Extremely rare Custom Kamaka ‘Jake Shimabukuro’ Tenor Ukulele handcrafted by Kamaka Ukulele Company! Handcrafted with the consumer in mind, this tenor is a special collaboration piece with world-renowned musician, Jake Shimabukuro’s current custom Kamaka in mind. Otherwise known as “Blue”, this is an absolutely remarkable sounding and collectible ukulele.
Gorgeous curly Hawaiian Koa face, back, and sides that make for a beautiful appearance and a tone that is wonderful. 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 Ebony top and back binding with stunning abalone shell top purfling and matching shell rosette, aesthetically sound “Blue” face, back, and side purfling lines for an elegant appeal with matching rosette, slotted headstock with classic [KK] mother of pearl inlay on headstock. Professional black Gilbert geared tuners and factory installed pick-up make this uke a serious musician’s instrument! Jake Shimabukuro signature inlaid on fretboard. Kamaka hard case.
A wonderful player ukulele. Excellent projection and sustain. Great clarity and very well balanced notes all the way up the neck. A gem and a very rare Kamaka tenor ukulele from one of the world’s most recognized ukulele musicians, Jake Shimabukuro.