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Ukulele wiz Jake Shimabukuro in Lake Placid

Jake Shimabukuro has reinvented the ukulele and earned a following worldwide. His version of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" made him one of the first "Youtube" legends. Jake and his ukulele will be on stage at Lake Placid Center for the Arts Friday (8 pm). He told Todd Moe that his mother handed him his first ukulele when he was four years old, and it was love at first strum.  Go to full article
Jake Shimabukuro
Jake Shimabukuro

Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro plays two concerts this weekend

The world's best-known, and some say most talented, ukulele player will be making two stops in the region this weekend, just before heading back on the road with Jimmy Buffett. He will perform at Will Rogers in Saranac Lake Saturday at 7:30 pm and on Sunday, 8:30 pm at Higher Ground in South Burlington. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

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