Extremely rare Custom Kamaka ‘Jake Shimabukuro’ Tenor Ukulele handcrafted by master luthier Casey Kamaka himself! Handcrafted with perfection in mind, this tenor is new – #43 of 100. It is an absolutely remarkable sounding and collectible ukulele. Only 100 of these custom Jake Shimabukuro models will be made.
Three dimensional flaming master grade curly Hawaiian Koa face, back, and sides that make for a mesmerizing appearance and a tone that is truly refined as a full custom. Ebony fingerboard and bridge just as Jake loves his ukes with a matching ebony headstock cap, Honduras mahogany neck for added stability, dark chocolate colored rosewood top and back binding with stunning abalone shell top purfling and matching shell rosette, aesthetically sound koa wood side and back purfling for elegant appeal, top red purfling line on soundboard and around rosette, square headstock with classic [KK] mother of pearl inlay on headstock. Professional gold Schaller geared tuners and factory installed pick-up make this uke a serious musician’s instrument! Jake Shimabukuro [JS] initials inlaid on fretboard. Custom Ameritage Kamaka hard case with Kamaka name plate.
A phenomenal player ukulele. Excellent projection and sustain. Tremendous clarity and very well balanced notes all the way up the neck. If you were looking for one of the best, this is certainly one of them!
A true gem and a very rare custom tenor ukulele from one of the world’s most recognized ukulele musicians, Jake Shimabukuro, handcrafted by one of the world’s finest ukulele luthier, Casey Kamaka of Kamaka Ukuleles.