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School Day Performance for Grades K-12: Holidays in Hawai’i Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele

  • 825 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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Shimabukuro combines the qualities of a long line of virtuoso ukulele players with modern rock musicians to create a sound that’s uniquely his own but still firmly grounded in Hawaiian tradition. He has redefined the ukulele, incorporating elements of thoughtful, sophisticated arrangements with spontaneous improvised passages. His seemingly limitless vocabulary, on perhaps the unlikeliest of instruments, has brought new appreciation to the four-string instrument, causing many to call him “the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele.” Get ready for some holiday fun sprinkled with a little Hawaiian tradition.