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Peace, Love, Ukulele

This past Friday night, I had the unique opportunity to see the ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro. As I was walking back from class at the end of the day, I saw that the arts center was selling $10 tickets to see him and decided to go, just for the hell of it. 450 more words


Western swing ukulele

As I’ve discovered over the past few years, my “Comin’ Right at Ya” co-writer/subject/star Ray Benson knows pretty much everybody in and out of the music business — and not just the country music business, either.  160 more words

5 Things To Know About 'Ukulele Virtuoso' Jake Shimabukuro

Being called the “Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele” is very high praise, but for Jake Shimabukuro, the hyperbole has followed him his entire life — starting when he first picked up a ukulele at age four. 53 more words

Things To Do

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Today’s SUPER 6 > TUESDAY / NOV. 10, 2015

“We search the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3. 1,491 more words

Jamming with Jake: A Ukulele Lesson with Jake Shimabukuro

By: Lauren Tingle

To bring my ukulele, or not to bring my ukulele? That was my main question going into my interview with international sensation… 2,812 more words


Thursday Thoughts

Hi Everyone and Happy Thursday.  This is a random post but I’ve just heard something and thought I’d share.

Hope you like it – it’s a young guy who plays amazing music on a much maligned instrument.   7 more words

Ukulele One-Man Band

“There’s no ego when you’re a ukulele player.”
Jake Shimabukuro

I found James Hill while looking for great Ukulele music to learn and play. This guy is amazing with his ukulele one-man band.

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