Jake Shimabukuro Announces, ‘Jake & Friends,’ his most creatively ambitious album to-date, featuring a who’s who of music royalty, Out November 12th via Mascot Label Group/Music Theories Recordings and JS Records

Photo: Sienna Morales On November 12th, 2021, the acclaimed Hawai'i-born 'ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro will release Jake & Friends, his most creatively ambitious project to-date, featuring collaborations with a who's who of music royalty, from Willie Nelson and Bette Midler to Jimmy Buffett and Kenny Loggins.  Listen to the album's first two singles, Two High, featuring Moon Taxi, and Stardust, featuring Willie Nelson. Jake's own head spins when looking..

Jake Shimabukuro – Trio (MUSIC THEORIES RECORDINGS/Mascot)

Exponents of prog ukulele are thin on the ground... There are some instruments that seem to lend themselves to certain types of music – you know, electric guitars and drumkits were made for rock’n’roll, while it’s difficult to imagine an orchestra without a violin section. Other instruments are rare in certain circles; hard rock harpists..