Jake Shimabukuro, the Ukulele, and Beautiful Eclectic Music!

Jake Shimabukuro and his incredible ukulele playing!!

He first attracted attention in his homelands of Hawaii, in 1998.  From then, he has progressed to one of the world’s foremost “global” ukulele players.  His playing ranges from Hawaiian traditional ukulele tunes, to American folk music, jazz, blues, bluegrass, and rock.  Truly wonderful.  He is a fifth-generation Japanese-American.

LINK to his website here.

Ted Talks:  He performs a variety of tunes:

 

He performs Michael Jackson’s THRILLER on KFOG radio in the US in 2008.

 

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