Jake Shimabukuro, the Jimi Hendrix of ukulele

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Jake Shimabukuro is  a passionate advocate of the ukulele and he talked to us after our  interview about how Bill Gates plays one, too—and how he was once invited by Francis Ford Coppola to jam with him.

He’d just flown in from Honolulu and is playing a benefit concert tonight at Zipper Hall at the Colburn School downtown; it’s a sold-out benefit for the Asian-American Symphony. Listen to my interview with him below.