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Jake Shimabukuro - Grand Ukulele Tour 2013

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 8:00p
Marin Center San Rafael, CA

Go ahead and laugh at his little four-stringed ukulele. Jake Shimabukuro does not care. Feel free to call it a child’s toy. Even though his is an expensive custom-made model, he’d agree. After all, he started playing when he was a child. His mother gave him his first instrument — a toy — when he was 4. Hooked from the first notes, he couldn’t put the thing down. His parents had to pry it from his hands just to get him to come to the dinner table or do his homework.

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Jake Shimabukuro -         Grand Ukulele Tour 2013

The fact that Jake Shimabukuro, now 35, can do that, has earned him monikers like “the ukulele’s Jimi Hendrix” and “the ukulele’s equivalent of Segovia, Django, Stanley Jordan, Leo Kottke and John Mayer… all rolled into one.”

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Jake Shimabukuro
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Ukelele master Jake Shimabukuro has taken the four-string, two-octave instrument to places no one could have imagined back in the golden years of Don Ho, ranging freely across the music spectrum from jazz, blues, and funk to bluegrass, classical, and folk with the ease of a musician fully in command of the possibilities of his chosen instrument....
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Marin Center
10 Ave of the Flags
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 499-6800
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