Jake Shimabukuro


New Albums from Jake Shimabukuro, Herb Ohta Jr., and Jim Beloff

3 New Uke CDs Reviewed Jake Shimabukuro The Greatest Day [JS Records] Given how Jake’s groundbreaking, off-the-cuff recording of him playing George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” in New York’s Central Park brought him wide acclaim; it’s surprising that…

Review: Jake Takes a New Direction on ‘Nashville Sessions’

Jake Shimabukuro Nashville Sessions (JS Records) Of course, like everyone else Jake Shimabukuro has relied on acoustic tones and high-fidelity recordings for prior studio albums, like the orchestral accompaniment of 2012’s Grand Ukulele or the sparse solo ukulele work on 2007’s…