Jake Shimabukuro

 Jake Shimabukuro is a ukulele virtuoso and composer known for his fast and complex finger work. His music combines elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco. Shimabukuro has written numerous original compositions, including the entire soundtracks to two Japanese films, Hula Girls and the Japanese remake of Sideways.

Well known in Hawaii and Japan during his early solo career in the early 2000s, Shimabukuro became famous internationally in 2006, when a video of him playing a virtuosic rendition of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" was posted on YouTube without his knowledge and became one of the first viral videos on that site. His concert engagements, collaborations with legendary musicians, media appearances, and music production have snowballed since then. In 2012, an award-winning documentary was released tracking his life, career, and music, titled Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings; it has screened in a variety of festivals, aired repeatedly on PBS, and been released on DVD.


Jake Shimabukuro 04/25/2014 8:00PM
Mcdonald Theatre, Eugene
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Jake Shimabukuro 04/26/2014 8:00PM
Paramount Theatre - Seattle, Seattle
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Jake Shimabukuro 04/28/2014 8:00PM
Bing Crosby Theater, Spokane
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Jake Shimabukuro 06/14/2014 7:30PM
Mountain Winery, Saratoga
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Jake Shimabukuro 06/26/2014 8:45PM
Britt Festivals Gardens And Amphitheater, Medford
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Lyle Lovett & Jake Shimabukuro 08/01/2014 7:00PM
Ravinia Pavilion, Highland Park
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