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Jake Shimabukuro: Ukulele Five-O

Jake Shimabukuro performing live.

After his YouTube performance of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” went viral, ukulele virtuoso and composer Jake Shimabukuro’s career skyrocketed. Several recordings later, he has toured his “Uke Nations” show internationally, and continues to combine elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk and flamenco in his repertoire for this “under-the-radar” instrument.

(Broadcast: "Musicians' Spotlight," 3/5/15 and 6/25/15. Listen on Thursday evenings at 7:30, or via podcast.

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