LIVE: Jake Shimabukuro @ The Egg, 7/8/11

July 18th, 2011, 3:00 pm by Greg
Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro

If you think the phrase “ukulele virtuoso” is an oxymoron, well, you’ve never heard the kind of instrumental magic that Jake Shimabukuro can make with a uke.

The 34-year-old Hawaiian native has been playing the ukulele for 30 years, but if this conjures up images of Don Ho, Arthur Godfrey or Tiny Tim, well, think again. These days, the uke seems to be everywhere.

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