Ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro is teaming up with Easy Music Center to host a beginner-level ukulele workshop on Thursday, March 30 from 5-6PM to celebrate the release of his first-ever ukulele lesson audio book Jake Shimabukuro Teaches Ukulele Lessons (Hal Leonard).

Thursday, March 30
Easy Music Center
1314 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96814

Admission is free; seats are limited and first-come first-serve. Please bring your own ukulele. Books will be available for purchase; it is not necessary to purchase the book before the workshop.

Jake Shimabukuro Teaches Ukulele Lessons features Jake introducing notes, chords, songs, and playing techniques. The book includes instruction and transcriptions of every example and the full-length online video features Jake teaching and demonstrating all the skills and techniques from the book. The video is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded.

In addition to the lessons, the videos also feature performances of Jake playing some of his most popular arrangements such as “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” and “Ukulele Five-O,” among others.

Jake Shimabukuro Teaches Ukulele Lessons is available on Jake’s web store by clicking here.

Jake is currently touring in support of his “adventurous, dazzling” (Associated Press) new album Nashville Sessions. See dates here:

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