Jake Shimabukuro

2010 Talk

Jake Shimabukuro

Talk: 2010 Talk

Jake Shimabukuro is the pre-eminent ukulele virtuoso of our time. Famous for his YouTube videos & TED talks, Jake will join us for a discussion and studio session about his work, life, and the ukulele. Not to be missed.

Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro is a ukulele virtuoso and composer known for his fast and complex finger work. His music combines elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco. Shimabukuro has written numerous original compositions, including the entire soundtracks to two Japanese films, Hula Girls and the Japanese remake of Sideways.