Saturday 19th August 2017,

Bad Ass Asians

Ξ Comments are off

Channel Guide: The Video That Helped Launch @JakeShimabukuro

posted by Randall

 

Jake Shimabukuro Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings debut on PBS Friday night, according to the Channel Guide.

The movie is described as “a compelling portrait of an inspiring and inventive musician whose virtuoso skills on the ukulele have transformed all previous notions of the instrument’s potential.”

If you missed it, you can still enjoy a performance of Shimabukuro on You Tube. Jake redefined the ukulele from a traditional Hawaiian instrument to a upbeat, uptempo jazz instrument.

As his fans know, Jake managed to do this without losing his connection to his Hawaiian culture.  You can get a taste of Jake on a video featured on the  Channel Guide.

More than 11 million people have viewed it. You won’t want to miss it.

Popular Posts

Search

Get Social

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,028 other subscribers

AsAmNews has Asian America in Its Heart

Please support AsAmNews by sharing & commenting on our stories

Like Us on Facebook & follow on Twitter