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Brought to you by Audio-Technica’s E-Series in-ear monitoring headphones, the new episode of the No Guitar Is Safe podcast presents Jake Shimabukuro, “the Jimi Hendrix of the Ukulele,” as Guitar Player magazine’s Matt Blackett described Jake when he burst onto the scene back in 2005.
When it comes to advancing the musical and sonic boundaries of ukulele, no one has done so more spectacularly than Shimabukuro, who now headlines concert halls around the world as a solo artist. In this one-on-one interview/jam, host Jude Gold sits down with Jake, who performs many songs, jams on stuff, tells you everything you need to know to play ukulele like a pro, and discusses tracks from his new album, Nashville Sessions. Jake also shares how inspiration from Michael Jordan and Bruce Lee factors in his uke playing.
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