 more words

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UkePrints - The Beatles - Something

In celebration of Play Your Ukulele Day, today’s UkePrints will feature what is probably the one of the most prolific and renowned bands of all time: … 528 more words

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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

Music News

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