The world has associated the sound of a ukulele with paradisiacal ideas of the islands of Hawaii. But in recent years a man has emerged from these islands that has taken this small simple musical instrument called a ukulele and destroyed all misconceptions that it is anything but simple. Jake Shimabukuro is a living legend in the ukulele community. He has proven without a doubt that the ukulele is not just a simple man’s musical instrument that can play only Hawaiian songs. Shimabukuro has astounded musicians around the world by demonstrating the ukulele’s versatility as a serious musical instrument.
Shimabukuro has amazed many the world over with his musical talent so much so that he was greatly honored to be invited to perform before the queen of England. Shimabukuro will captivate your senses as you hear him weave his musical magic with his simple ukulele, here is a link if you want to hear him for yourself http://musicouch.com/instruments/string/youtube-video-jake-shimabukuro-greatest-ukulele-player/.
Jake Shimabukuro is without a doubt the greatest ukulele player ever born, some of his most outstanding songs he plays are, Ukulele Weeps, Bohemian Rhapsody, Let’s Dance and Over the Rainbow will captivate your curiosity and invoke a love for the ukulele.