The ukulele is becoming more popular everywhere, and Japan is definitely no exception. Here’s some interviews for our Japanese fans!
Taimane Gardener - www.kamakaukulelejp. com/talk/talk08.php
- Jake Shimabukuro www.kamakaukulelejp. com/talk/talk10.php
- Mailani www.kamakaukulelejp. com/talk/talk11.php
- Eddie Kamae www.kamakaukulelejp. com/talk/talk07.php
Check out this article on the rise of the popularity of the ukulele due to artists like IZ and Jake Shimabukuro. Ukulele virtuoso Taimane Gardener is sure to rise its popularity even more with the release of her debut album later this year!
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Jake Shimabukuro was on CNN!! He was chosen as the first musical “Next Lister” from their series on ‘agents of change’ that are helping to shape our collective future!
Jake’s been altering how the ukulele is perceived by millions of people, and we’re sure this story will reach millions more!
Check out Jake’s CDs to hear for yourself! http:// www.mountainapplecompany.com/ artists/jake-shimabukuro
One more pic of Jake at Don Quijote last week! Here he is hanging out with their penguin mascot, Donpen.
http:// www.mountainapplecompany.co m/artists/jake-shimabukuro
Jake Shimabukuro was at Don Quijote over the weekend where he performed and signed autographs!
Here’s Jake with a young fan and fellow ukulele player, and signing a poster!
NPR’s Prairie Home Companion came to Hawaii this past week! Jeff Peterson and Jake Shimabukuro were two of the guests on the show!
If you’d like to listen to the show, it’s available online here:
prairiehome. publicradio.org/programs/2011/ 12/31/