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Spokane Public Radio hosts Jake Shimabukuro

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Referred to as "the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele," Jake Shimabukuro is a true virtuoso, and exhibits his talents once again with the release of  ‘Trio', available February 14th through Music Theories Recordings. It's been a decade and a half since covering Jake's cover of George Harrison's "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" went viral and propelled Jake to a level of success most never plausible with a ukulele. Now, with nearly twenty albums already under his belt, Shimabukuro enlists the help of bassist Nolan Verner and guitarist Dave Preston, as well as legendary producer R.S. Field, in presenting the ambience of a classic jam session taken into a studio and transformed into a captivating 13 track album. 

Listen to the Spokane Public Radio - Soundspace Interview with Zan as she hosts Hawaii-based ukelele master Jake Shimabukuro. They discuss Jake's process, what life is like with his tour on pause due to the pandemic, and his new album, TRIO, with sample tracks.